Are students covered by insurance while attending Mason? Post author By Mason Webmaster Post date July 17, 2013 A Are students covered by insurance while attending Mason? Students are covered only while participating in an authorized scope of a clinical, internship, externship, or other educational program in order to meet pedagogical requirements. Back to Top ← Who is covered under the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Risk Management Plan? → What do I do if I have a vehicle accident in a state owned or rented vehicle while on official University business?