Graduate assistant Dependents health insurance rates

If you are a graduate assistant, MSU provides you health care coverage at no cost to you. Coverage is also available to your eligible dependents. MSU contributes to the premium of dependent coverage:

  • Up to $2,500 per plan year towards the cost of a spouse or child; or
  • Up to $2,700 per plan year towards the cost of a spouse  and  a child/or two or more child(ren).

Enroll Your Eligible Dependents Here

How do I calculate how much I'll pay to enroll my dependents?

Step 1: Pick the dependents you want to enroll for the enrollment period you want them covered from the table below.

2022-2023 Premium Rates

  Quarterly
8/16/22 to 11/15/22
11/16/22to 2/15/23
2/16/23 to 5/15/23
5/16/23 to 8/15/23
Fall Semester
8/16/22 to
2/15/23
Spring I
1/1/23 to 
8/15/23
Spring II
2/16/23 to 
8/15/23

Spring III
5/16/23 to 
8/15/23

 Spouse $769 $1,538 $1,922 $1,538 $769
 One Child $769 $1,538 $1,922 $1,538 $769
 Two or More Children $1,538 $3,075 $3,844 $3,075 $1,538


Step 2:
 Based on your selection from Step 1, determine what MSU's contribution will be from the table below:

MSU Contribution

  Quarterly Fall   Spring I Spring II Spring III
  One Dependent $625 $1,250 $1,562.50 $1,250 $625
  Two or More Dependents $675 $1,350 $1,687.50 $1,350 $675


Step 3:  To calculate your total premium due, add all your selections from Step 1 together and subtract your selection from Step 2 from it.


2021-2022 Premium Rates 

  Quarterly
8/16/21 to 11/15/21
11/16/21 to 2/15/22
2/16/22 to 5/15/22
5/16/22 to 8/15/22
Fall Semester
8/16/21 to
2/15/22
Spring I
1/1/22 to 
8/15/22
Spring II
2/16/22 to 
8/15/22

Spring III
5/16/22 to 
8/15/22

 Spouse $713 $1,425 $1,781 $1,425 $713
 One Child $713 $1,425 $1, 781 $1,425 $713
 Two or More Children $1,426 $2,850 $3,562 $2,850 $1,426