Mandatory insurance for international and INTO OSU students.

The OSU Student Health Insurance Plan ensures that you receive affordable coverage and access to a wide network of healthcare providers across the nation.

This plan is provided by PacificSource and comes with a variety of online tools to manage your coverage easily.

For your convenience, we provide the option to waive coverage if you have comparable coverage through a different company.

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*Link goes to OSU-specific PacificSource website


All international and INTO OSU students who are registered for a minimum of one (1) on-campus credit are required to enroll in the OSU Student Health Insurance plan.

If you are an eligible international or INTO OSU student, you will be automatically enrolled and charged for this plan.



If you have any dependents in your household who are eligible for coverage under the plan, they have the option to enroll.  To add a dependent, they must fill out an enrollment form at the Student Health Plan office in the Plageman Building, Room 117.

Notice for International Students Attending Spring Term 2020 

All international students present in the United States on March 30th, 2020 will be charged for the student health insurance plan for spring term regardless of whether they stay in the United States for the entire term. There are no exceptions and there is no grace period. 

Students who have been confirmed to be outside of the United States for the entire term will be removed from the health insurance plan and have the charge for spring term health insurance removed from their student accounts. Students who are removed from the student health insurance will be sent an email notification to their ONID email address.


    You may waive the requirement to be covered under the OSU Student Insurance Plan if you have comparable insurance under a different company.

    In order to waive the requirement, you must complete the waiver process established by the school. 

    If you do not complete the waiver process, or your insurance does not meet the waiver requirements, you will be automatically enrolled into the OSU Student Insurance Plan and a premium will be charged to your student account.

    Refer to the dates below to ensure you complete the waiver process in time.

    Waiver dates:
    • Fall Term:9/09/19 (open) - 10/11/19 (close)
    • Winter Term: 12/16/19 (open) - 1/17/20 (close)
    • Spring: 3/09/20 (open) - 4/10/20 (close)
    • Summer Term: 6/08/20 (open) - 7/10/20 (close)