The George Mason University Student Health Insurance Plan is specifically designed for Mason students, however, individual students might benefit from other policies.
The George Mason Student Health Insurance Plan is structured to meet federal mandates set forth by the Affordable Care Act as part of Health Care Reform.
The University has renewed the contract with Aetna Student Health to administer the 2016-2017 Student Health Insurance Plan. Detailed information about plan coverage and benefits can be found on the Aetna Student Health website and in the basic summary of benefits and coverage and plan design and benefits summary.
2016-2017 plan documents and benefits
If you have questions about the Student Health Insurance Plan, please call Aetna Student Health’s Customer Service or the Student Health Insurance Office.
Information for domestic students about open enrollment, eligibility, plan details and coverage information.
All F-1 and J-1 visa students are automatically enrolled into the Mason Student Health Insurance Plan because they are required by Federal law and University Policy #6002 to have adequate health insurance. Read more about health insurance requirements for international students, health insurance waivers, and dependent enrollment.
Students on any other visa type should refer to the information for Domestic Students.
Answers to commonly asked questions about the student health insurance.
All enrolled Mason students are eligible to receive services at Student Health Services clinics. Student Health Services is available to you because you are a Mason student, not because you have purchased the student insurance plan.
Healthcare.gov, run by the US Department of Health and Human Services, offers useful information about the Affordable Care Act, health insurance, and insurance marketplaces.
December 5, 2016– February 15, 2017
Spring/Summer Open Enrollment for domestic students and dependents of domestic and international students in the plan.
International and INTO students - Feb. 15, 2017
Waiver deadline for new International students only. Waiver application submission starts December 12, 2016.
INTO students: contact the Insurance Office for waiver information (new students only)
Student Health Insurance
- Aetna Customer Service 1-800-878-1945
- Glossary of Insurance Terms