The Student Health Insurance Plan

The New Student Health Insurance Plan for 2017-2018

Rutgers University requires all full-time students to have health insurance. To ensure that students have access to a comprehensive and affordable health insurance, Rutgers University is offering The Student Health Insurance Plan serviced by University Health Plans (UHP) and underwritten by United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR). Rutgers University-Newark Health services and its staff do not participate in any insurance policies.

United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR)

  • Fall Coverage Period: 08/15/2017-01/14/2018
  • Spring/Summer Coverage Period: 01/15/2018-08/14/2018
  • Phone: 800-505-4160

Student Health Insurance Plan and Student Status

Please note the plans have enrollment and waiver deadlines.

Full-time domestic students & International students

Part-Time domestic students

Postdoctoral, Graduate, Teaching Fellows and Assistants click here for student status and health insurance plans

For F1, J1, F2, J2 Rutgers Visa sponsored students must visit for enrollment or waiver procedures.

UHCSR Insurance Card

To request or print your insurance card, view benefits or find nationwide providers please:

  • Create an account or or go to the My Account Login
  • Contact UHCSR at 800-505-4160 or

UHCSR Prescription Plan

Students who enrolled in the student health insurance plan are covered for pharmacy prescriptions according to Tiers which determine Co-pays. This prescription plan is accepted at the Rutgers pharmacy and most other local pharmacies.


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Office of Student Insurance

Optional Dental and Vision Plans

Students can puchase optional Dental or Vision plans. Please note the plans have enrollment deadlines.