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Health Clinic

Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan for Bluefield State College: 

Now that you're a part of the Bluefield State College family, we are pleased to offer a new Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) underwritten by UnitedHealth Care Insurance Company and serviced by Gallagher Koster. All students enrolled at Bluefield State are eligible for the health plan. Gallagher Koster and The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission were able to negotiate a comprehensive plan at an affordable cost as a way to ensure your well-being. Below are just a few coverage highlights:

  • Coverage up to $500,000 per Injury or Sickness.
  • $500 deductible for Preferred Providers, $1,000 deductible for Out-of-Network Providers, per Insured Person per Policy Year.
  • $5,000 Out-of-Pocket maximum for Preferred Providers, $10,000 Out-of-Pocket maximum for Out-of-Network providers, per Insured Person per Policy Year.

For more information about the plan including benefits, exclusions and limitations, please refer to the attached Benefit Highlight Flyer or log on to From there, you can create a new account using the username and password you created to enroll, make payments, or chat live with an experienced customer service representative.

We encourage you to review and compare your current health insurance options with the Bluefield plan to make the best decision for you and your family.

Location:  Physical Education Building, Room 210

Telephone:  (304) 327.4170

Clinic Hours for Spring 2016
Beginning January 25, 2016

Monday 10am to 2pm
Tuesday 10am to 2pm
Wednesday 10am to 1pm
Thursday 10am to 2pm
Friday 10am to 2pm
Hours are subject to change

In the event the health center is not open please go to the nearest healtcare facility, otherwise you may contact Deidi Rose at (304) 327.4401, leave a message with the health center at 304-327-4170 or Sherri Williams at (304) 327.4214. The Health Center is a service provided to the students and employees at BSC through the Student Affairs Office not the School of Nursing and Allied Health.

The focus of care includes health education, health promotion, and care for common health problems, health referral, and first aid for minor injuries. The Center offers physical exams and family planning services. Most services are free to students.

If you have any concerns, suggestions, or comments about the Health Center, please feel free to call (304) 327.4170 (Health Center).