Updated for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
JST students are eligible for medical benefits through the health insurance plan offered to graduate students at Santa Clara University. Coverage is through Aetna.
Under the Affordable Care Act, individuals must now carry health insurance meeting the minimum essential coverage requirements as defined by the federal government. To ensure that students meet the individual mandate, all new and continuing students taking two or more classes are required to provide proof of medical health insurance through a mandatory annual online process termed "Hard-Waiver Mandatory." The online waiver for Fall 2015 will be available soon for new and current students. The waiver deadline is Monday, September 14, 2015.
All Jesuit School of Theology students considered half time status or more must either enroll in the University-sponsored insurance plan or show proof of their own health insurance plan by completing the online waiver form by the Monday, September 14, 2015 deadline date. If students do not submit an acceptable waiver, they will be enrolled in the 2015/2016 Aetna insurance plan and their individual student accounts will be charged $1,174.00 for the Fall 2015 insurance policy. The Fall insurance plan terminates on 1/31/16.
Note: International students on F-1 Visa should consult the Santa Clara University Student Health Insurance page for an overview of their health insurance plan options.
2015 / 2016 Fall Waiver Deadline: September 14, 2015
Click here to read the full instructions on how to enroll in or waive out of the JST-SCU student health insurance plan.
Click here to complete the online waiver form, enroll in the Aetna PPO insurance plan,or review the JST-SCU 2015-16 Gallagher Student Insurance Brochure [coming soon] that provides an overview of health insurance eligibility, benefit highlights, and rates.
FAQ for JST-SCU Students regarding the 2015-2016 Health Insurance Plan.