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
- SHIP Brochure
- Domestic Graduate Assistant Insurance Information and Brochure
- International Graduate Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan Information and Brochure
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 207.581.3232.
- INTERNATIONAL: Go to the Office of International Programs for waiver form.