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GRA/GTA/GA Student Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance for Graduate Research Assistants (GRA), Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA), & Graduate Assistants (GA) 

Enrollment is online only. Do not bring applications or money to Edwards Hall.

The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) in cooperation with the Regents Institutions of the State of Kansas is pleased to offer to students and their dependents, a Blanket Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan underwritten by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company and administered by UnitedHealthcare Student Resources.

Eligibility for the GRA/GTA/GA insurance is determined at the beginning of each semester. For each of the fall and spring semesters, the student must be appointed as a .5 GTA/GRA/GA (or any combination of the three to equal .5) for a minimum of eight consecutive workweeks during that semester. For the summer session, the student must be appointed as a .5 GTA/GRA/GA (or any combination of the three to equal .5) for a minimum of four consecutive workweeks from June 1 through July 31. These guidelines include international students.

Verification of appointment as a GTA/GRA/GA will be sent to UnitedHealthcare by Human Resources once you have completed the on-line enrollment.

Flyer: 2015-2-16 Student Injury and Sickness Plan for GTA/GRA/GA's of the Kansas Board of Regents (pdf)

Policy Information for 2015-2016 (August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016)

Policy # 2015-200118-3 UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company

FallAugust 1 - 31August 1 - December 31$146
SpringJanuary 1 - 31January 1 - May 31$146
SummerJune 1 - 30June 1 - July 31$59

Coverage begins the first day of the coverage period if the student enrolls any time during that open enrollment month. For example, enrollment in (and subsequent payment for) Health Insurance on August 18 will have a coverage date back to August 1. 

To Enroll

Go to UHCSR and select the link directly below the GRA/GTR/GA Enrollment Instructions. The website can also be used to access information on supplemental policies for Dental and Vision insurance, Continuation Insurance, and the complete Policy Brochure. Questions on specific coverage or allowances must be directed to UnitedHealthcare.

International Students

Please read the important information on the mandatory health insurance and the waiver process from International Student and Scholar Services.