Health Insurance

Health insurance is not required for a visit at the Student Health Center. However, since there is no overnight, weekend, or long-term medical care provided by the Student Health Center, health insurance may be needed to reimburse a portion of the costs for outside hospitalization, special tests, and specialty care that are not available at the Student Health Center.

  • Your Student Health Center fee does not count as insurance.
  • Many students (and families) will qualify for free or low cost options.
  • For more information about Covered California, visit:

Short Video for CSU Students Explaining Covered California


How to Sign Up for Health Insurance

  1. Register online at It’s easier than you think!
  2. For questions or assistance, call 1-800-300-1506.
  3. Learn how to apply if you qualify for Medi-Cal [pdf].