Health Insurance

Health Insurance

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As a member of the South Carolina Consortium, Winthrop participates in the Student Health Insurance Plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield administered by Academic Health Plans (AHP).  *Qualifying students may purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan directly from the company, AHP, by logging in to the student insurance website at and clicking Enrollment. Payment options are per semester or academic year. All approved plan materials and applicable documents are available on the AHP website.
Current benefits flyer: AHP Student Insurance Domestic and AHP Student Insurance International

*Qualifying Students are students who are eligible to pay the Health and Counseling Services semester fee (if applicable); and are 1. Undergraduate students enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours; or 2. Graduate or Professional Students enrolled in the graduate or professional degree program, taking at least one graduate level course, in good academic standing and making appropriate progress toward graduation.

Winthrop University does not have a hard waiver requirement for domestic students. Health insurance is mandatory for international students and the charge for the Student Health Insurance Plan will be added to tuition and fees. International students who have comparable alternate insurance may submit a Waiver to for review in order to have the insurance charge removed from the student’s account.

Other Available Health Insurance Options:
Affordable Health Care Act - If you are not currently covered by a health insurance policy and you live in South Carolina, visit


Last Updated: 9/8/20