Student Health Insurance

Sul Ross State University does not offer a Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). The mandatory medical fee is NOT health insurance. University athletes have limited supplemental accident through the Physical Education department; call (432) 837-8226 for details.

The health insurance requirement for domestic students at Sul Ross is fully voluntary. It is strongly recommended that these students maintain a comprehensive health plan. International students must show proof of health insurance that is good in the United States.

The Texas Department of Insurance explains health insurance basics and options.

The U.S. Government's Health Insurance Marketplace.

FAQs about the nation's healthcare reform law provided by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

The West Texas VA Health Care System provides health benefit infomation to military veterans.

Health Coverage Assistance:

The Medicaid office is located in Centennial School's Human Services Department, 500 W Avenue H # 104, Phone (432) 837-3338.

For information about Texas' primary care program, contact the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) at (432) 837-3877. Other items like STD screening and vaccinations may be offered by DSHS.

Disclaimer: The following links to health insurance products, services and/or memberships are for informational purposes only and do NOT represent an endorsement by Sul Ross State University's Student Health Services.

International Student Organization (ISO) in the USA

E.J. Smith and Associates