Graduate Student Support Plan (GSSP)

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Welcome! The Graduate Student Support Plan is a highly competitive support package used to attract top students to NC State University. Under the Plan, students that meet the GSSP requirements below are eligible to receive health insurance and tuition support (for a limited number of semesters).

  • - Supported on a qualifying graduate assistantship (teaching or research) or fellowship of, at least, $666.67 per month
  • - Meet the minimum enrollment requirement - Full-time, at all times
  • - Enrolled in an on-campus (non-DE) graduate degree plan

The GSSP Handbook and links below explain the plan in more detail and provide answers to some frequently asked questions.

GSSP Handbook
Plan Overview
Important Dates / Deadlines


Other Items of Interest:
Electronic Billing
Benefits of the Student Health Center
Use of Student Health Services Center During the Summer

GSSP Changes - 2012-2013:
GSSP Changes - Memorandum
GSSP Changes - Implementation Details
GSSP Changes - FAQ