Health Care and Insurance

Health Care at Ohio State

Student Health Services: The Wilce Student Health Center at The Ohio State University is a Joint Commission accredited outpatient facility providing a variety of health care services to the student population. All students enrolled at Ohio state are eligible to use the health service, regardless of health insurance coverage.

Gender-Affirming Care

Emergency Medical Care: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Emergency Departments are full-service, state-of-the-art facilities equipped to handle any medical emergency.

To search for additional Ohio State health resources, visit the Health and Wellness Resource Guide.

Finding Affirming Care

Cancer Screening and Care

The National LGBT Cancer Network identifies providers with a commitment to offering safe, affordable, welcoming care to all LGBT people.

Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance at Ohio State

The Student Life Student Health Insurance (SHI) Benefit Plan covers many services for transition-related care, including counseling, hormone therapy, and certain surgical procedures. Open the document “Trans Health Care Services with Student Health Insurance” on this page to learn more.

If you would like to speak to a SHI staff member who specializes in information to support students seeking transgender services, please contact SHI at 614-688-7979 or and specify your needs – your inquiry will be directed to the appropriate staff member.

Health Insurance Guidance

Additional Resources

Coming Out to Medical Professionals

Know your Rights

Identity-Specific Guides