UT provides insurance for GA/GRA/GTAs who have an appointment of at least 25%. Enrollment is automatic but dependent upon payroll processing.
- Dependent insurance may be purchased separately (your department does not pay for dependents)
DEPENDENT ENROLLMENT FORM
- Insurance effective/expiration dates are determined by your employment dates; always verify your employment dates with your department (international graduate assistants see below for waivers)
- To visit medical providers outside of the Student Health Center, please see the Referral Guide
International Graduate Assistants/Associates (Including GA/GRA/GTAs)
The Graduate Assistant Insurance Fee Waiver Form will be available 2 weeks prior to the start of each semester (Fall/Spring)
INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT THE NEW INSURANCE FEE WAIVER FORM:
- Click on the link indicated above
- Complete all of the highlighted fields (except for the signature field)
- Print form (you MUST print the form and sign and return it with your student ID as a single page document)
- Place your UT Student ID in area indicated so that you can scan the document as one page
- Scan and save the document to your computer as a PDF
- Email the document as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org (do not embed the image into the body of the email)
- If you do not have a scanner, you may copy the document including your Student ID and send it through campus mail, fax or bring it by Student Health:Address: 1800 Volunteer Boulevard
Fax: (865) 974-2000
- Waiver forms will be processed after your tuition waiver is complete but does not happen at the same time; removal of the insurance charge can take several weeks.
- If you lose your assistantship, charges for unpaid periods may be added back to your Bursar (MyUTK) account.
- Dependent insurance may be purchased and must occur within the first 30 days of the dependent(s) arrival into the United States.
- If you secure an employment position through the OPT program, contact a Student Health insurance representative as soon as possible for information regarding insurance coverage and/or charges.