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Student Life

Student Health & Health Insurance

Information about low-cost/free health care and short-term medical insurance can be found by visiting the Student Activities Office, S307 on the third floor of the Student Life Center.

Roanoke Valley Health Care Resources

Students who do not have health insurance may find the following links helpful in obtaining health care or health information. Please visit each site for more information about eligibility.

Health Insurance Marketplace (

No matter where you live, you may be able to buy insurance from private health plans that cover a comprehensive set of benefits, including doctor visits, hospital stays, preventative care, and prescriptions. Plans in the Marketplace must treat you fairly – they can’t deny you coverage because of a pre-existing condition. You can also find out if you or anyone on your application qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or can get financial help to use right away to lower your health insurance premiums.

If you have questions about the Health Insurance Marketplace, visit the website or call the Marketplace Call Center toll-free at 1-800-318-2596. TTY users should call 1-855-889-4325. Tell the customer service representative if you need help in a language other than English.

If you need additional assistance, you can contact Enroll Virginia!, an organization that offers one-on-one assistance to educate Virginians about the Marketplace and provide application assistance to small businesses and individuals who need their help. Contact Enroll Virginia! Online at You may also call 1-888-392-5132 or email at

Student Insurance Providers

VWCC provides this listing of Student Insurance for information only and does not endorse any one agency over the other.

Assurant Health  
Milwaukee, WI 
Telephone: 1- 800-647-9094

Collegiate Risk Management, Inc. 
110 Athens Street
Suite 200
Tarpon Springs, FL  34689
Telephone: 1-800-922-3420

E. J. Smith & Associates 
899 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL  60062-4024
Telephone:  1-847-564-3660
Fax: 1-847-564-3069

International Student Insurance
224 First Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266, USA 
Telephone:  1-(888) 247-1387

Insurance for College Students, LLC
P.O. Box 971053 
Boca Raton, FL 33497
(Offers insurance for international students)

Brian Evans – State Farm Insurance Agent
Selling products through Anthem
2302 Colonial Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24015
Phone: 540-343-3765

National Insurance Store
PO Box 11159
Burke, VA 22015
Phone: 1-800-494-8463

More Information about Student Health Insurance

Portal Sites
Web sites that may assist you with health insurance decisions

Contact Us

Location: Student Life Center S307
Phone: 540-857-6326

Hours of Operation
Mon-Thurs: 8:30AM-6:00PM
Friday: 8:30AM-4:00PM