Health Services Office

The Health Services Office on the Tennessee campus is in the Eubanks Activities Center. It is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and offers services free of charge to students, faculty, and staff. Basic services provided include first aid for minor injuries, assessment and referrals for injuries or illnesses, recommendations for self-treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, and monitoring of vital signs. No appointment is needed.

Some additional health assessments and services, listed below, are available by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email Kealy Mead or call 865-251-2256.

  • body fat percent analysis
  • body mass index analysis
  • height/weight
  • basic diet/exercise information/recommendations
  • blood sugar analysis
  • simple injections
  • suture removal

Health Insurance Requirement

Johnson University requires all full-time undergraduate students taking courses on campus to carry health insurance.

Students will be automatically enrolled in the University’s health insurance plan unless they provide proof of coverage. Students will be required to either complete an online health insurance waiver form, providing their current health insurance provider, or enroll with the University’s student health insurance provider for the current academic year. Both the waiver form and the enrollment form are available on the student portal.

Students who enroll in student health insurance for the fall term pay for a 12-month policy that begins the first day of class. Students who begin in the spring term pay a reduced amount due to the reduced length of the policy.

Health Insurance Coverage

The health insurance provided through Johnson includes unlimited major medical coverage after a $250 annual in-network/$600 annual out-of-network deductible. Most claims involve an 80/20% coinsurance for in-network providers and 60/40% coinsurance for out-of-network providers. There is a $25.00 co-pay per office visit.

Policy effective dates for the 2019-2020 academic school year:

2019 Fall term 08/01/2019 – 07/31/2020
2020 Spring Term 01/01/2020 – 07/31/2020
2020 Summer Term 05/01/2020 – 07/31/2020

Health Insurance Costs

Complete coverage information for the United Healthcare Gold Plan is available on FirstStudent.com.

 

The student health insurance rates for 2018-2019 are:

Tennessee:

Participant(s) Annual Rates Spring Rates Summer Rates
Student Only $1,834 $1,446 $579
Spouse $1,734 $1,046 $479
One Child $1,734 $1,046 $479
Two or More Children $3,468 $2,092 $958
Spouse + Two or More Children $5,202 $3,138 $1,437

 

Florida:

Participant(s) Annual Rates Spring Rates Summer Rates
Student Only $1,542 $970 $498
Spouse $1,442 $870 $398
One Child $1,442 $870 $398
Two or More Children $2,884 $1,740 $796
Spouse + Two or More Children $4,326 $2,610 $1,194

 

Note: To determine the premium for a student with spouse, student with spouse and children, or student with children, simply add the above rates together. For example, if a student wants insurance for himself and his spouse, then the premium will equal the student rate plus the spouse rate. If both spouses are students, then the student rate applies to both.

Insurance premiums are determined by the carrier and may increase from one year to the next.

Counseling and Mental Health

College can be a wonderful time, but it can also be a challenge. Our campuses offer support for students who are struggling.

Tennessee

The Tennessee campus has a University Counseling Center, located in Myrtle Hall, which offers personal counseling at no charge to students while ensuring utmost confidentiality in all matters. Counseling services are provided by professional counseling faculty and by graduate students who are under the careful supervision of faculty members.

The University Counseling Center also offers a broad range of preventive, remedial, and developmental counseling services to the community. Payment is based on income. Counselors in the UCC are trained to ethically integrate faith into the helping process.

The UCC is generally open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with closings and limited scheduling based on the academic calendar of Johnson University. If you are interested in receiving counseling through the University Counseling Center, please complete an Intake Form at the UCC.

University Counseling Center

865-251-2217

 

Florida

The Florida campus offers “The Chat Room,” a safe space where students can get help from trained volunteers who receive guidance from faculty. The Chat Room is a free and confidential place for students to get help in individual or group sessions. Request an appointment by emailing ChatRoom@JohnsonU.edu.

In addition, the JUFL Student Life Office can arrange professional counseling for students at a reduced fee. The Florida campus has agreements with several local Christian counselors and counseling centers. The Student Life office provides 100% financial assistance for a student’s first visit and 50% financial assistance for all subsequent visits while the student is enrolled as a degree-seeking student. Confidentiality is assured.

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