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Health Insurance

All full-time and qualifying part-time (6 or more credit hours) matriculated students enrolled at Skidmore College are required to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan for Skidmore Students Administered by Gallagher Koster (the Student Health Insurance Plan), OR provide proof of alternative insurance coverage through a comparable plan.

Contact the Bursars Office at 518-580-5830 for instructions or if you have questions.

For information or questions regarding health insurance contact the Bursars Office at 518-580-5830 or visit the Gallagher Koster site. If you have any questions about what's covered, how to access benefits, enrollment concerns or for questions about ID cards, please email Gallagher Koster at

There is no charge for visits to Health Services, most medications and some laboratory services. Students (or their health insurers) are responsible for bills relating to emergency room visits, outside laboratory and x-ray tests, visits to specialists, immunizations, and certain medications. If you have a question or an issue about a bill please address this with the appropriate provider or contact Gallagher Koster directly toll free at877-291-7424 or visit the Gallagher Koster site.

Helpful Link To Book Your Next Checkup Online lets you search doctors by specialty, location, or the insurance plans they accept. You can also check out patient ratings and reviews, and make your appointment online. Launched in 2008, the service will be available in 12 U.S. cities by the end of the year.