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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.

Please note, it is your responsibility to apply for and renew your health insurance each semester if you are eligible for coverage.

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: 2018-2019 Student Injury and Sickness Plan for GTA/GRA/GA's of the Kansas Board of Regents (pdf)

Policy Information for 2018-2019 (August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019)

Policy # 2018-200118-3 UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company


University Costs

FallAugust 1 - 31August 1 - December 31$177$532
SpringJanuary 1 - 31January 1 - May 31$177$532
SummerJune 1 - 30June 1 - July 31$71$213

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. 

Students may enroll after the open enrollment period has closed, but within 30 days after their appointment date.  Coverage becomes effective the date UnitedHealthcare receives premium payment from the student, or the appointment date, whichever is later.  The entire semester premium will be due, premiums are not pro-rated and there is no discount available.

To Enroll

Go to UHCSR, select Kansas State University and select the coverage year. Review the policy and enroll online (link in upper right corner).  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.