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Student Insurance Plans

Domestic Students
Sub Board I, Inc. has negotiated a plan with lower premium costs and lower co-pays for visits with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of WNY for the domestic students. Plan benefits are effective August 22 through August 21 of the following year. For details about the plan, links to find a participating provider, or to contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of WNY about benefits, click here.
All domestic waiver questions and concerns must be directed to: customer service at :
(877) 231-9757

International Students/Scholars/OPT
International Students/Scholars/OPT International students, scholars, and OPT students have an insurance policy available to them, contracted by SUNY through United Health Care Student Resources. Once you get your ID card, create the online account. Once you create the account, you can search for providers, review claim information, access member guides, etc. Students and scholars who are adequately insured may be able to waive the UHCSR insurance plan by providing proof of comparable coverage. Restrictions and deadlines apply.   Click here to access the wavier packet.


Failure to complete the waiver by the dates below will result in the student being kept on the University health insurance plan for the remainder of that academic year and the applicable premium remaining on the student account!

Waiver Deadline:
Domestic Students on-line wavier: October 9th, 2019

Coverage must have effective start date of 9/1/19 or before

Please Note: The University no longer generates a paper statement. Your Student Account Statement is by e-bill only. It is your responsibility to check your UB email. Failure to view your eBill details will not be accepted as a reason to waive the insurance charge after the published deadline.

Contact Us

Student Medical Insurance
1 Capen
Univerity at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-2100
Phone: (716) 645-3036
Fax: (716) 645-3465

For Prescriptions Only

SBI Pharmacy
D-17 Michael Hall
South Campus

Domestic Insurance Providers:

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Domestic Insurance Waiver Provider:

Gallagher Student Health

International Insurance Providers:
United Health Care Student Resources