Loyola University Maryland

Student Health and Education Services

Graduate Health Insurance Information 2016-17

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We are pleased to inform you that the student health insurance plan for the 2016-2017 academic year is being underwritten by United Healthcare Insurance Company. Click here for a brief overview of the plan.

You are required to either enroll online in the Loyola-sponsored Student Health Insurance plan, or submit an online request to waive coverage. To waive coverage, your plan must have comparable coverage based on Loyola’s waiver criteria. Please review your current plan to be sure that your benefits extend to the Maryland area.

To enroll in or waive coverage, visit www.firststudent.com

The deadline date is August 31, 2016. If you do not make your insurance selection by this date you will be automatically enrolled in the Loyola-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan.

The rates for the 2016-17 Loyola-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan are:

  • Annual:  $1,823 (for the period 8/15/16 - 8/14/17)
  • Fall:  $695 (for the period 8/15/16 – 12/31/16) *exception only
  • Spring:  $1,128 (for the period 1/1/17 – 8/14/17) *new students only
  • Summer: $529 (for the period 5/1/17 - 8/14/17 *graduate students only

For assistance or questions with online enrollment or the waiver process, please contact Paige Fritze at 800-346-4075 ext. 1607 or email loyola@rcmd.com

We expect that you will have a healthy year, but we strongly recommend that you make an informed decision about your health insurance coverage while you are a student at Loyola University.

Online enrollment and additional information regarding the Loyola-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan for the academic year 2016/2017 can be found on www.firststudent.com.

Domestic and International Graduate Students

In an effort to ensure students’ physical and financial health, Loyola University Maryland requires all graduate students in full time programs to have health insurance during the 2016-17 academic year.