- 1 What is a student health center?
- 2 Why do students need health plans?
- 3 Is the student health center free?
- 4 What are the hours of the Student Health Center?
- 5 How long can a college student stay on parents health insurance?
- 6 Can a college force you to buy health insurance?
- 7 Is it possible to not have insurance?
- 8 Do SJSU students get health insurance?
- 9 How do I upload my immunization records to SJSU?
What is a student health center?
The Student Health Center provides students with high-quality medical care and health education. Student Health Services provides care that is similar to a family practice setting, giving special attention to the needs of college students. Services include, but are not limited to, the following.
Why do students need health plans?
Colleges typically require students to either enroll in a student health insurance plan or prove that they are already insured through a different plan. Although students may think they do not need insurance because they are in good health, they still face a high risk of injury and infection.
Is the student health center free?
The SHC charges a minimal fee for laboratory exams, radiology exams, durable medical supplies like crutches, splints, etc., and medications such as immunizations. These fees are charged to the student’s bursar account and may be paid at the time of service.
What are the hours of the Student Health Center?
Clinic Hours Monday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
How long can a college student stay on parents health insurance?
Under current law, if your plan covers children, you can now add or keep your children on your health insurance policy until they turn 26 years old. Children can join or remain on a parent’s plan even if they are: Married.
Can a college force you to buy health insurance?
At most colleges, you will have to buy mandatory student health insurance unless you get a waiver. Colleges should clearly state this additional cost of attendance.
Is it possible to not have insurance?
As of Jan. 1, 2019, there is no penalty for not having health insurance. However, some states still require you to be enrolled in health insurance coverage. California, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont have their own individual mandates.
Do SJSU students get health insurance?
SJSU requires all inbound international students to purchase the SJSU health insurance coverage prior to registering for classes. You can register for the mandatory SJSU health insurance online. International Students will not be able to register for classes without first purchasing SJSU health insurance.
How do I upload my immunization records to SJSU?
Navigate to the Medical Clearances tab in your health portal, complete SJSU Immunization Compliance information and proceed to upload your immunization records.