Insurance Enrollment is Now Closed

Students who want to waive the Gold Plan after the deadline can use the one-time late waiver option by completing the petition form below. Bring the completed form and proof of insurance to Wardenburg Health Center, room 333, during regular business hours. If you have questions, please email

Download the Insurance Policy and Petition Form Here

Pending approval of the petition, the student will be refunded the premium amount minus a $250 late fee.

Please note: This option is only available once per student during their time at CU Boulder. The health insurance requirement must be completed every fall semester.

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.

To view CU's mandatory health insurance policy, 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 the Gold Plan for fall 2017 passed on September 15, 2017. There is a one-time petition to waive the Gold Plan that must be submitted by December 14, 2017 to be considered. To request a petition, please email, provide your student ID number, and a petition will be emailed to you to fill out.   

Exceptions to automatic enrollment: New summer students, non-degree seeking Continuing Education, Leave of Absence Program, Study Abroad, Evening MBA program, or exclusively Be Boulder Anywhere courses.

Spring insurance enrollment will open on December 15, 2017. 
Students may select or waive insurance coverage for spring 2018 up until the spring deadline on February 2, 2018.

Selection/Waiver Process

Before the fall and spring semeseter deadlines, you 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. For more on selecting or waiving insurance, download these instructions.

To learn more about the selection/waiver process, click here.