Teaching Assistants are eligible for health insurance, paid for by the Graduate School, for each quarter serving as a TA. Insurance is provided through Wells Fargo Insurance Services, who contracts with an insurance provider, Nationwide Insurance.
Please see coverage brochure for a brief summary of insurance policy information for 2017-18.
To apply through the Graduate School office for the Wells Fargo Student Insurance, please use this form.
If you have questions about your coverage status, please contact Wells Fargo Student Insurance directly at (800) 853-5899. Their Customer Care Team is here to assist students from 8am to 5pm, Monday thru Friday.
Q: “What is my share of the Cost?”
A: The Graduate School will pay the entire quarterly premium for you (the graduate TA) only. Dependents' premiums are entirely the responsibility of the grad assistant. If you wish to enroll a dependent in the Wells Fargo Student Health Plan, please contact the Graduate School for more information.
Q: “How long am I eligible for Coverage?”
A: You are eligible for the Graduate School to pay your premium only in the quarters that you are serving as a TA.
Q: "How do I file a claim, get an insurance card, etc?
A: These services are available to you at https://www.uhcsr.com/help-center once your enrollment form has been processed (please allow 7-10 working days after submission.)
Continuing Your Insurance Coverage When You Are Not a TA
If you wish to continue the Wells Fargo student insurance in quarters that you are not serving as a TA, you may do so by submitting an application and your premium directly to Wells Fargo (via their website, or the Student Health Center)
Please note: In order to purchase Summer Quarter coverage separately, you must actually be enrolled for a minimum number of credits during summer quarter. If you do not anticipate being enrolled during summer quarter and wish to continue your coverage, you will need to request "Spring/Summer" coverage through the Graduate School Office and provide a check for the Summer Quarter premium.