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American Collegiate, Los Angeles (ACLA) is pleased to announce that for the 2021-2022 Academic Year we have teamed up with Wellfleet Student and University Health Plans (UHP) to provide health insurance coverage for our students. The ACLA Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) provides substantial benefits for covered medical expenses at a reasonable cost.



All ACLA students are required to enroll in the ACLA SHIP. Therefore, students are automatically enrolled and no action is necessary. 


Plan Highlights

ACLA SHIP is provided by Wellfleet Student. We encourage you to review the coverage by selecting the "Benefit Information” tab in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of this page. These links will provide you with important information about the benefits offered in the SHIP. Below are some of the highlights of the insurance plan.

  • Access to Cigna’s nationwide PPO provider network
  • Unlimited maximum benefit per plan year
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Inpatient hospitalization coverage
  • Mental health coverage

To find additional benefit information, search for in-network providers, view your claim status, and access your online insurance ID card, please refer to the additional links to the left of this page.

Please note, he
alth insurance in the United States is different than in other countries. We urge you to review the "Understanding US Health Insurance" guide located in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of this page.

Cost and Coverage Periods

Coverage Period Coverage Dates Cost
Annual Fall 9/6/21 - 9/5/22 $2,000
Annual Winter 12/20/21 - 12/19/22 $2,000
Annual Spring 3/14/22 - 3/13/23 $2,000
Annual Summer 6/6/22 - 6/5/23 $2,000

In order to continue to receive communication from Wellfleet and/or University Health Plans, please go to the “Address Update” link on the left navigation menu and provide the following information:

  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address

ACLA has partnered with University Health Plans to administer the plan and help with enrollment and/or benefit-related questions. University Health Plans can be reached at 800-437-6448 or When calling or emailing, please be sure to advise you are an American Collegiate, Los Angeles (ACLA) student.