Frequently Asked Questions

Archive 2023-2024



Those employed in one or more graduate staff positions (Graduate Teaching Assistant, Graduate Lecturer, Graduate Professional, and Graduate Research Assistant) which carries a minimum of 0.50 FTE/half-time/20 hours per week or more and graduate students with fellowships administered as assistantships on the West Lafayette campus (check Quick Facts here if you are unsure how your fellowship is administered) are eligible for the partially-funded graduate staff medical insurance plan.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to update contact information

Quick Reference

Human Resources Graduate Staff Enrollment Site - This is the main information site for an overall look at all the graduate staff benefits, including health insurance, leaves, and retirement programs.

Graduate Staff Employment Manual

How Insurance Works

COVID-19 Resources

Benefits & Cost

Medical & Prescription

Regulatory Notices

Enhanced Products



Enrollment Information

Academic HealthPlans, Inc.
P.O. Box 1605
Colleyville, TX  76034


UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
PO Box 809025
Dallas, TX  75380-9025
1 (888) 224-4754
UHC Customer Service

Student eligibility, International student requirements (e.g., immunizations, waiver process)

Purdue University Student Health Center

Graduate staff eligibility

Human Resources - Benefits

Delta Dental

P.O. Box 9085
Farmington Hills, MI  48333-9085

24/7 In The Moment Counseling

ASAP - Academic Student Assistance Program

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Hours: Available 24 hours
Languages: English, Spanish
Dial 988 from any phone to be immediately connected