TUGSA - Graduate and Teaching Assistants

Temple University offers Graduate Assistants and Teaching Assistants the opportunity to purchase student health insurance at reduced group rates.

International GA and TA students, International Student Health Insurance section of this website.

Enroll in one of the (3) University sponsored plans via the Blue Cross portal
Plan options and premium rates are available on the student health insurance website and the Blue Cross portal
If you were enrolled in a University sponsored plan last academic year, this policy will automatically end effective August 31, 2018.  You must re-enroll in order to continue coverage. 
Open Enrollment Period Coverage Effective Coverage Period Monthly Premium (Bill) Due
January - February January 1, 2019 8 Months 1st of the Month
August - September September 1, 2018 12 months 1st of the Month

Graduate and Teaching Assistance eligible for a health insurance subsidy:

Your appointment letter will show the semester and percentage amount of your subsidy.  Fractional appointments will have the subsidy contribution prorated.  Depending upon your subsidy amount, if there is a premium balance due after your subsidy is credited you are responsible for the balance.  Blue Cross will bill you directly for the premium balance due.
Premium rates and subsidy amounts

Blue Cross Monthly Premiums:

Monthly bills will be issued to the address you provide during the enrollment process
You are responsible for paying the premium directly to Blue Cross


Contact Market Abney at 215-926-2279 (7-2279)
E-mail at studentinsurance@temple.edu

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updated: 07/31/2018
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