Eligibility

 Eligibility of Students for Care at Student Health Service

  • The Clinical Fee is mandatory for all full-time students.
  • The Clinical Fee is automatically billed to full-time students.
  • All matriculating students are eligible to be seen at the Student Health Service by paying the Clinical Fee or by enrolling in the Penn Student Insurance Plan.
  • Part-time students may choose to use Student Health, by paying the Clinical Fee or enrolling in a PSIP.
  • Students in special programs should check with their school to see if they are  eligible for care.
  • Spouses and domestic partners of Penn students may be seen on a fee-for-service basis, by presenting a Penn Guest Card.
  • English-language program (ELP) students will be automatically eligible to use Student Health while they are taking classes, through payment of a Clinical Fee through their department.

Not Eligible for Care at Student Health Service:

  • Children.
  • Students taking non-credit courses are not eligible to use SHS.
  • Students on Leave of Absence PSIP Continuation coverage.