Saint Leo University requires all full-time undergraduate
students attending University Campus to carry health insurance. All
full-time campus students are automatically enrolled in the program
and may waive out by completing the online waiver process with
comparable coverage. This policy does not apply to Graduate
students, Online students, Weekend and Evening students or students
attending any of our Distance Learning Centers.
Students coming to University Campus for the upcoming semester
will be automatically charged for the health insurance coverage
unless they complete the insurance waiver process by a specific
For more information on the health
insurance, the waiver process, and the deadline to waive
coverage, please click here.
If during the course of the academic year, you lose health
coverage and would like to participate in the University Health
Insurance Program please contact Student Financial Support Center
at (352) 588-6605.
Any Saint Leo University student (undergraduate, graduate,
commuters, and campus residents) are able to come to the Health
Center. Fees for services can be self-pay or submitted to your
insurance company for payment.
If you have an HMO insurance plan, ask if there is a college
student out-of-network exception. If not, see if you can switch
your primary care physician to our doctor, Tobin John, MD.
Otherwise, you will need authorization from your primary care
physician each time you make an appointment with the health
To verify coverage, call the Member Customer Service number
phone number on the back of your insurance card. Ask if services at
the Health Center will be covered and/or if Tobin John, MD, is in
your plan's network.
Marketplace 101: College age students are able to stay on their
parents or go into the market place and compare insurances.
The "Marketplace" is the general collective name for state and
federal health insurance exchanges. It was created to help
uninsured Americans find and select a health insurance plan.
When you browse the Marketplace, you'll find plans available
where you live. If your state has an exchange, you'll choose from
those listings. If it doesn't, you'll choose from the federal
Expect to see varied levels of coverage and associated costs.
Make sure to explore your options fully to ensure you find the
coverage you want at a price that's right for you. Check out these
websites for information to help you decide what you want. School
sponsored insurance is good until July 31.
Educating you on your Health Insurance Options.