Insurance Information

SHIP for Graduate Students Enrolled in a Minimum of 6 Credits (GA/TA/RA/Fellows are not eligible for SHIP)

The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) through the Affordable Health Care Act will be an automatic charge on graduate student accounts for students enrolled for courses full-time (6 or more credits).  To waive out of SHIP click here.  

NOTE: Graduate assistants, fellows, and trainees are NOT eligible for SHIP.

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
  • Tuition waiver

If you are uncertain whether you are a Graduate Assistant, Fellow or Trainee, please contact the Graduate Coordinator for your program.

Academic Year 2015-2016 Brochures

For Graduate Assistants Waiving Out of the GA/TA Health Insurance

  • DOMESTIC: Click here 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 or fax to 207.581.3232.



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