StudentBlue Student Health Insurance

As a college student, your plate is filled with many important things. With StudentBlue, healthcare coverage for college students like you, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska can help protect you from the unexpected costs of illness or injury – so you can focus on the most important thing on your plate – your future!

The University of Nebraska teamed with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) to offer a medical, prescription drug, and dental insurance plan to students who attend UNL. Coverage is also available for dependents.

Consider this plan if you have no insurance or if your current insurance does not:

  • Cover services provided at the University Health Center
  • Provide coverage if you decrease your credit hours
  • Provide coverage because of age restrictions
  • Provide adequate benefits

WHY BUY StudentBlue?

With this plan:

  • You pay one premium (per coverage period) for all your BCBSNE medical, prescription drug, and dental insurance
  • Covered University Health Center medical services are paid at 100% – including most laboratory, physical therapy, radiology, specialty, counseling, and psychological services, as well as annual exam expenses
  • You get two healthy mouth check-ups at the University Dental Office
  • You get optometry benefits

Learn More About StudentBlue Student Health Insurance

Questions about this policy can be directed to the University Health Center Insurance Office at 402-472-7435 or

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is now open.

Log into MyRED to enroll.

You will find the insurance link on your “Profile” screen in MyRED.

Insurance Waiver Deadlines - International Students

This coverage is mandatory for International Students unless proof of comparable insurance coverage is presented and a waiver is filed by February 1, 2015. In the absence of a waiver, the insurance premium will be automatically placed on your Student Account Statement.

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Insurance Waiver Deadlines - Graduate Assistants

Student insurance is provided as part of the University Graduate Assistant employment package. Non-participation in this program will require a completed waiver by February 1, 2015.

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Notice: Insurance coverage under the UNL Healthy Option plan ended August 13, 2014.

If you need to access information about the 2013-14 UNL Healthy Option plan, click here.