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University Student Health Insurance

Any NEW student that is not covered by a qualifying health insurance program may obtain coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield Student Health Insurance Plan, which is an alternative program arranged by the University and administered through University Health Plans, Inc.  Read the MSU Benefits Summary (PDF) for more information.

  • Annual coverage begins on August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019.
  • Coverage spring term for 2018-2019 will be from January 1, 2019, through July 31, 2019.

All undergraduate Day School students and College of Graduate & Continuing Education (CGCE) students (who are required to have health insurance), will be billed $2,985 on the fall tuition bill. The fall policy is in effect from August 1, 2018 until July 31, 2019. The premium for the spring only plan for new incoming spring students is $1,748 and is effective January 1, 2019, through July 31, 2019. All eligible students will need to either enroll in or waive the Westfield State Health Insurance Plan insurance online at www.universityhealthplans.com. Please complete the following steps:

Complete the following steps:

  1. Go to www.universityhealthplans.com
  2. Click on Westfield State University
  3. On the left hand side Menu, click on the Waiver or Enrollment Form
  4. Fill in all required information (if a piece of required information is missing, your waiver or enrollment will NOT be accepted.)
  5. Submit the form by clicking ‘Apply.’ If the form is accepted, you will receive immediate confirmation of your submission as well as an email confirmation for your record.

Note:  All full time undergraduate students regardless of health insurance participation are eligible to visit Health Services.

For more information about the student health insurance program, visit www.universityhealthplans.com or call 1-800-437-6448.

Instructions for the Blue Cross Blue Shield medication/prescription look up: