Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance

The Campus Health Center provides basic health services that focus on primary prevention care, health education and counseling, emergency care, and the maintenance of health records and insurance.

Health Insurance

All full-time Main Campus students (undergraduate 12 or more hours, graduate 6 or more hours, all professional programs, PhD programs 6 hours or more, 3 hours in dissertation) are automatically billed for health insurance through the university health insurance plan. International Students (full or part-time) are automatically billed for health insurance.

Wellfleet Student Insurance.

2077 Roosevelt Avenue
Springfield, MA 01104

For Insurance questions, please call 1-800-633-7867 or visit their website at  Wellfleet's Student Insurance web page.

To obtain a referral:
Please call Health Services at (210) 829-6017.

Benefits Flyer (PDF)

This plan was designed exclusively for the domestic, international, medical and professional school scholars of the University of the Incarnate Word. It protects students 24 hours a day, whether at home, school or while traveling. Once a student is enrolled, eligible dependents may also be enrolled. This coverage is in effect during interim vacation periods. Participation in intercollegiate athletics is covered.

By visiting Wellfleet's web page you can look up health providers, drug providers, insurance claim forms and obtain a copy of your insurance card. 

This plan also offers the following value-added services:

Insurance Waiver

If a student has his/her own private insurance, an Insurance WAIVER FORM must be submitted on-line to the Insurance Carrier prior to the last day to receive a 100% refund for the semester as established by the Academic Calendar.

A link to the waiver form is available at:

Waiver Form

  • Click on waiver tab
  • Review UIW Domestic University's Online Waiver guidelines.
  • Click "Continue" and proceed as directed.

Have your insurance information ready, you will need to provide that information in order to waive out. No refunds for the health insurance plan will be made unless a completed waiver form has been submitted prior to the established deadline.

The deadlines for the 2021/22 academic year is September 6, 2021.

*Check your student account after the waiver deadline to ensure charges have been removed*

International students are not permitted to waive the University's Health Insurance Plan.

Family Member Enrollment:

Students currently enrolled in any University term(s) with the exception of UIW Online can purchase UIW student insurance for themselves and their dependents by applying online during eligible enrollment periods (30 days from the start of an eligible term).

Enrolling Dependents

*** Dependent rates are in addition to the student rate and at the same cost*** Please refer to the Benefits Flyer (PDF).

*Individual student insurance must be purchased prior to availability for dependent coverage

For additional information contact Student Health Services at (210) 829-6017.