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Did you miss the Spring 2024 waiver deadline?

If you recently registered for the spring semester, or had circumstances that prevented you from completing the waiver prior to the deadline, contact the Student Insurance Office by emailing SIO@mail.wvu.edu.

Student Insurance
A Spring waiver is not necessary if you already have an approved waiver for Fall 2023.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Students can schedule telemedicine appointments through WVU Medicine MyChart, or by reaching out to the Student Health Call Center at 304-285-7200.

insurance information

Students at WVU and WVU Tech are required to carry health insurance.

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Aetna Student Health Insurance 
Aetna's student insurance plan includes coverage through a national network of providers.

Learn About Aetna's Plan

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Coverage
Understand how your health insurance works and what your policy covers.

Find Out What is Covered

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Who Needs Coverage 
Students enrolled in a certain number of credit hours at WVU and WVU Tech must carry health insurance.

Learn Who Needs Coverage

GA Coverage
GA Coverage
Graduate assistants are offered health insurance at no or reduced cost.
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Rates, Dates and Deadlines 
Find insurance costs, effective dates and waiver deadlines for students opting out of WVU insurance.

View Rates, Dates and Deadlines

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Waiver Criteria
Students who are already covered by other health insurance and meet certain criteria may opt out of WVU's insurance. 
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Mid-Year Enrollment
If you opted out of health coverage but recently lost your coverage due to a qualifying life event, you may be eligible for mid-year enrollment. 
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Insurance Card
You must print a copy of your card or call Aetna Student Health at 866.654.2338 to request one be mailed to you. 
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New Student Information
View the Student Insurance Office new student FAQs.
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FAQs
Get information on all of the most frequently asked questions about WVU's Aetna Student Health services. 
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Spring Enrollment - CLOSED
Learn how to enroll for Spring, even if you've opted out for Fall and have not experienced a qualifying life event.

Still have questions? Contact us!

Email (Primary Contact): sio@mail.wvu.edu
Voicemail Only*: 304-293-6815
*Please note that during high volume times, voicemail responses will be delayed. 
For a quicker response, email us with your name, student ID numberquestions, and phone number should you need a call back.