SHIP for Non-Registered Students

SHIP for Non-Registered Students

Who May Enroll?

Eligible non-registered graduate or undergraduate students may purchase the voluntary plan for a maximum of one semester. The student must have been enrolled in SHIP the Fall or Spring term immediately preceding the term for which the student wants to purchase. Students previoulsy enrolled in special summer only SHIP plans may not be eligible for the voluntary continuation plan. Please check with the SHIP office for your program specific eligibility. For information on SHIP for dependents, see our Insurance for Dependents page.
NOTE: Filing Fee and Concurrent Enrollment students are NOT automatically enrolled. If you purchase the voluntary plan, you are also eligible to add your dependents under the voluntary plan. Please see the information available on Insurance for Dependents for details.

Filing Fee (Graduate students only)

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.  Filing Fee can only be used once. To complete the Voluntary SHIP enrollment process, the student must submit a letter from his or her academic department confirming the student’s approved Filing Fee Status to the Student Health Insurance Office.

Concurrent Enrollment Status (Undergraduate students only)

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 are considered to be on Concurrent Enrollment Status. To complete the Voluntary SHIP enrollment process while on Concurrent Enrollment Status, a student must submit a letter of approval from his or her academic department and proof of payment for the class(es) or class schedule at UC Berkeley Extension to the Student Health Insurance Office.

Graduating Students or Students on Leave

Students who have graduated or are on leave from the University are eligible to continue their coverage for one additional semester. The student must have been enrolled in Berkeley SHIP the Fall or Spring semester prior to the term for which the student wants to continue coverage. Students previoulsy enrolled in special summer only SHIP plans may not be eligible for the voluntary continuation plan. Please check with the SHIP office for your program specific eligibility.

Cost of SHIP 

2017-18
Undergraduates  $1,415 - one semester only 
Graduates  $2,231 - one semester only

Enrollment Maximum

SHIP coverage for all eligible non-registered students is available for a maximum of one semester only. A non-registered student on filing fee or concurrent enrollment status is eligible to enroll in the SHIP Voluntary plan for one semester, but cannot buy another semester of the voluntary continuation plan after.

How to Enroll?

Semester Enrollment Period Effective Date
Fall 2017 July 15, 2017 - September 15, 2017 August 1, 2017
Spring 2018 December 1, 2017 - February 1, 2018 January 1, 2018

To enroll by phone, call Wells Fargo Student Insurance Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm PST toll free at (800) 853-5899.

To enroll by faxfax an enrollment form and payment information to Wells Fargo Insurance at (877) 612-7966.

To enroll by mail, mail an enrollment form and payment to:

Wells Fargo Insurance
10940 White Rock Road, 2nd Floor, 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. 

To enroll online, follow this link to the enrollment page.

  • For undergraduate students on concurrent enrollment status, under "2017-2018 UC Berkeley-USHIP-Voluntary", select "enroll in coverage". Then select "Spring/Summer Voluntary". 
  • For undergradaute students who graduated or are on leave, under "2017-2018 UC Berkeley-USHIP-Voluntary", select "enroll in coverage". Then select "Spring/Summer Continuation". 
  • For graduate students who are on filing fee status, under "2017-2018 UC Berkeley-GSHIP-Voluntary", select "enroll in coverage". Then select "Spring/Summer Voluntary". 
  • For graduate students who graduated or are on leave, under "2017-2018 UC Berkeley-GSHIP-Voluntary", select enrollment. Then select "Spring/Summer Continuation".

You can make payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check or Money Order. Please make checks payable to Wells Fargo Insurance.

Where do I get the enrollment form?

For undergraduate students, use this enrollment form

For graduate students, use this enrollment form.