Health Insurance Information for Students

Under the Affordable Care Act, everyone in the U.S. is required to have health insurance and those that do not may incur a penalty. Unfortunately, statistics indicate that adults ages 18 to 34 are twice as likely to be uninsured as other adults. The resources below can assist you in learning more about your options and available assistance to obtain insurance.

To Begin:

  • Visit to start getting ready for open enrollment on October 1 or to answer any questions. Enrollment begins October 1, 2013 and ends on March 31, 2014. Coverage begins on January 1, 2014.
  • Help is available through a 24 hour toll-free call center available in over 150 languages at 1-800-318-2596. Hearing impaired callers using TTY/TDD technology can dial 1-855-889-4325 for assistance.