Student Insurance

Student Health Insurance Policy and Offered Plan beginning

August 1, 2014 through July 31, 2015



Drake’s student health insurance offered plan for the 2014-15 academic year is as follows:


1) Domestic students:

Beginning August 1, 2014, Drake will not offer a voluntary domestic student health insurance plan. Enrollment in the Drake offered voluntary domestic student health insurance plan has been very low for the last three years. Other health insurance options that domestic students may be eligible for are: public state or federal exchange plans, individual insurance plans, high risk pool plans, a parent’s plan if under the age of 26 or a catastrophic plan for those between the ages of 26 to 30. A website that can help identify other insurance options is: Click on Find Insurance Options.


2) International students will automatically be enrolled in the Drake offered student
health insurance plan. The annual mandatory international student health insurance
premium rate is $1,340. (This premium will automatically be charged to your student
account). To enroll international student dependent(s) and/or spouse into the insurance
plan, please contact the Drake International Center at 515-271-2084.

The online URL to the Drake offered international student plans and rates is: The Drake Health Center URL is:

University News
December 17, 2014
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