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Cost and Coverage Dates

2019–2020 Academic Year

The annual cost for Cardinal Care for the 2019–20 academic year is $5,592. The annual plan, which runs from September 1 through August 31 (for students who enter in Autumn), includes coverage in Summer Quarter (whether you are registered that quarter or not).

The 2019-2020 Cost and Coverage Chart (includes graduate subsidy) provides information about the charges you will see on your university bill, as well as other important details, by quarter, based on when your enrollment begins at Stanford.

There is no option to change a coverage period or to prorate the premium. Students may contact Vaden's Health Insurance Office at 650-723-2135 or submit a ServiceNow Ticket for questions regarding waiving insurance coverage.

2019-2020 Cardinal Care Cost and Coverage Chart

2020–2021 Academic Year

The annual cost for Cardinal Care for the 2020-2021 academic year is $5,928. The annual plan, which runs from September 1 through August 31 (for students who enter in Autumn), includes coverage in Summer Quarter (whether you are registered that quarter or not).

The 2020-2021 Cost and Coverage Chart (includes graduate subsidy) provides information about the charges you will see on your university bill, as well as other important details, by quarter, based on when your enrollment begins at Stanford.

There is no option to change a coverage period or to prorate the premium. Students may contact Vaden's Health Insurance Office at 650-723-2135 or submit a ServiceNow Ticket for questions regarding waiving insurance coverage.

2020-2021 Cardinal Care Cost and Coverage Chart

Cardinal Care Subsidy for Graduate Students

The Financial Aid Office administers an automatic University-wide subsidy program for Graduate students.  Please see the website below for more information:

https://financialaid.stanford.edu/grad/funding/subsidy.html

If you have questions regarding the Cardinal Care subsidy, please contact the Financial Aid Office at cardinalcaresubsidy@stanford.edu .