Frequently Asked Questions

Archive 2020-2021


Welcome to your AcademicBlue℠ Student Health Plan brought to you by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, the new student health plan insurance carrier for 2020-2021.

Click here to access your Blue Access for Members account and get your ID card.

Learn about new plan features!

2020-2021 COVID-19 Resources

Mental Health Support Tool

Please go to the Enrollment tab for your next enrollment period. 
2019-2020 enrollment and waiver information can be found on the
Previous Year tab.

Additional Resources


AcademicBlue℠ Benefit Information

Plan Highlight Flyer - Domestic

Eligibility, How to Enroll, Benefits, Premium and Dates

Plan Highlight Flyer - International

Eligibility, How to Enroll, Benefits, Premium and Dates


Comprehensive Guide to Your Benefits

Academic Emergency Services

Medical, Evacuation, Repatriation, Services and Benefits

Illinois Pediatric Dental

Included in Your Medical Plan

Illinois Pediatric Vision

Included in Your Medical Plan

Academic Blue℠ Advantages of Membership

AHP Live Care - $0 Cost

Telehealth solution from AHP and American Well for physical and mental health.

BCBSIL Mobile App

Same Features as (BAM) but for Your Smartphone

How to Register/Login for Blue Access for Members (BAM)

Online Secure Access - Find doctors, get an ID card, view claims and more

Health Insurance Plan Information



We're becoming more environmentally friendly by going paperless this year! All enrollment will now be online, allowing you to enroll with more convenience and ease. 

Online Enrollment


Students with a Qualifying Life Event

Click the button below to enroll in Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 08/18/2020.

Click Here to Enroll

Additional Resources

Add-On Coverage Options

These services are not administered by Academic HealthPlans.

Vision Plan Coverage Options

Vision Plan Coverage - Apply Online


The Summer waiver deadline ended 07/12/2021. The online waiver system can no longer accept new waiver requests.


Information for Parents

AHP Live Care (Telehealth)

Care When and Where You Need It

BCBSIL COVID-19 Resources