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2024/25 health insurance waiver available now

WVU Students are required to carry health insurance, and eligible students are automatically enrolled in the WVU Aetna Plan. Complete the 2024/2025 Health Insurance Waiver by the deadline of July 26 to opt out of the WVU Aetna Plan if you already have qualifying coverage, even if you completed the waiver in prior semesters.

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If you recently registered for the summer semester and need to complete the 2024 summer waiver, please email the Student Insurance Office at for assistance.

  • 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.

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

Learn About Aetna's Plan

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

Find Out What is Covered

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.
Rates, Dates and Deadlines 
Find insurance costs, effective dates and waiver deadlines for students opting out of WVU insurance.

View Rates, Dates and Deadlines

Waiver Criteria
Students who are already covered by other health insurance and meet certain criteria may opt out of WVU's insurance. 
mid-year enrollment
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. 
ID Card
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.
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):
Voicemail Only*: 304-293-6815
*P lease note that during high volume times, voicemail responses will be delayed. 
For a quicker response, email us with your name,  student ID number questions, and phone number should you need a call back.