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Health Insurance

Health Insurance Requirement

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.

Full-time Domestic Students and International Graduate 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 www.aetnastudenthealth.com.

International Undergraduate Students

International undergraduate students will be default enrolled into the Drexel University Dragon Plan. The premium amount for this plan is $971 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. The deadline date to submit this proof is April 30, 2017.  If you do not bring this verification to our office by April 30 the premium amount will remain on your student account and you will be responsible for payment.

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 www.aetnastudenthealth.com


If you are purchasing the Drexel Student Health Plan, please visit www.aetnastudenthealth.com to view a full brochure and plan highlight information to assist you in choosing the plan that best meets your medical needs. If you have questions regarding the policy or benefits, please contact Aetna customer service at 877.409.7361.

View Aetna Student Health Insurance Resources and Health Insurance Terms for answers to frequently asked questions about health insurance at Drexel.


Compliance Deadline Dates for Spring 2017 Start Students

April 30, 2017

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.

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