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Health Insurance Requirement

ALL Catawba College full-time day students are required to have health insurance.

Out-of-state Medicaid is not accepted in North Carolina. All students with out of state Medicaid will be charged for school insurance unless documentation is provided of N.C. coverage.

All international students are REQUIRED to have health insurance that will cover them in N.C. Health Services MUST review and approve all insurance an international student carries prior to being allowed to waive the school insurance.

View details below on how to sign the waiver or enroll in the Student Health Insurance.


Signing the Waiver:

In order to keep our records up-to-date and your student account accurate, you must submit your Insurance Waiver onlineALL waivers and voluntary enrollment must be completed (annually) on or before September 15th. If no waiver is received by this date, you will automatically be enrolled in the health insurance plan.

To sign the waiver, visit from a desktop or laptop computer (sorry, mobile devices are not supported).

From the United Healthcare Student Resources' online student center tool, you will be able to complete the  Catawba College Waiver Form with ease. This annual requirement is available to submit electronically. Please read and follow all instructions. Your online waiver is finalized when you click "Submit" and a confirmation approval e-mail is received.

Sign the Waiver


If you wish to enroll in the Student Health Insurance, you may do so online at You will receive a confirmation e-mail of enrollment. You will also be able to access your coverage and insurance card online. For coverage and policy related questions, call United Healthcare at 1-800-767-0700. Read more:

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Proof of Coverage:
Failure to submit proof of personal coverage by the deadline will result in the student being charged a NON-REFUNDABLE Catawba insurance fee. Catawba-sponsored health insurance covers enrollees from August 1 through the following July 31. All international students will be charged school insurance. An international student is defined as any student who lives outside the borders of the United States.

Important Note about Annual Updates:
Please submit a copy of your insurance card (front & back) AND any other required forms to the Catawba College Student Health Center with each new school year.

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Business Office
Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 637-4388

If you have questions, please call United Health Care at 1-800-767-0700. 


UPDATED 7/30/19