University Health Service

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If you don’t have health insurance, please take advantage of these opportunities through U-M to get insurance. And because of the COVID-19 pandemic, health insurance is more important than ever.

If you don’t have health insurance, you may be eligible for free or low-cost health insurance coverage.  Assistance is available next week, Dec. 6th – Dec. 10th from the Michigan Medicine Patient Financial Counselors.  They may be able to assist you with:

Michigan Medicaid Application Assistance –The Patient Financial Counselors will be available to help students check their eligibility for Michigan Medicaid. The team is also able to assist with the application process if you are eligible.

Health Insurance Marketplace Eligibility and Enrollment Assistance – The Patient Financial Counselors can provide help to determine whether you are eligible for financial assistance to help pay for insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

To schedule an appt. please send an email with your availability between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm during the week of 12/6/21 – 12/10/21 to:   

U-M Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan

Current U-M students who are not eligible for Michigan Medicaid or for financial assistance on the Health Insurance Marketplace may wish to purchase the U-M Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan (DSHIP). 

This plan was developed to meet student needs. Please note that it, and other student health insurance plans, are not listed on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

This plan is only available to current U-M students during the open enrollment periods, with exceptions for qualifying life events. 

See DSHIP for enrollment information and costs for this plan.

For more information:

Email the UHS Managed Care/Student Insurance Office at