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Health Insurance

All full-time students must demonstrate proof of health insurance each year, by either waiving or enrolling in the Drexel Health Insurance Plan at the beginning of each academic year.

Waiver Deadline Has Passed: Please see below for late waiver information.

  1. There is a $40.00 late waiver fee which will be added to your student account.
  2. Write an appeal email explaining the reason for the late waiver. We will go to the insurance company on your behalf.
  3. You must download and print this checklist before coming to the office or emailing your information.
  4. Scan a copy of the front AND back of your health insurance card and write your name and student ID# on the copy.
  5. Scan both the checklist and a copy of your insurance card and include the appeal letter, and send everything to healthimmu@drexel.edu or bring it to Creese 215.

ANY WAIVER THAT IS NOT COMPLETE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED AND THE PREMIUM AMOUNT OF $2,166 WILL REMAIN ON YOUR STUDENT ACCOUNT.

Health Insurance Requirements

Full-time Domestic Students

All full-time domestic students are required to demonstrate proof of health insurance each academic year. Students are able to demonstrate proof of insurance through a waiver process or enrolling in the Drexel-sponsored plan by going to Aetna's site.

How To Enroll/Waive Health Insurance

International Undergraduate Students

International undergraduate students will be default enrolled into the Drexel University Dragon Plan. The premium amount for this plan is $2,166 and will be placed on your student account. The only plan accepted in lieu of this plan will be Embassy-sponsored coverage. If you have an Embassy-sponsored insurance plan, you must submit proof of this once you arrive to the University by bringing a copy of your Embassy-sponsored health insurance card to our office in Creese Student Center, room 215 by the deadline. If you do not bring this verification to our office by the compliance deadline, the premium amount will remain on your student account and you will be responsible for payment.

International Graduate Students

All full-time students are required to demonstrate proof of health insurance each academic year. Students are able to demonstrate proof of insurance through a waiver process or enrolling in the Drexel-sponsored plan by going to Aetna's site.

How To Enroll/Waive Health Insurance

Online Students

All full-time Drexel Online students are required to demonstrate proof of health insurance each academic year. Students are able to demonstrate proof of insurance through a waiver process or enroll in the Drexel-sponsored plan by going to Aetna's site.

How To Enroll/Waive Health Insurance

Compliance Deadlines

Any student that does not comply by the deadline date will be default enrolled into the Dragon Plan and the premium amount will be placed on their student account. Once this charge has been placed, it cannot be removed.

QUARTER STUDENTS COMPLIANCE DEADLINES:

Term Start Compliance Deadline
Summer 2017 July 15, 2017
Fall 2017 September 30, 2017
Winter 2018 January 30, 2018
Spring 2018 April 30, 2018

SEMESTER STUDENTS COMPLIANCE DEADLINES:

Term Start Compliance Deadline
Fall 2017 August 30, 2017
Spring 2018 January 30, 2018

For Additional Health Insurance and Immunization Information


University City Campus (including BCC, DCC, MCC, Sacramento and Online): healthimmu@drexel.edu

Center City Campus and College of Medicine: Janel Still, jgs74@drexel.edu or vaccinescnhp@drexel.edu