All students are required to have health insurance while attending CU Boulder. Students may elect coverage through an individual health insurance plan, through a family member or employer or the CU Gold Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). 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.

All students, regardless of their insurance plan, have full access to the services provided by Health and Wellness Services.

Insurance Enrollment or Waiver Dates

The insurance portal opens December 15 to students who are registered for classes for the Spring 2021 semester.

Students must Enroll or Waive Coverage by February 12 for the Spring 2021 semester.

Spring enrollment is now closed.

IMPORTANT: 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.

Health Plan Options

There are two ways students at CU Boulder can have health insurance: