Insurance Information

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.

GA/TA Health Insurance Policy for Graduate Assistants, Fellows, and Trainees (Domestic Students)

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

Academic Year 2016-2017 Brochures – Coming soon

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 graduate@maine.edu or fax to 207.581.3232.

Links

Contact

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
E-mail: LFarrington@crossagency.com

For questions on SHIP, go to Cross Insurance