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 $2,157 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, 2019. The coverage period is from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Students may request a late waiver by completing this form Late Waiver Request.  This form will be submitted to the insurance company.  Approval of this late request is at the discretion of the insurance company.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a partial-year (spring only) health insurance charge of $1,255 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2020. The partial year coverage period is from January 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

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 more information on the 2019-2020 Student Health Insurance Plan, including eligibility and enrollment criteria, the SHIP benefit summary, as well as the opt-out waiver and enrollment processes, please visit Cross Insurance Agency Student Health Insurance Plan 2019-2020.

For more information on the 2019-2020 Student Health Insurance Plan, please visit Cross Insurance Agency Student Health Insurance Plan 2019-2020.

To contact customer service for the 2019/2020 plan, call Anthem at 844.412.0890 or Cross Insurance at 800.537.6444.

 

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 $1,733.33, unless proof of comparable insurance is provided. Graduate Assistants are not eligible for the SHIP plan described above. Cost of coverage is $2,845 for coverage from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.  Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before October 1, 2019.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a partial-year (spring only) health insurance charge of $1,652 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2020. The partial year coverage period is from January 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

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 more information on the Graduate Assistant Student Health Insurance or to waive/enroll, please visit Cross Insurance Agency Graduate Assistant and Fellow Student Health Insurance Plan.

To contact customer service, call UnitedHealthcare Student Resources at 800.767.0700 or Cross Insurance at 800.537.6444.

 

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 $2,845 for individual student coverage from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.   International students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before October 1, 2019.

For eligible students whose initial enrollment at the University begins with the Spring semester, a partial-year (spring only) health insurance charge of $1,652 will be billed. Eligible students with adequate health insurance must complete an online waiver process to opt out of the plan before February 20, 2020. The partial year coverage period is from January 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

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 more information on the International Student Health Insurance or to waive/enroll in the plan, please visit Cross Insurance Agency International Student Health Insurance Plan.   For a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) please visit the Department of International Programs.

To contact customer service, call UnitedHealthcare Student Resources at 800.767.0700 or Cross Insurance at 800.537.6444.