Campus Life

Student Health Insurance

Newberry College offers optional health insurance coverage to all undergraduate students enrolled in 9 credits or more. This is a student injury and sickness plan administered by First Risk Advisors and is underwritten by the United HealthCare Insurance Company. it is not a requirement for students to purchase this insurance plan.  For information on the plan, please click here for a PDF document. 

Newly admitted students for the spring 2014 semester are the only ones eligible to participate in this insurance plan mid-semester.  The purchase of the student coverage provides an annual term of health insurance with effective dates of January 8, 2014 - August 11, 2014. Students must enroll by February 7, 2014 in order to be eligible for coverage.  

Students can sign up for the plan by visiting www.firststudent.com, selecting “Newberry College,” and following the prompts to enroll (do not select waive insurance).  Please note that students will pay for the insurance online through this website.

Rates for the Spring 2014 semester:

Undergraduate Student $726
Spouse $1,878
Each Child $1,205

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (803) 321-5146.