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Welcome to the University of Southern Mississippi Student Health Insurance Enrollment or Waiver Application.

USM requires Graduate Assistants and International Students to have health insurance, both to protect against unexpected high medical costs and provide access to quality care. This site contains information about the USM sponsored plan (Plan) with UnitedHealthCare Student Resources (UHCSR). The enrollment or waiver process must be completed on this site. Please follow the links below.

Student Enrollment or Waiver Provisions:

Important!
  • The enrollment or waiver process is an annual one. You must make a selection each academic year.
  • The decision to enroll in or waive off the sponsored Plan is for the entire year, not just for the fall semester.
  • Full Time Students who do not respond by August 31, 2013 will be automatically enrolled and will be responsible for the premium.
  • International Students may waive out of the sponsored Plan if their current benefits/coverage is equal to or greater than the sponsored Plan.
  • USM reserves the right to audit all waivers in order to ensure compliance with USM insurance requirements. Please be sure to have a copy of your insurance policy as you may be asked to provide this documentation.
  • The UHCSR reserves the right to make the final determination regarding eligibility for initial and continued enrollment in this insurance Plan.
  • The Plan brochure, a full description of coverage, etc. can be found here: Brochure

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduate Assistants and International Students are required to enroll in or waive off the Plan and will be automatically enrolled in the Plan unless a waiver is submitted and approved by August 31, 2013. To enroll, please follow the enrollment instructions below.

Dependents of Students: Covered Students may enroll their lawful spouse and dependent children. Children under age 26 are eligible. To enroll eligible dependents, enroll yourself first, then enroll dependents using the UHCSR MyAccount on line self-service.

Need Help?

If you have questions you may contact the following USM resources:


The waiver period for your school has not started or it has already ended. Please contact your school for more information.