Health Insurance Options

Several health insurance options may be available for students.

  • Student health insurance plans. For additional information on the Kent State-sponsored student health insurance plan, visit;
  • Parents' employer plans (up to age 26, if dependent coverage is available).  
  • Employer plans (for eligible employed students). 
  • Individual plans through the state or federal exchange.
  • Depending on your state, you may qualify for Medicaid. Go to to determine if you may be eligible.

United Healthcare Student Resources information

Learn about the International Student Hard Waiver program