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International Students

All registered International students, with F-1 visa status on a UNLV I-10, taking credits are required to have health insurance coverage, either through this Student Health Insurance Plan or through another individual or family plan. Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided by completing the waiver.

Waivers must be submitted each term. International student accounts will be charged the Student Health Insurance Fee for the Fall and Spring/Summer term.

Graduate & Professional Students

All registered, degree-seeking Graduate & Professional students taking 1-8 credit hours and all registered, degree-seeking Law students taking 1-11 credit hours are eligible to enroll in this Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary basis. 

All registered, degree-seeking Graduate & Professional students taking 9 or more credits, all Graduate Assistantship (GA) students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours, and Law students taking 12 or more credit hours are required to have health insurance coverage, either through this Student Health Insurance Plan or through another individual or family plan. Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided by completing the waiver.

Students need to submit a waiver once per academic year. Graduate & Professional student accounts will be charged the Student Health Insurance Fee for the Fall and Spring/Summer term.

Nursing Students

All registered, degree-seeking School of Nursing students taking 1-8 credits are eligible to enroll in this Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary basis. However, if you do not already have adequate medical insurance coverage, you must enroll.

All registered degree-seeking School of Nursing students taking 9 or more credits are required to have health insurance coverage, either through this Student Health Insurance Plan or through another individual or family plan. 

Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided by completing the waiver. Nursing student accounts will be charged the Student Health Insurance Fee for the Fall and Spring/Summer term.

Insured Students who are enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan may also enroll their eligible dependents.

Mandatory (Full-Time) Students - Please do not enroll online as UNLV will charge your student account for the insurance premium.

Open Enrollment Periods

Spring (Nursing Students) - 11/13/2021 - 01/12/2022

Spring (Graduate & International Students) - 11/13/2021 - 02/09/2022

Online Enrollment

Full Time Student - Dependent Enrollment

Insured Students who are enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan may also enroll their eligible dependents.

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Voluntary Graduate & Professional Students

All registered, degree-seeking Graduate & Professional students taking 1-8 credit hours and all registered, degree seeking Law students taking 1-11 credit hours are eligible to enroll in this Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary basis.

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Voluntary Nursing Students

All registered, degree-seeking School of Nursing students taking 1-8 credits are eligible to enroll in this Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary basis. However, if you do not already have adequate medical insurance coverage, you must enroll.

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OPT Students

OPT for Office of International Students and Scholars, (OISS) approved international students. Approval through OISS will be required.

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Students with a Qualifying Life Event

Am I Eligible for a Qualifying Event?

Click the button below to Enroll in 2021-2022 Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 08/16/2021.

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