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Student Wellness

Health and the ability to learn go hand-in-hand in ensuring student success. Student Health Services supports the academic mission of the university by providing accessible, quality health care services and educational programs to promote the health and well being of the student population. We encourage and reinforce positive health behaviors and the optimum wellness of each student by promoting “Healthy Rams for Life”. 

You must complete the following requirements related to Student Health Services:
Provide complete Immunization Records and Student Health History (IR and SHH) to WSSU as required by the North Carolina Immunization Law (General Statutes 130A-152) by July 1, 2014.

Submit a Health History Form
You will not be allowed to move into your residence hall until you meet the Immunization Record Requirement.   

Exceptions to North Carolina Immunization Regulations
Regulations do not apply to

  • Students classified as non-degree seeking, distance education, or unclassified;
  • Students registered in off-campus courses only;
  • Students attending night or weekend classes only; or
  • Students taking a course load of four (4) credit hours or fewer and residing off-campus.

Student Health Insurance
All students are required to have health insurance. Student BlueSM Health Insurance is offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC).  Your student bill will include the cost of this insurance. 

You may waive coverage in the BCBSNC plan if you have other credible health insurance (e.g. individual policy, coverage through a parent, Medicaid, Medicare, etc). If you elect to waive coverage and your waiver is approved, you will receive a refund for the cost of the university-sponsored plan.  The approval and refund process may take up to 60 days to complete. 
NOTE: WSSU Intercollegiate athletes cannot waive the BCBSNC university-sponsored plan. 

Open enrollment period TBA. The deadline for enrollment and waiver is 9/10/2014.

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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