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Health Insurance Policy

Policy Statement

This policy sets forth core principles and standards with respect to health insurance for students at Adelphi University. Health insurance is mandatory for all residential and international students.

Reason for Policy

The purpose of this policy is to make students aware of the requirements of and options related to health insurance at the University.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

All Residential and International Students


All residential and international students must have health insurance. Any student losing their health insurance may qualify to pick up the school insurance if they contact Health Services within 30 days of their insurance loss.

All residential and international students who do not choose to waive their school insurance by the pre-determined semester deadline will be automatically placed on, and billed for, the pre-selected policy.

Commuter students may voluntarily elect to enroll in school insurance but are not required to do so. Students may only enroll during the open enrollment period unless there is a qualifying event. The insurance policy is open to full-time or part-time undergraduate and graduate students.


Domestic Students: citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

International Students: students attending Adelphi on an F or J visa.


Insurance Waiver

Related Information

Insurance Information and Requirements


Jacqueline Johnston
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Nicole Gaudino
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Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: February 9, 2018
  • Last Revised Date: February 9, 2018
  • Policy Origination Date: Not known               

Who Approved This Policy

Jacqueline Johnston, Director of Health Services

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