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Health Insurance


All full-time, matriculated students are required to have health insurance to attend SUNY Plattsburgh.

Domestic Student Health Insurance


Student Injury & Sickness Insurance Plan

All full-time, matriculated, domestic students are automatically enrolled in SUNY Plattsburgh's medical insurance plan unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished. If you would like to waive the optional insurance in favor of your current coverage, you must waive before accepting your semester charges.

However, all (1) domestic, matriculated, part-time; (2) non-matriculated; and (3) branch campus students taking at least one course on their campus are eligible to enroll in this plan.

2020-21 Student Health Insurance Plan Features and Pricing

International Student Health Coverage


The Global Education Office (GEO) staff will automatically process your enrollment in this insurance shortly before the beginning of each semester. When your enrollment is complete, you will receive an email from UnitedHealthcare containing important information about how to access your health insurance. If you are already enrolled and have questions, please log in to the UnitedHealthcare website where you will find the answers to many of your questions.

Once logged in, you will be able to:

If you are an enrolled student and do not receive an email from UnitedHealthcare before the semester begins, please email the GEO staff.

Please note: Health insurance is mandatory for all international students at SUNY Plattsburgh.  

All international students are automatically enrolled in the SUNY Plattsburgh UnitedHealthCare insurance program.  Due to SUNY regulations we can no longer waive this requirement, regardless of whether you have comparable health insurance from your home country. 

All enrolled international students must purchase the health insurance plan offered by SUNY Plattsburgh. 

Access Your UnitedHealthcare Insurance Account


You can access your account online through the UnitedHealthcare website or when you download the mobile app.

Additional Resources 

Better Health TeleCounseling for insurance holders
How to Create an online account with UnitedHealthcare
Get the UnitedHealthcare Student Resources Mobile App!

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