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 of $2,075.00 will be added to your student account and due with the tuition bill. 

The plan year begins 8/22/17 through 8/21/18. 

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

7/22/17-8/21/17 at an additional $199.00.

Please fill in attached form This option is only open to new students to UB.

If you were a registered UB undergraduate or graduate student during Spring 2017 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