Student Health Insurance

All students enrolled in OU Health Sciences Center programs must have health coverage.

All Enrolled Students Must Provide Proof of Health Coverage

Per University of Oklahoma Regents’ Policy, all students enrolled in OU Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) programs are responsible for maintaining health insurance and providing coverage information each semester of enrollment in their programs. A student who is found to be uninsured will receive notification from HSC Student Affairs and their academic dean’s office regarding lack of compliance and possible delay in academic program, including clinical participation, advancement.

Each semester, enrolled students must do one of the following:

Student Health Plan Enrollment Forms and Summary of Benefits

Enrollment forms and the Summary of Benefits for the Academic HealthPlans Student Health Insurance Policy are available online at or at HSC Student Affairs in the HSC Student Union, Suite 300.

Academic HealthPlans

Explore the plan, discover enrollment periods, and plan premiums at the following link.

Visit the Academic HealthPlans Website

Additional Information

Plan Highlights Benefits Summary

Questions regarding specific coverage or conditions should be directed to: 

Academic HealthPlans Customer Care

1-888-924-7758 (toll free)
or 817-809-4700
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday

Waiver for Alternate Coverage

All students enrolled in OUHSC programs must purchase the OUHSC Student Health Insurance Plan or submit a waiver to show alternative coverage via the Student Health Insurance waiver program each semester of enrollment. 

For Fall 2024 compliance, students must submit their waiver by Friday, August 30, 2024
The waiver opens Wednesday, June 26, 2024.

To begin the waiver process, please visit:

Needlestick and Bodily Fluid Exposure Coverage

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center students participating in clinical learning environments are encouraged to have coverage for needlestick injuries. Students who do not have needlestick coverage on their current health insurance plan may purchase this on a stand-alone basis.

Student Health Fee Coverage Information

Enrolled OUHSC students pay a Student Health Fee. The Student Health Fee, included in your tuition and fees, covers the some services for all students at no charge.

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