Health Insurance Policy for Graduate Assistants, Fellows, and Trainees
Students are considered Graduate Assistants, Fellows, or Trainee if they receive a combination of at least two of the following: a stipend, insurance benefits, or tuition waivers.
If you are uncertain whether you are a Graduate Assistant, Fellow or Trainee, please contact the Graduate Coordinator for your program.
Affordable Health Care Act - Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) will be an automatic charge on graduate student accounts beginning Fall 2014, for students enrolled for courses full-time. To waive out of SHIP click here. NOTE: Graduate assistants, fellows, and trainees are NOT eligible for SHIP.
Academic Year 2014-2015
- Domestic Graduate Assistant Insurance Information and Brochure
- International Graduate Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan Information and Brochure
For Graduate Assitants Waiving Out of the GA/TA Health Insurance
DOMESTIC: Go to the following link to download the insurance waiver form. Students with private health insurance must submit this form OR a photocopy of the card to ensure they will not be enrolled in the University's health insurance plan. Submit the waiver form or copy of the card to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 207.581.3232.
INTERNATIONAL: Go to the Office of International Programs for waiver form.
For questions on UM policy coverage contact Consolidated Health Customer Service at 1.800.633.7867
For questions regarding insurance claims contact Lisa Farrington:
Phone number: 1.800.537.6444
For questions on SHIP, go to Cross Insurance