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Health Services for Online Learners

Health Insurance


Full time undergraduate and graduate distance learners qualify for WKU's student health insurance plan through Academic Health Plans. To be eligible you must be a full-time student (undergraduate FT enrollment is a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester; graduate FT enrollment is a minimum of 9 credit hours each semester).

Coverage may be continued during the summer, if student is enrolled. Continuation through the summer requires undergraduate students to be enrolled in 6 credit hours; graduate students to be enrolled in 3 credit hours.

A WKU student can elect to add a spouse and/or children to the plan for an additional cost.

How to Enroll

WKU students can enroll on a semester basis or annually. It is necessary to pay the premium for the coverage period at the beginning of the term or annually. The annual premium for a student is $994.

Students may enroll online at if using a check or credit card for payment. There is an additional $7.00 processing fee for online payments. However, a student can enroll by mail by downloading the enrollment form and submitting a check or credit card information for payment. Lastly, a student has the option of paying by credit card and faxing the enrollment form to 817-479-2101.

Contact Information

Insurance and Billing Coordinator: Linda Heady
Phone: 270-745-5034
Academic Health Plans: (888) 308-7320


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 Last Modified 12/13/17