Student Health Insurance

One of the requirements when attending the University is to have and maintain adequate medical insurance. 

All full-time graduate students with nine (9) credit hours or more are automatically enrolled in the Blue Cross Blue Shield WNY student plan.  The premium will be approximately $2,210.00 and will be added to your student account and due with the tuition bill. Exact amount to be determined. 

The plan year begins 8/22/18 through 8/21/19.

Due to your classes starting before the plan start date you would be required to purchase an additional month:

7/22/18 - 8/21/18 at an additional amount of approximately $210.00

Student Medical Insurance Form 7/21/2018 - 8/21/2018

The form below is created just for medical and dental school and can be used for the students who require the additional month of coverage due to classes starting earlier. The best way to get these back to our office is scanned to Unfortunately, at this time there is no updated news on the International plan.   

If you were a registered UB undergraduate or graduate student during Spring 2018 semester, please contact our office if you are in need of medical insurance. The medical insurance is also available to any student with a minimum of one (1) credit hour – simply fill in the attached enrollment form.  

If you are reading this and currently have private medical insurance coverage that has more than emergency coverage in Buffalo, NY you can apply for an on-line waiver at

Should you have any further questions or concerns, please contact the UB Student Medical Insuranc Office:

716-645-3044 or email to

Thank you

Student Medical Insurance Staff

1CAPEN-North Campus