Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Health Insurance

  • All students are required to carry appropriate health insurance coverage. Students without appropriate coverage are required to purchase the college student health plan. To determine if your insurance meets the requirements, students must complete the waiver found at STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE WAIVER OR ENROLL AT THE START OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR
  • To enroll in the college health plan go to
  • It is the responsibility of each student to know and understand the type(s) of insurance(s) he/she holds. It is also the students responsibility to fill out and submit their own insurance claims

School Insurance

Lycoming College is pleased to offer an Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan underwritten by Sirius America Insurance Company. All full-time domestic students who are registered for 12 or more credit hours are required to purchase this insurance plan unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished. (see waiver requirements at All full-time international students and Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants are required to enroll in the college health plan at Eligible dependents of students enrolled in the plan may participate in the plan on a voluntary basis

All students that enroll in the Sirius America school insurance plan may obtain an insurance ID card, view claims, check for network providers and access many other online services at

Students currently enrolled in the 2017-18 school plan with claims questions may visit

The Lycoming College Student Health Center staff is available to assist you with your insurance questions.

Managed Care (HMO, PPO, POS, ETC.)

Students covered under managed care systems are responsible for understanding that carrier’s procedures for accessing health care. Some systems require "pre-authorization" for visits to the emergency room or for laboratory testing. Students should review their policies well before any care is necessary.

Student Health Insurance Basics