Student Health Insurance


The Fall Process opens July 9, 2015.   Please check your Armstrong email account frequently for updates, waiver instructions, and additional information.

The Board of Regents partners with United Health Care to provide an insurance plan for college students.  Students at Armstrong have the opportunity to sign up for health insurance during either the fall, spring or summer semesters.

All Institutions of The University of System of Georgia are required to participate in the Student Health Insurance Program (USG SHIP).  Rates are set by the University System of Georgia.

There are three types of insurance that Armstrong students can register for:

  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Mandatory Insurance
  • Graduate Insurance

The USG SHIP for mandatory (with hard waiver) participation includes the following USG recognized student categories:

  • All graduate students receiving a Full Tuition Waiver as part of their graduate assistantship toward as determined by Armstrong.
  • All undergraduate, graduate and ESL international students holding F or J visas.
  • All undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs that require proof of health insurance as determined by Armstrong.
  • All graduate students receiving fellowships that fully fund their tuition as determined by Armstrong.

To access the United Health Care (UHC) - Armstrong portal to enroll, verify enrollment, or to execute a waiver option, please go to the following locations:

Mandatory Students
If you are required to have student health insurance, click HERE for your options to confirm enrollment or apply to waive the insurance.

Voluntary Students:
If you are not required to have student health insurance, but you would like to purchase insurance, click HERE for your options to enroll.



Insurance Rate Information

Frequently Asked Questions

The Fall process opens July 9, 2015.


Graduate Assistants (GA's) – Paula Smith

Mandatory Students – Contact your respective department

International Students – Kristin Kasting

Voluntary Students - Paula Smith

For all other questions or concerns, please contact Paula Smith at 912-344-2514 or for further assistance.