Annual Health Insurance Matriculation Requirement
Jefferson requires all matriculated students to have health insurance, and to complete the enrollment/waiver process for each academic year (September 1st through August 31st). If you have health insurance through another provider, it must meet the minimum requirements listed to qualify for a waiver. If you do not have coverage through another provider that meets the minimum requirements, then you must enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan. Once enrolled, the plan will be in effect for the entire academic year. You may only terminate the insurance coverage if you have a qualifying life change event. You may visit the Plan's website (www.firststudent.com) for additional information on the plan and qualifying life change events.
PLEASE NOTE: Failure to complete the enrollment/waiver process by the first day of the fall semester* will result in the following:
- An administrative fee in the amount of $150 will be charged to the student's tuition account.
- An insurance hold (HI) will be placed on the student's Banner account.
- The student will not be permitted to attend classes or clinicals.
Upon satisfactorily completing the health insurance requirement, the insurance hold will be removed from the student's Banner account. The administrative fee will not be removed from the student's tuition account; the student is responsible for paying that fee in full through the Tuition Office.
* For new students beginning their program during the spring, summer, or pre-fall semester, the deadline to complete the health insurance requirement is the first day of that semester.