Waiver

WAIVING THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE WAIVING THE STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE FEE

All waivers and exceptions submitted will be reviewed for the Fall 2020 term only.  Guidance regarding Spring 2021 will be announced later this year. 

 

You must have comparable insurance in order to waive.  We are unable to review any insurance policies, if you would like to compare your coverage you may use this tool.  Please review the waiver criteria.

 

Employees of Columbia University who receive university benefits may waive by completing the Student Health Service Waiver form found here.   

Domestic Student Waiver Request

 

International Student Exception Request

 

Note:  For the 2020-2021 plan year, the waiver criteria have been updated to allow for additional flexibility in light of the current situation. Please review the waiver criteria.

 
Deadlines
  • Fall: August 1 - September 30
  • Spring: January 1 - February 15 (new students/dependents only)
  • Summer: May 15 - June 30 (new students/dependents only)
Deadlines
  • Fall: August 1 - September 30
  • Spring: January 1 - February 15 (new students/dependents only)
  • Summer: May 15 - June 30 (new students/dependents only)