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Enrolling in insurance

Subsidized students must enroll for insurance in the Health Center's Insurance office 220, located on the second floor of the McLane Student Life Center during open enrollment periods. Students receiving a subsidy should not enroll online.

  • How do I know if I'm eligible for a subsidy?

    Eligible students are notified by their Graduate Program Directors. If you are unsure whether you'll qualify, please check with your department.

  • How much do subsidized students pay?

    See this link.

  • How will I receive my subsidy?

    Subsidies will be applied to the premium and any remaining balance will be billed to the student's University account.

  • What if I am not on campus?

    Contact Betty Fornelius for instructions on how to complete enrollment by email or fax.

  • How can I confirm my enrollment?

    Confirm that you have paid for the amount of insurance desired by checking your student account. Also confirm enrollment at Blue Cross Blue Shield Member Access by creating a free online account.

  • What else should I know?

    Graduate students receiving Baylor’s graduate student health insurance subsidy are required to re-enroll in the Student Health Insurance plan with Health Services as applicable.

    Externally funded RAs who wish to continue receiving the graduate student insurance subsidy and Baylor’s Health Insurance Plan must re-enroll each semester.

    Students who indicate a December graduation on their enrollment form but postpone graduation until the spring will not be automatically re-enrolled in insurance for the spring semester. If eligible, students must contact their GPD, Alanna Martinez, and Betty Fornelius to extend their insurance coverage.

  • What if I don't qualify?

    Health insurance can be a major expense for any individual or family. Baylor’s Graduate School works tirelessly to offer affordable health insurance plans for graduate students, but if you would like more information about other health insurance plans, we encourage you to explore the Affordable Care Act website (for U.S. citizens only)

For general questions, contact Alanna D Martinez, Assistant for Graduate Studies and Professional Development, Graduate School (254)710-4487. For specific questions regarding insurance, contact Betty Fornelius in Health Services (254) 710-1493.