Insurance for USC Online Degree Program Students


The insurance enrollment or waiver deadline for Spring 2019 is January 25, 2019.

USC Online Degree Program students are subject to the USC mandatory insurance requirement and have access to enroll in the USC Student Health Insurance Plan. The University offers the USC Student Health Insurance Plan through Aetna Student Health, underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company (ALIC) and administered by Chickering Claims Administrators, Inc. (CCA). Visit the Aetna Student Health website for more information.

All USC Online Degree Program students will be automatically enrolled in the USC Student Health Insurance Plan if they are taking 6 units or more per semester. The cost is automatically added to your University student account.

Note: All online students may use student health services by paying the Student Health Fee. Health insurance is still required and is a separate cost.

Cost and Coverage

For insurance cost and off campus insurance benefits information for online degree program students, visit the Insurance Information page, and scroll down to the Off Campus/Online Degree Program Student information.

For questions and to talk to a representative at USC’s Engemann Student Health Center, please call (213) 740-9355 and identify yourself as an online degree program student. Or, you may email the USC student health center representative at Please be advised email is not a secure medium for transmitting confidential information.

For general information on USC’s Online Degree Program, visit USC Now.




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