Benefits Eligibility - Medical School Students

See the Graduate Student section for more information on benefits eligibility and enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria Eligible Not Eligible

Health plan coverage is mandatory for all University of Michigan medical school students. Medical school students are required to either enroll in GradCare or provide verification that they have comparable health coverage elsewhere.

GradCare only, including Prescription Drug coverage

Dental Plan (Option 1, 2, and 3)

Vision Plan

Legal Plan


Long-Term Disability

Retirement Plans (Basic, SRA, 457(b))

Long-Term Care

University Life, Optional Life, and Dependent Life Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Business Travel Accident Insurance

MHealthy Rewards incentive program

The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.