Health Insurance

2022-2023 Health Insurance Information

Student Health Insurance Requirement

To ensure that all students have health insurance coverage, including basic sickness and accident insurance, the College has instituted a mandatory health insurance requirement for all full-time undergraduate students.**Please note that all students are automatically enrolled in the Saint Mary's College Student Health Insurance Plan and you must waive every academic year if you already have health insurance that meets the College requirements. If you do not waive by the deadline, you will be responsible for the annual cost of the health insurance.** 

New Health Plan Insurance and Waiver information for Fall 2022 is Coming Soon! 

Please check back to the Health Insurance Page weekly if you plan to Waive the New SMC Health Plan Insurance.  Please Note:  The Waiver Deadline is August 1, 2022.  

  • If you are planning to Waive the SMC Health Plan Insurance, you must waive by the August 1, 2022 deadline  or you will be billed for the cost of the insurance for the Academic Year 2022/2023.

ATTENTION: International students and U.S. citizens whose primary residence is abroad will NOT be able to waive the school insurance. Mandatory enrollment is required if your permanent address is abroad. Graduate and professional students are NOT eligible for the insurance plan unless they are international students. All international students (graduate and/or undergraduate) and U.S. citizens whose primary residence is abroad are REQUIRED to enroll in the College sponsored plan and should visit the Center for International Programs for additional information at (925) 631-4245.


2021-2022 Health Insurance Information

For information about the Academic Year 2021 - 2022 Anthem Student Advantage Health Insurance Information, see the links below.   You can also visit the Anthem Blue Cross website that provides details about the plan.