Student Health

Health Insurance Requirements

All Duke students are required to have medical insurance - either through the Duke-sponsored plan or a comparable medical insurance plan based in the United States.

For more information on the Duke Student Medical Insurance Plan (SMIP), click here. 

If you hold a F-1 or J-1 visa, participation in the Duke SMIP is mandatory.

If you have questions about insurance, contact us at or call 919-684-1481.