GatorGradCare Summer Enrollment Deadline is May 16

By on April 5, 2017

The enrollment period for GatorGradCare summer-only coverage is now open. As a reminder, only the following students are eligible for GatorGradCare summer-only enrollment:

  • NEW Graduate Assistants, Research Assistants, and Teaching Assistants on appointment in summer
  • Graduate Assistants not currently enrolled in 2016-2017 annual or spring/summer coverage on assistantship for the summer term

Summer-only coverage is effective May 16 to August 15. Students must be appointed .25 FTE or greater as a GA/TA/RA for the summer term to participate. The GatorGradCare summer enrollment application must be submitted by the May 16 enrollment deadline, even if the assistantship does not begin until Summer B.

Students interested in summer-only coverage must log on to https://bluebiz.bcbsfl.com/stuenroll/GatorGradCare.do to complete the enrollment process by the May 16 enrollment deadline.

Departments should use the most current Letter of Appointment template for GAs found on the Recruitment and Staffing website and should email the GA Benefits Office regarding delays in processing GA jobs for summer.

GatorGradCare plan information, including the link to the online enrollment, can be found on the Human Resource Services website. If you have questions about GatorGradCare enrollment or eligibility, please contact the GA Benefits Office by emailing gabenefits@admin.ufl.edu or calling (352) 392-0003.

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