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Global Health Insurance

  • All international students at Gannon are required to have health insurance. We do this to protect students who may not be used to living in a country without a national system of healthcare. Healthcare can get very expensive in the United States and we do not want students to get stuck with a large bill.

    Students on F-1 and J-1 visas are automatically enrolled in the Gannon University International Student Insurance Plan.

    You have the option to choose the Gannon Premium health insurance plan (currently this plan is $1205 for Fall 2022 semester and $1205 for the Spring 2023 semester) or the Gannon International Student plan (the plan is $417 for the Fall 2022 semester and $380 for the Spring 2023 semester).

    As you can see, this option is much less expensive than the Gannon Premium plan. We kept in mind that international students need coverage that is affordable, but effective. You should know that this difference in price does come with a difference in coverage. If you have chronic health issues, need to see a doctor regularly, or take prescription medications, you should think about which plan will cost you more money over the year. Please note that international student athletes are not eligible to waive the Gannon Premium plan.

    To enroll in the Gannon International Student plan, you do nothing. This is already on your bill and we will take care of getting you enrolled. If you would prefer to be enrolled in the Gannon Premium Plan, you should fill out this form

    Note: SACM-sponsored students do not need to worry about this. If you are sponsored by your government or some other agency that is not SACM, or you have health insurance through a United States employer, please see Marilee Wilkosz in the Global Support office to waive out of these two plans.

    As a student, you have access to the following valuable services from Gannon
    University Student Health & Counseling Services. These services are supported
    by your tuition and fees:

    • First aid intervention
    • Illness and injury assessment
    • Various health screenings
    • Blood pressure checks
    • Height and weight measurements
    • Community health referrals
    • Updating and maintaining of student health and immunization records
    • Health education resource materials
    • Mental health counseling services
    • Individual and group therapy
    • Crisis consultation
    • Educational programming and outreach activities
    • Assistance with community referrals