Health Insurance Requirement

Health Insurance Requirement

As of June 4, 2015, university policy requires all international students taking at least one credit hour to have health insurance that is comparable to the coverage provided by the Kent State University sponsored student health insurance plan.

  • In order to activate the insurance plan, students must enroll here.
  • The health insurance premium will automatically be posted to a student's account once the student registers for classes. 
  • More information can be found in the university's policy register.

Health Insurance Waiver Requests 

Any international student may request an enrollment waiver of the health insurance requirement IF:

  • The student provides proof of full sponsorship by a government agency including health insurance, OR

  • The student provides proof of health insurance provided by a United States employer.

For assistance or questions about the health insurance, contact: University Health Services Insurance & Billing at 330.672.8251 or email