Information for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
Washington University requires all full-time Danforth Campus students to have health insurance and offers an injury and sickness insurance plan underwritten by United Health Care Company. Domestic students may waive the University plan if they can prove adequate coverage through another plan. International students must be covered by the University health insurance plan. Information about the waiver process is available at the Student Health Services website.
Many graduate students receive subsidized assistance in payment of their insurance premiums and student health fees. These subsidies vary by program and school:
Full-time eligible graduate students in Arts & Sciences funded programs on Danforth campus will receive a health fee subsidy provided by the Graduate School.
Engineering Ph.D. students will normally receive subsidized insurance through the School of Engineering and may contact Johanna Sengheiser at 314-935-6183 with any questions.
Social Work and Pulbic Health Ph.D. students do not receive the Arts & Sciences subsidy but normally receive a matching benefit from the School of Social Work. For more information please contact Marissa Hardwrict at 314-935-2941.
Graduate students in programs housed on the Medical Campus should contact their program for information on health fee coverage.
Arts & Sciences Danforth Campus
Enrollment and Subsidy Information (2016-2017)
Insurance Summary Sheet (2015-2016)
Eligible Day School Graduate Students in the School of Engineering & Applied Science