All students are required to have health insurance during their time at CU Boulder. Students may elect coverage through an individual health insurance plan, through a family member or employer, or the university’s Student Gold Health Insurance Plan. Students must meet this requirement their first semester at CU Boulder and every fall semester thereafter.

View CU's mandatory health insurance policy.

For information on immunization requirements, click here. 

Automatic Enrollment in Gold Health Insurance

Students registered for six or more undergraduate credit hours or one or more graduate credit hours will be automatically enrolled in the Student Gold Health Insurance Plan and charged $1,995 per semester.

Students must complete the health insurance requirement every fall semester. 
The deadline to select or waive insurance coverage for fall 2018 was September 17, 2018. 

Exceptions to automatic enrollment
Non-degree seeking Continuing Education students enrolled in six or more credit hours, Study Abroad (including Semester at Sea) students, Evening MBA students and students enrolled exclusively in Be Boulder Anywhere course and paying the base student fee and Wardenburg Health Center fees, may be eligible to enroll in the Gold Plan and must do so by visiting Wardenburg Health Center.

Selection/Waiver Process

Before the fall and spring semester deadlines, you can confirm your enrollment in the Gold Plan, add the Campus Care Supplement to your existing health insurance or waive both university plans by providing proof of health insurance. Find out more on selecting or waiving insurance.