The Massachusetts Universal Health Care Act (SHP) requires all students enrolled at least three-quarter time (6.75 credits for graduate students; 9 credits for undergraduate students) to participate in a qualifying U.S. based health insurance program. Student Accounts is responsible for collecting the waiver and enrollment forms for each academic year. Insurance policies from other countries are not accepted.
Please view our health insurance Fact Sheet for important information regarding our insurance plans.
International and other non-US residents are required to be enrolled into the student health insurance plan at Bentley University, regardless of if they have purchased their own domestic health insurance plan. Please click here to view the Bentley University health insurance policy for international students.
Click on the link below to review information pertaining to the Massachusetts SHP (Student Health Program) law. Link to SHP Information
In addition to the MA SHP requirements, colleges and universities are also required to include certain benefits in their student health insurance plan under the requirements of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act).
All students can click on the address below to view further student insurance options and information outlined in the Bentley University Center for Health and Wellness website.