Student Health Insurance Information


  • Students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Program with the option to opt out with verification of comparable insurance coverage.
  • Health Insurance coverage is mandated for all UTMB students.
  • Failure to maintain health insurance coverage can result in cancellation of your registration.
  • If labs or x-rays are ordered by our providers UTMB hospital will bill insurance & file the claim
  • Any Co-pays, deductibles, or fees surrounding ancillary charges are the financial responsibility of the student
  • The student tuition billed medical service fee is not health insurance coverage.

Click link below for information on the University of Texas System endorsed Student Health Insurance Plan:

What may not be covered?

This is determined by your insurance provider, call your insurance provider before your scheduled appointment for verification.

(There is a number on the back of your insurance card that will provide your providers contact number for coverage verification.)

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(409) 747-HELP (4357)

UTMB Student
Mental Health
Crisis Line
Professionals Available 24/7/365

Location Information:

Lee Hage Jamail Student Center
301 University Blvd - 3rd Floor
Galveston, TX 77555-1369

Phone: 409-747-9508
Fax: 409-747-9330

Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm
*Major credit cards only.

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After Hours Care:

After hours, weekends, and holidays, you may call the Access Center at 409-772-2222 or 800-917-8906. Telephone triage is provided by the Hotline and physician backup consultation is available.

Please go directly to the nearest emergency room. Students are responsible for all charges related to emergency care.