Student Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP):

All non-international undergraduate students enrolled in 9 credit hours or more and graduate students enrolled in 6 credit hours or more are required to maintain adequate health insurance coverage. An annual health insurance charge of $2,264 will be billed to eligible students in the fall semester. Students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before October 1, 2020. The coverage period is from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.

Plan information is available at Gallagher Health.  To complete enrollment, go to Gallagher Health.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a spring-only health insurance charge of $1,314 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2021. The spring-only coverage period is from January 1, 2021 through July 31, 2021.

To opt out after the deadlines, a manual waiver form will need to be submitted to the Bursar’s office. Please note that the approval is upon the discretion of the insurance company.  This form will be available after the online waiver process has ended.

For questions about the student insurance coverage or completing wavers/enrollments, please call Gallagher Student Health at 833-882-3592.

 

Graduate Assistant Health Insurance:

Graduate Assistant Health Insurance is mandatory for all graduate assistants and fellows working 20 hours a week and earning a minimum monthly stipend of $1,777.77, unless proof of comparable insurance is provided. Graduate Assistants are not eligible for the SHIP plan described above. Cost of coverage is $2,347 for coverage from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.  Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before October 1, 2020.

Plan information is available at Gallagher Health.  To complete enrollment, go to Gallagher Health.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a spring-only health insurance charge of $1,360 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2021. The spring-only coverage period is from January 1, 2021 through July 31, 2021.

To opt out after the deadline, a manual waiver form will need to be submitted to the Bursar’s office. Please note that the approval is upon the discretion of the insurance company.  This form will be available after the online waiver process has ended.

For questions about the student insurance coverage or completing wavers/enrollments, please call Gallagher Student Health at 833-882-3592.

 

International Student Health Insurance:

International Student Health Insurance is mandatory for all international students, unless proof of insurance is provided. International students are not eligible for the SHIP plan described above. Cost of coverage is $2,347 for individual student coverage from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.   International students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before October 1, 2020.

Plan information is available at Gallagher Health.  To complete enrollment, go to Gallagher Health.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a spring-only health insurance charge of $1,360 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2021. The spring-only coverage period is from January 1, 2021 through July 31, 2021.

To opt out after the deadline, a manual waiver form will need to be submitted to the Bursar’s office. Please note that the approval is upon the discretion of the insurance company.  This form will be available after the online waiver process has ended.

For questions about the student insurance coverage or completing wavers/enrollments, please call Gallagher Student Health at 833-882-3592.