University Health Service

Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan 2017-18

Here are highlights of the 2017-18 plan, which is available for purchase by U-M students who are enrolled in classes or between terms. The deadline for purchase for coverage period 5/1/18-8/23/18 is May 31, 2018.

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U-M students, do you need health insurance?

The University of Michigan offers a low-cost, comprehensive, voluntary health insurance plan for U-M students. The deadline for purchase for coverage 1/1/18-8/23/18 is Thursday, January 31, 2018.

This insurance plan was developed with student needs in mind:

  • The cost for an individual student is $1,202 for coverage 1/1/18 - 8/23/18.
  • It provides coverage with a wide array of benefits, including clinic visits, medication, annual vision exam, hospitalization and emergency care.
  • Coverage is available throughout the U.S.
  • It complies with the Affordable Care Act.
  • It is available to U-M enrolled students and their spouses, domestic partners and dependents.
  • It is sponsored by U-M in collaboration with the Central Student Government (Ann Arbor campus).

You can purchase the plan at Aetna Student Health.

For more information, see Domestic Student Health Plan.

For questions please email

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How the Affordable Care Act Affects U-M Students

Do you need health insurance? The Affordable Care Act requires individuals to have health insurance. Open enrollment through the Health Insurance Marketplace is now closed but this page can help you learn about your options.

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UHS Prepaid Plan

U-M students between semesters and recent alumni, among others, are eligible to purchase a Prepaid Plan for access to UHS services.

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