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Mandatory Student Health Insurance

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill requires all eligible students to have health insurance. Students are required to WAIVE with existing creditable insurance each semester or they will automatically be enrolled in the UNC System Student Health Insurance Plan, which is administered by Student Blue/BCBS of NC. The fall 2014 Waive/Enroll Deadline is September 10, 2014. The spring deadline is January 30, 2015. International students: You must use a separate form to waive the UNC System-Wide Student Health Insurance Plan. To get this form, contact Student Blue.

If you wish to participate in the UNC System Student Health Insurance, it is strongly recommended that you enroll before the policy effective date of August 1. You must be enrolled if you need a prescription, get sick, have an accident or need to see a doctor. Pending North Carolina Department of Insurance Regulatory Approval, the cost of the plan will be $802.00 per semester.

To WAIVE or ENROLL/RENEW visit If you have any questions or require assistance with waiving or enrolling contact Student Blue Customer Service at or 1-888-351-8283.