Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Health insurance is required for campus.

Protect yourself with adequate health insurance

Before you come to campus, make sure your health insurance will be there when you need it. 

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BetterHelp - new this year!

BetterHelp is a confidential virtual counseling service, available at no cost for SHI enrollees.  Schedule appointments with licensed counselors using a communication method that best suits your needs, including ongoing text communications, live chat, phone, video or group webinars.  To access these resources, visit

For the 2018-19 Academic Year

2018-19 Academic Year

Click on the links for details about the 2018-19 SHI Benefits Plan and WilceCare

Annual Academic Year Selection

Annual Academic Year Selection

Once you select the SHI Benefits Plan, your coverage stays in place for the entire remaining academic year if you meet eligiblity. You cannot drop or change term by term. Changes are limited to Qualifying Events.

Students that waived coverage for autumn semester may newly select coverage for Spring/Summer through My Buckeye Link.    

Course enrollment anchors insurance

No courses may mean no coverage

Researching or writing this term? Remember to get registered for corresponding classes! For autumn and spring, health insurance eligibility is anchored by active course enrollment.

What We Do

We manage the university's requirement and provide options to meet it. We support students to make informed health insurance choices so they can help protect their academic progress from disruptive health care costs.

What We Offer

The SHI Benefits Plan is medical, mental health, prescription, vision and dental benefits with local, national, and international coverage. WilceCare Supplement is pre-paid illness and injury care at the Wilce Student Health Center.

Select or Waive

Each academic year students can select or waive the SHI Benefits Plan. Selection is the default. A waiver requires other adequate health insurance. Have you reviewed what you have and need?