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Student Health Insurance

The University of Richmond offers a student health insurance plan (SHIP) to ensure that all students have access to comprehensive health insurance and health care in Richmond while attending the University.  

The SHIP is underwritten by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources, an organization dedicated to providing year-round health insurance products to college and university students nationwide.  

Eligibility

Domestic Students

All full-time and part-time degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to enroll voluntarily in the UnitedHealthcare student health insurance plan, and may enroll by going to www.firststudent.com.

International Students

All international students on non-immigrant visas at the University of Richmond are required to purchase the UnitedHealthcare student health insurance plan.  International students are automatically enrolled in the plan by the Office of International Education.  Please see Health Insurance for International Students or contact Krittika Onsanit at (804) 287-6499 for more information.

2019-20 Rates

New Students: Students enrolling in coverage for the first time
Period Start Date End Date Rate
Annual August 1, 2019 July 31, 2020 $2,957
Fall August 1, 2019 December 31, 2019 $1,236
Spring/Summer January 1, 2020 July 31, 2020 $1,721
Continuing Students: Students enrolled in the 2018-19 Aetna plan
Period Start Date End Date Rate
Annual July 1, 2019 July 31, 2020 $3,199
Fall July 1, 2019 December 31, 2019 $1,478
Spring/Summer January 1, 2020 July 31, 2020 $1,721

Deadlines

  • Annual Enrollment Deadline: September 10, 2019
  • Spring/Summer Enrollment Deadline: January 29, 2020

Enroll Online

Benefit and enrollment information is available online at First Student - University of Richmond, or you can contact First Student customer service at 1-800-505-4160.