About the Student Health Plan (SHP)
- Your automatic enrollment in SHP
- SHP details, plan documents, and rates
- Using SHP in the U.S.
- Using SHP abroad
How to waive your SHP enrollment
Eligible U.S. students may waive their SHP enrollment if they have alternate insurance that meets Cornell’s requirements.
Optional Vision and Dental Plans
Please note that students are not automatically enrolled in dental or vision plans. Students may enroll in Cornell’s dental and vision plans, regardless of what health insurance they have. To learn more about dental or vision coverage, please visit studenthealthbenefits.cornell.edu/dental-vision-plans
August 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
*Students enrolled in the Johnson Cornell Tech MBA program are covered from the beginning of their program in May.
SHP ID Cards
We strongly recommend that all students carry a copy of their insurance card. To print a copy of your card, visit aetnastudenthealth.com/en/school/867890/members/print-id-card.html. Select your school and scroll down to “Print Your ID Card.”
Find details about Cornell’s student plans, the SHP waiver process, and options for dependents on Cornell’s Student Health Benefits website: studenthealthbenefits.cornell.edu. You may also contact the Office of Student Health Benefits at 607-255-6363 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.