Health Center at Auraria

MSU Denver students have a number of health insurance options, such as Medicaid, Marketplace, Student Health Insurance, Catastrophic, or their parent’s plan. The University encourages you to compare several health insurance plan options to the University sponsored student health insurance, and their associated costs, to find the one that best fits you and your lifestyle.


If you are seeking to qualify for Colorado Medicaid, please keep in mind that the Health Center at Auraria isnota Medicaid provider or facility, however, the Health Center is a Medicaid Assistance site. This means that we have qualified staff who can help you navigate the Medicaid application process when you are ready. If in the future, you are in need of quality medical care, the Health Center at Auraria is a very cost effective option, with a 50% discount off services.

Any student who qualifies for Medicaid or Medicare can use it to waive out of the University’s health insurance. For more information on how to submit a University health insurance waiver clickhere .   

Apply for Colorado Medicaid and Child Health Plan Plus Programs. 

Find an easy way to manage your Medicaid benefits click Colorado Peak.

IRS Tax Form

1095-Band Frequently asked Questions 

Colorado Marketplace

Of course there are other health insurance options for Metro students, including a variety of plans offered onConnect for Health Colorado , Colorado’s only official marketplace to apply for financial assistance to help reduce your premium costs.

For more information on open enrollment or how to qualify for coverage outside of open enrollment clickColorado Health Insurance Marketplace - Connect for Health Colorado.

Under 30?

Yet another option for Metro students is healthcare coverage for those under 30. Young adults can use a customized tool on the website to get a personalized guide that will help you make a decision. For more information clickHealthcare options for young adults.  


Medicare is the Federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).Source:

To find out if you qualify or to apply

MSU Denver Student Health Insurance Office

MSU Denver Students can be assisted with any of their health insurance questions or concerns by contacting the Student Insurance Office at 303-352-7284.

MSU Denver Full Plan Policy

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