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20-21 Plan Year


AcademicBlue℠ Benefit Information

Academic Blue℠ Advantages of Membership

Health Insurance Plan Information


We're becoming more environmentally friendly by going paperless this year! All enrollment will now be online, allowing you to enroll with more convenience and ease. 

Eligibility Guidelines

Click here to review the UT System Student Health Insurance Plan Eligibility Guidelines

Online Enrollment Periods

Spring: 11/01/2020 – 02/09/2021

Summer: 04/01/2021 – 06/15/2021

Online Enrollment

For Medical students: Please do not enroll online, you will be enrolled by the school.

Students Who Enrolled in QE First Semi-Annual

Students who enrolled into the First Semi-Annual as a qualifying event will need to click below and enroll in Second Semi-Annual coverage.

Click the button below to enroll in Medical and/or Dental for Yourself and/or Dependents. Premium paid directly to AHP.

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Visiting Scholars

Click the button below to Enroll Yourself and Your Dependent(s) in Medical Coverage.

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For purchase of the Academic Emergency Services plan only. (This is not Health Insurance) 

Click the button below to Enroll Yourself and Your Dependent(s) in Academic Emergency Services.

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Important Information About Dependent Enrollment Verification


Continuation Coverage

Click the button below to Enroll in continuation of coverage.

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Students with a Qualifying Life Event

Click the button below to Enroll in Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 08/01/2020.

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UT Gap Coverage

Click the button below to Enroll in UT Gap Coverage. Eligibility to enroll here is based on a UT student transitioning health plans from UT SHIP coverage to UT SELECT coverage or vice versa. Enrollment will be verified and proof must be provided by the student. UT GAP is an exception and UT SHIP is not available to be purchased on a regular monthly basis.

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Additional Resources

Add-On Coverage Option

Optional Vision Coverage

This service is not administered by Academic HealthPlans.


The Summer 2020-2021 waiver deadline ended 07/01/2021. The online waiver system can no longer accept new waiver requests.


Should a medical student experience a needle stick claim, please fill out and forward the Needle Stick Claim Form to BCBSTX post claim to assure the benefit is covered at 100%.

Information for Parents

COVID-19 Resources


Continuation coverage is only available for students who are tuition billed for the insurance. International and HSC students and their dependent(s) can purchase three (3) months of additional medical coverage. (Dental is not available.) Continuation must be purchased within thirty (30) days of the current coverage termination date.