GA, RA, International Student Information

Graduate Health:

The University of Southern Mississippi is offering an insurance policy through United Healthcare for the 2016-2017 academic year. This policy is operated on a hard waiver basis for Graduate Assistants, Resident Assistants, and International Students/Scholars engaged in academic activities. Please note that a referral restriction has been added to the policy. If you are enrolling in the policy, please take moment to review the referral restriction document listed below.

The Graduate Health online enroll/waive system will open on December 12, 2016 and close on January 24, 2017.  **Please note that the insurance site is updated daily with the name of all GA’s that have been cleared by the Graduate School.   If you are unable to access the insurance site, your GA assignment is incomplete at this time and you will be unable to access the site until the Assignment Form has been processed by your department, your dean’s office (if applicable), the Graduate School, and Human Resources.  Please check with your department to verify the status of your assignment.

Please note that no refunds will be issued for insurance premiums after the January payroll check is issued.

USM is also offering a voluntary enrollment option for all domestic full time students. To enroll in the voluntary plan for domestic students contact Holland Insurance at 888-393-9500. Only Graduate Assistants, Resident Assistants, and International students will have access and the ability to enroll online through the online enrollment system.

After enrolling you can view your policy document and print your insurance card by registering at United HealthCare Student Resources.