Student Health Insurance- Frequently Asked Questions:
CSU requires students with six or more Resident Instruction credits to have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled in the CSU Student Health Insurance Plan unless they show proof of a private plan that is Affordable Care Act compliant and has a $2500 or less individual deductible.
Questions about Dependent, Spouse or Domestic Partner Insurance:
- Moved to Colorado
- Marriage or civil union
- Birth or adoption
- Change of American Indian/Alaska Native status
- Change of residence (if moving out of a service area)
- Gain or loss of eligibility for the tax credit or cost sharing reduction
- Incorrect or inappropriate enrollment NOT due to customer error
- Loss of minimum essential coverage (MEC)
- Employer-sponsored coverage becomes unaffordable
- Gain of Citizenship or Immigration status
For more information about qualifying health events, visit the Colorado Health Insurance Exchange Website.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Graduate Assistant Health Insurance Contribution:
For more detailed information about the health contribution, learn more from the CSU Graduate School:
- Have an assistantship appointment of at least 25% (10 hours per week) by the end of the regular add/drop period and
- Hold CSU health insurance and
- Be enrolled in at least 5 resident instruction on-campus credits (excluding Online Plus credits)
- For students who meet the GA eligibility requirements in both the fall and spring semesters, the CSU health insurance contribution will cover 100% of the fall, spring and summer health insurance premiums, effective Fall 2015.
- For students who meet the GA eligibility requirements for only one semester,the CSU health insurance contribution will cover 100% of the insurance premium only in that semester.
- Students who serve as a GA for one semester will not be eligible for CSU’s summer health insurance contribution.
Health Education and Prevention Services
Lynne Bunn, Student Health Insurance Manager
Other Health Requirements For Enrollment:
- Complete the Haven: Understanding Sexual Assault Program
- Turn in Immunization Records- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and Meningococcal Vaccinations
- Complete Important Health Forms- Health History and Tuberculosis Screening
- Fulfill the Health Insurance Requirement
- Consider the RamCare Supplemental Program
Follow the directions on the new student checklist and make sure you have completed all the necessary requirements by the date given.