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Refusing Student Insurance

To refuse the Student Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance, you must have other medical insurance coverage.

During the registration process, you would select "REFUSE" student insurance on Cyberbear.

  • A refusal is only valid for one term only. You must refuse the insurance each term, excluding summer.
  • By selecting and submitting the 'Refuse Student Insurance' option on Cyberbear, you are declaring that you have other medical insurance and are eligible to refuse the Blue Cross Blue Shield Student Insurance Plan.
  • If you need to change the selection that you make on Cyberbear, please contact the Student Insurance Representative before the 15th class day at 406-243-2844.

Refusals must be completed during the first three weeks of classes Autumn and Spring semesters.

Students in Distance Learning programs are not eligible for the student insurance plan.
 
International students on non-immigrant visas (F, J, etc) must provide written proof of other medical insurance to the Student Insurance Office (Curry Health Center, room 172) by the 15th class day in order to refuse insurance.

 INSURANCE PREMIUM REFUNDS/REFUSALS CANNOT BE GRANTED AFTER THE 15TH CLASS DAY OF THE SEMESTER.

Questions?? Contact Deena Carpenter, Student Insurance Representative, at 406-243-2844 or deena.carpenter@umontana.edu