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Health Benefits

Make sure you meet the University Health Insurance Requirement!

All students are required by the University of Minnesota to have health plan coverage if you are;

  1. admitted to a degree program and
  2. registered for six or more eligible* credits per semester.
  3. *Eligible credits count toward the automatic assessment of the Student Services Fee.

Health care waiver

Students with VA Health Care are eligible for a waiver. Students with this coverage should submit a copy of the Waiver Request form and a copy of the front and back of their VA card to the Office of Student Health Benefits.

To learn more, visit the Office of Student Health Benefits or contact the office at 1-800-232-9017, 612-624-0627, or

Note: Academic Health Center (AHC) students continue to have separate health plan requirements.