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Domestic Student Insurance

The South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) does not offer a student health insurance plan. The below information provides options for attaining health insurance if needed.

The health insurance marketplace website,, has interactive tools that will assist you in finding an insurance plan that meets your coverage needs and will help you determine if your income level qualifies you for a subsidy. The state of South Dakota has three providers available in the health insurance marketplace, including: Avera Health Plans, Sanford Health Plan and DakotaCare.


Health Insurance FAQ for Young Adults

How to Apply for Coverage

Health Insurance Marketplace
Call to start or finish an application, compare plans, enroll or ask a question at 1-800-318-2596 or visit

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

Helpful Contacts to Help You Find Affordable Health Insurance

These individuals act as a guide to help individuals navigate where they need to go for insurance. This was created under the Affordable Care Act to help people learn about their insurance options and enrollment through an Exchange.

You will qualify for a special enrollment period if you have one of the following qualifying events:

  • Marriage or divorce
  • Having a baby, adopting a child, or placing a child for adoption or foster care
  • Moving your residence, gaining citizenship, leaving incarceration
  • Losing other health coverage


SD State Universities Health Insurance Information for Students