2017-2018 Health Insurance Information

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Student Health Insurance Requirement

The UNC System requires that eligible students must have health insurance.

Health Insurance is required for all Appalachian State University students who meet the following criteria:

Undergraduate Students

  • Enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester, AND
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program, AND
  • Eligible to pay the University Student Health Fee

Graduate Students

  • Enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester, AND
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program, AND
  • Eligible to pay the University Student Health Fee

The UNC System has chosen Student Blue from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina as the student health insurance carrier for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Rates for the 2017-2018 Academic Year will be $2,540.00 per year ($1,270.00 per semester).

Beginning August 1, 2015, the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), will NOT provide coverage for:

  1. Dependents, which includes spouses, domestic partners and children
  2. Students on a voluntary basis.

BCBS Student Health Insurance Benefits

To waive or activate the Student Insurance, visit: BCBS ASU Page

Things to Remember:

  • Students who do not submit an online waiver for verification of outside health insurance, or students that do not enroll themselves in the Student Blue Insurance Plan by the deadline, will automatically be enrolled and the insurance premium WILL remain on your student account.
  • To prevent delays in coverage for those students that wish to participate in the Student Blue plan, please enroll as soon as you decide to accept the University's coverage
  • Students must complete this process each Semester!

For more information, please visit BCBS ASU Page , contact Student Blue at (888) 351-8283, or email at email@studentbluenc.com

Student Health Service

Student Insurance Program

Appalachian State University

(828) 262-7463



Page content edited: 11-01-17 FWG

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