Student Health Insurance FAQs

Enrolling in AcademicBlue

AcademicBlue℠ ID Cards

  • Where or when will I receive my insurance ID card?

    New Students: If you are enrolling in AcademicBlue℠ for the first time, your ID card will be mailed to the address of record on file with AcademicBlue℠ within 7-10 business days after enrollment in the health insurance plan. Insurance cards will not be mailed to international addresses. It is important that you keep your address updated in PeopleSoft Student Center.

    Temporary ID Cards for New Students: You should receive your insurance card within 7-10 business days of enrollment in AcademicBlue℠. In the interim, you can visit BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, log in, and print your temporary ID card.

    Continuing Students: Continuing students retain their ID card. The ID number and policy number will remain the same and a new ID card will not be issued.

    Temporary ID Cards for Continuing Students: If you need a temporary replacement ID card, you can visit BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, log in, and print your temporary ID card.

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