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WKU Health Services : Student Health Insurance

2014-2015 Health Insurance Information

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*Note:  All premium payments must be paid in full before annual or semester coverage will begin. Premiums cannot be pro-rated, paid monthly or billed to your University account bill.

Intercollegiate Sports Rider ($10,000 maximum)

Student - International                                                      $500.00

Student - Domestic (all other sports)                                $500.00

Student - Domestic (Football, Basketball & Soccer)      $1,000.00

Who can enroll?

Domestic undergraduate students enrolled in twelve (12) or more credit hours and domestic graduate students enrolled in nine (9) or more credit hours, are eligible to enroll in this insurance plan. Students enrolled in only online courses are eligible to apply, this includes students at the Regional Campuses.

Undergraduate and Graduate students finishing up degree requirements taking one (1) or more credit hours and were previously enrolled in the plan the prior semester are eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan.

International Students:
All International students are required to purchase and automatically enroll in this student health insurance plan. Payments are due at the WKU Billings Office.

How to enroll?

Domestic Students:

  • Option 1: Student may enroll online at by using a check or credit card for your premium payment. Your effective date will be the day after successfully enrolling online.

  • Option 2: To submit an enrollment form by mail, please download the enrollment form then complete and submit with a money order or check payable to United Healthcare Insurance Company. You may also mail in the enrollment form with credit card information to automatically charge your premium to Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Mail the enrollment form and payment to Academic HealthPlans, P.O. Box 1605, Colleyville, TX 76034-1605. Your premium payment must be received at the time you enroll in the plan. Your effective date will be when the enrollment form and check/money order is received and/or your credit card payment is confirmed. Allow 7-10 days for mailing and processing. To confirm your effective date call AHP at 888-308-7320.

  • Option 3: To submit an enrollment form by fax, download the form above in Option 2 and fax for form with credit card information to AHP at fax #817-479-2101. Your effective date will be when the enrollment form is received via fax and credit card payment is confirmed, usually the same day or following day.  

                          ** On all of the above options, there is a $15 processing fee.

Graduate Assistant Students:

For enrollment requirements and details please visit Graduate Studies.

For all other inquiries please contact Linda Heady, Benefits Administrator at or Academic HealthPlans at (888) 308-7320.

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 Last Modified 9/25/14