Insurance Plans & Fees

All students enrolled at the University of Denver (other than those in completely online or certificate programs) can use the services offered at the Health & Counseling Center (HCC). The cost of these services varies based on insurance plans and payment of the Health & Counseling Fee (HCF).

All undergraduate students are required to pay the HCF while enrolled at the University; for graduate students, it is optional. Students must also choose to either enroll in the DU Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) or waive the plan with proof of adequate alternate coverage.

While it is open to all students, the HCC is not a Medicaid provider. We encourage all students to purchase the HCF in order to receive discounted services, but students will be responsible for the remaining amounts as we do not bill insurance companies or Medicaid. Students covered by Medicaid must seek an outside Medicaid provider to ensure coverage for services.


Insurance Plans

Learn about the various options available for graduate and undergraduate students to satisfy DU's health insurance requirements and find the best coverage for you.

icon dollar


Learn about DU's Health & Counseling Fee (HCF) and how it works with the DU Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) to lessen or eliminate service fees, deductibles, and co-pays at the Health & Counseling Center.



Nobody likes filling out forms, but when it comes to insurance, they're a necessary step. Fortunately for you, we've grouped all the insurance forms you'll need onto one convenient page.