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 2014-2015 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.

New for the 2014-2015 Student Health Insurance Plan

  • Unlimited plan maximums for medical benefits and prescriptions
  • Emergency Room deductible lowered to $250

2014-2015 Aetna Student Health  Plan Design and Benefits Summary

2014-2015 Summary of Benefits and Coverage

Summary of Benefits and Coverage








If you have questions about the Student Health Insurance Plan, please call Aetna Student Health’s Customer Service or the Student Health Insurance Office.

Domestic Students

Information for domestic students about open enrollment, eligibility, plan details and coverage information.

International J-1/F-1 Visa Students

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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 health plan., run by the US Department of Health and Human Services, offers useful information about the Affordable Care Act, insurance, and information about healthcare and state insurance marketplaces.



April 1, 2015 – June 15, 2015

Summer Open Enrollment for domestic students and dependents. Only for students who did not purchase Annual or Spring coverage.

June 5, 2015

Waiver Application Deadline for Summer 2015

International & INTO students contact the Insurance Office (scroll down for contact info)

Insurance Office

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 – 4:30pm, Friday 12:30 – 4:30pm

Phone: (703) 993-2827 or (703) 993-7634

Email:   ACA related questions only!

Fax: 703-993-3955

Address: Student Union Building (SUB) I, Rooms 2345 & 2346

4400 University Drive, MS 2D3, Fairfax VA, 22030