All registered Harvard students* are automatically enrolled in the Harvard University Student Health Program (HUSHP). Charges are applied to your student bill.

Harvard Extension School students and their dependents must contact the Extension School for eligibility and enrollment information.

Post-Doc Affiliates and Affiliate Dependents

Post-doctoral affiliates (also known as post-doctoral fellows) are eligible to enroll as long as they have a current appointment, were recently awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in an appropriate field, and are not eligible for employer-sponsored health insurance. Additional enrollment rules apply.

Student Dependents

Dependents are only eligible to enroll when the student/affiliate is participating in both components of HUSHP (Student Health Fee and Student Health Insurance Plan). Students must enroll their dependents each term or academic year; it is not automatic. Additional enrollment rules apply.

Optional Dental Coverage

Dental coverage is available for students and their dependents through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Dental Blue. Affiliates are not eligible to enroll in this plan. Additional enrollment rules apply.

Leave of Absence

Students may apply for additional coverage due to Leave of Absence or Withdrawal from the University. The additional coverage starts on the last day of student coverage, and important time restrictions apply.

*Separate eligibility rules apply for Harvard Extension School students.