Insurance for USC Online Degree Program Students

JDZ_USC_1_084USC Online Degree Program Students are subject to the USC mandatory insurance requirement and have access to enroll in the USC Student Health Insurance Plan. The University offers the USC Student Health Insurance Plan through Aetna Student Health, underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company (ALIC) and administered by Chickering Claims Administrators, Inc. (CCA)).

All USC Online Degree Program students will be automatically enrolled in the USC Student Health Insurance Plan if you are taking 6 units or more per semester. Students must actively attend classes online for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased, or the insurance will be cancelled.

How to Enroll

Students may enroll in the plan online at


For questions and to talk to a representative at USC’s Engemann Student Health Center, please call (213) 740-9355 and identify yourself as an online degree program student. Or, you may email the USC student health center representative at Please be advised email is not a secure medium for transmitting confidential information.


For general information on USC’s Online Degree Program, visit USC Now.



Previous Information from the 2013-2014 Academic Year:

2013-14 United Healthcare Brochure (this plan no longer available from last year)