Important: This is for domestic students only. You will need your PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE ID card to complete this process. Before proceeding please contact your private health insurance company for answers to the following questions. Private medical insurance covers fully in the Buffalo, New York area for:
Please contact your Medicaid Representative and verify the medical benefits you would have in Erie County. Emergency and Urgent Care only are NOT accepted. Medicaid coverage may be accepted if within 60 miles. Fidelis Care is accepted for waiver if enrollment is in place by the first day of class.
Automatic Enrollment for Domestic Students
All domestic students taking 12 credits undergraduate or 9 hours graduate study will automatically be charged for the university plan on the first qualifying tuition bill for the semester.
All students enrolled in at least one credit hour are eligible for the SBI Student Medical Insurance. Spouses and/or children of enrolled students are also eligible for the program. Visiting Scholars and Practical Training Participants working through a UB Program are eligible. Students on an official Leave of Absence who were insured on this program at the time of their leave may purchase the insurance for no more than 2 semesters while on an approved leave of absence. If you have previously waived coverage or are a part-time student, and now want to enroll, call the Student Medical Insurance Office for enrollment information and instructions.