Frequently Asked Questions
Do you need help?

Enroll/Cost

Please note that the installment option enrollment period will end before the non-installment option due to the payment structure.

Am I Eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan?

Domestic Students

Undergraduate students attending UH-Main Campus who are enrolled in six (6) or more credit hours (three (3) for summer session) are eligible to enroll for coverage within the posted open enrollment time period.

Graduate students attending UH-Main Campus who are enrolled in three (3) or more credit hours are eligible to enroll for coverage within the posted open enrollment time period.

Voluntary Domestic Students must re-enroll each term.

International Students

International students with “F” or “J” visa status are required to be covered under the UH System (UHS) Student Health Insurance Plan or have equivalent health insurance coverage, regardless of the number of credit hours taken. At the time of registration, the student will automatically be enrolled in the mandatory UHS-endorsed Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) and will be charged for the coverage period on their student financial account. UH Main International students with “F” or “J” visa status may request a waiver of coverage based on the UH System’s waiver criteria.

Online Enrollment Periods

Domestic Students

Fall (New Students) – 07/19/2021 - 09/24/2021
Installment Option - 07/19/2021 - 09/24/2021

Fall (Returning Students) – 07/19/2021 - 09/24/2021
Installment Option - 07/19/2021 - 09/24/2021

Spring/Summer – 12/20/2021 – 02/18/2022
Installment Option - 12/20/2021 - 01/31/2022

Summer – 05/17/2022 - 06/24/2022

International Students

Fall (New Students) – 07/19/2021 - 09/08/2021

Fall (Returning Students) – 07/19/2021 - 09/08/2021

Spring/Summer Students – 12/20/2021 - 02/02/2022

Summer Students – 05/17/2022 - 06/09/2022

Online Enrollment

International Students

Click Here to Enroll in Medical Coverage

 

*Must be enrolled in the medical plan (via link above) before enrolling in Dental.

International Dental (must be enrolled in the Medical to enroll in Dental)

Click Here to Add Dental

 

Continuation Insurance

Continuation of Coverage is only available to Insured Students and covered Dependents who have graduated or are no longer eligible for coverage under the University of Houston Student Health Insurance Plan. Covered students must have been insured for at least three (3) continuous months before coverage terminated under the Prior and/or Current Plan.

Students with a Qualifying Life Event

 Am I Eligible for a Qualifying Event?

Click the button below to Enroll in 2020-2021 Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event before 09/01/2021.

Click Here to Enroll Online

Qualifying Event Cost Sheet - All Students

Click the button below to Enroll in 2021-2022 Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 09/01/2021.

Click Here to Enroll Online

Qualifying Event Cost Sheet