All full fee paying students, regardless of their insurance plan, have full access to the services provided by Health and Wellness Services.
Students may elect health insurance coverage through:
Students must meet this requirement their first semester at CU Boulder and at the beginning of each academic year. Those taking six (6) or more undergraduate credit hours or one (1) or more graduate credit hours are required to complete the health insurance requirement process. Once a student is registered for their semester credits, the student will begin receiving email communications from Academic HealthPlans. These emails explain the insurance requirement and outline the process of enrolling or waiving the Gold SHIP.
All students, regardless of their insurance plan, have full access to the services provided by Health and Wellness Services.
Please note: If you do not take action to waive or enroll by the deadline, your student account will be automatically charged and enrolled in the CU Gold SHIP.
Review health insurance options and coverage requirements.
- CU Boulder Gold Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
- Private Health Insurance
Review BuffCare supplemental coverage (for private insurances).
The BuffCare Program helps minimize out-of-pocket costs for medical services provided on campus after your primary insurance has been billed.
Select your plan through the insurance portal.
The insurance portal is now closed.
Spring 2022 enrollment dates:
If you have any questions about the student health insurance requirement, please contact the Student Health Insurance and Referrals office.