Waive Out

Students who are residing abroad and/or have comparable health insurance will be eligible for a waiver of the GeoBlue fee. Students unsure whether they want to enroll in the university plan, or search for private insurance should review the GeoBlue Plan Brochure under 2020-2021 Plan Details to compare coverages, exemptions and out-of-pocket maximums.

Waivers submitted by January 31, 2021 will be eligible for a full refund. To submit a waiver request, see below:

COVID-19 Testing

The GeoBlue policy covers testing when prescribed by a physician, ordered by a local authority due to contact tracing ,or after coming into contact with a positive COVID-19 person or environment. Testing must be medically necessary, performed in order to diagnose and consistent with the CDC/WHO guidance.


CGU requires all international students on F-1 and J-1 visas, whose active SEVIS record is held by CGU to enroll in the GeoBlue Accident and Sickness plan, unless eligible for a waiver. Coverage through the university plan, or a comparable health insurance plan is mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 international students who are registered in coursework, doctoral study or continuous registration.

The spring waiver deadline is January 31, 2021. Request for a waiver after January 31, 2021 will only be eligible for a prorated refund. To submit a waiver request, see below:

  1. If you are residing outside of the United States, submit a copy of your I-94 Travel History page listing your latest departure; or
    • Visit the I-94 website to download recent travel history. The I-94 should list your latest departure from the US.
  2. If you have US comparable insurance, submit insurance confirmation.
    • Students should submit a copy of insurance card/confirmation and summary of benefits/coverage.


Frequently Asked Questions

Below are common questions asked about the Accident & Sickness plan provided by GeoBlue.