2018 Student Health Insurance Plan

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Kansas Board of Regents offers a blanket injury and sickness insurance plan for students through UnitedHealthcare StudentResources. Rates vary between annual, semester and summer coverage, but run about $610 per person per semester.

The plan offers unlimited lifetime benefits, coverage for pre-existing conditions and preventive care.  Most services provided by Watkins Health Services are entirely covered and there is a national network of healthcare providers and pharmacies.

The open enrollment deadline for spring or spring/summer coverage is January 31, 2018.

For benefit details or to complete an application, visit www.uhcsr.com/ku.

For questions, call UnitedHealthcare at 888-344-6104 or Watkins Business Office at 785-864-9520.

Customer Feedback Survey

Each KU student has a secure portal for communicating with us:

Login to mySHS 
  • Make Appointments
  • Request Rx Refills
  • View Balances
  • Check Messages
  • View Lab Results
  • and more!

Winter Break Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Sat:  12:00 pm-4:00 pm
Sun: Closed


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today