Bard College @ Simon's Rock

Student Health Insurance Plan

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) COVID-19 Coverage Updates:

Effective March 7, 2020, BCBSMA is:

  • Covering the full cost of diagnostic tests for COVID-19. Students will have no copay, co-insurance or deductible for these tests.
  • Waiving co-pays for medically necessary COVID-19 treatment at doctor’s offices, emergency rooms, and urgent care centers.
  • Waiving co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles for telehealth benefits (Well Connection) for the screening, evaluation, diagnosis and/or suggested treatment of COVID-19. Telehealth offers convenience as well as the opportunity to avoid potential exposure to contagion. For additional information about telehealth benefits, please visit: 
  • Staffing a dedicated helpline (888-372-1970) for all COVID-19 related inquiries. 

Bard College at Simon’s Rock has partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and University Health Plans to provide health insurance coverage for our students for the 2019-20 school year. To be eligible for this Insurance Program, You must be enrolled as a full-time student carrying a course load equivalent to at least 3/4 full-time. If You are eligible to be covered under this Program, You are automatically enrolled.

Student Health Insurance Policy Periods and Premium Rates:

Annual Student

        Spring Student





UHP is available to answer general insurance plan questions. To speak with a representative, please call (800) 437-6448 or send an email to