Student Health Insurance Plan

The University of Texas System is pleased to offer Academic Blue, its Student Health Insurance Plan, underwritten by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) and administered by Academic Health Plans.


Insurance is charged by semester –fall, spring, and summer. Review the costs you can expect to pay each term.


Students are automatically enrolled in insurance each semester. You may also enroll in optional dental coverage or enroll your dependents.

How to Use Your Insurance

Knowing how to use insurance benefits and receive health care in the United States can be confusing. Review helpful information before your appointment.

Student Insurance Waivers

You may be eligible to waive the university-provided student health insurance if you can provide proof of comparable coverage. Learn about what options are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about insurance.