To purchase optional student health insurance through United Healthcare, students must carry six or more credits, with three credits in on-campus courses.

Information can be found online at or call 1-888-344-5989.  United Healthcare covers 100% of most charges incurred within the Student Health and Counseling Center, please call 907-786-4040 for more information.

SHCC will file claims for United Healthcare and Premera Blue Cross plans on behalf of the student. A student may submit a claim to insurance companies other than United Healthcare or Premera Blue Cross, with billing information provided by the Student Health and Counseling Center.


The Affordable Care Act or (ObamaCare)

Use these links for more information. and also

Kaiser Family Foundation Affordability Care Act Calculator - determine what plan meets your needs based on your income level.


Call the UAA Registrar Office at 907-786-1069 or send an email to for proof of student status for insurance enrollment purposes.