SHIP for Non-Registered Students

SHIP for Non-Registered Students

Who May Enroll?

Students with the below status who were enrolled in SHIP the Fall or Spring term immediately preceding the term for which the student wants to purchase voluntary SHIP:

Graduate students on Filing Fee status: Graduate students must apply to their academic departments for official Filing Fee status. Filing Fee status is in lieu of registration to either file a dissertation, file a thesis or to take a comprehensive exam. Filing Fee students are not allowed to take courses while on Filing Fee.

Undergraduate students on Concurrent Enrollment status: Undergraduate students in their final semester of study who are completing degree requirements or recovering from academic probation through UC Berkeley Extension's Concurrent Enrollment Program.

Approved Medical Withdrawal or Pregnancy Leave status: G
raduate or undergraduate students who have approved temporary medical withdrawal or pregnancy leave from the University while retaining student status. 


NOTE: Filing Fee, Concurrent Enrollment, and medical withdrawal/pregnancy leave students are NOT automatically enrolled and must follow the enrollment steps below to purchase voluntary SHIP. Students on voluntary SHIP have the option to enroll their dependents on SHIP. Please see Insurance for Dependents for details.

Effective Fall 2018, SHIP is not available to students who have graduated or are on non-medical/pregnancy leave from the University. For help transitioning off of SHIP, please see our tips here.

Cost of SHIP

2022-23
Undergraduates  $1,984 (one semester only)
Graduates  $3,186 (one semester only)

Payment Information

Payment is due in full for the semester at the time of enrollment. Payment options include most credit cards, debit cards, and bank accounts. 

Enrollment Maximum

The SHIP voluntary plan is available for only one semester. 

Enrollment Period 

Semester Enrollment Period Effective Date
Fall 2022 July 1, 2022 - September 1, 2022 August 1, 2022
Spring 2023 December 1, 2022 - February 1, 2023 January 1, 2023

Enrollment Instructions

Graduate Students on Filing Fee Status

1. CalCentral must show you are on filing fee status.

2. Submit a letter from your academic department confirming your approved Filing Fee and good standing statuses to the SHIP office by secure message through the eTang portal.

3. Complete and submit the online enrollment form found below during the enrollment period. 

Undergraduate Students on Concurrent Enrollment Status

1. Submit a letter of approval from your academic department and proof of payment for the class(es) or class schedule at UC Berkeley Extension to the SHIP office by secure message through the eTang portal

2. Complete and submit the online enrollment form found below during the enrollment period.

Approved Medical Withdrawal or Pregnancy Leave Status

1. CalCentral must show the student’s approved medical withdrawal or pregnancy leave status.

2. Complete and submit the online enrollment form found below during the enrollment period.

Enrollment Form

The Fall 2022 enrollment period is closed.