Special Summer Programs

Berkeley SHIP information for Special Summer Programs 2020

The information on this page is only for the following programs: Master of Public Affairs, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Master of Financial Engineering (incoming March class only), and the 11-month Master in Public Health.

Period of Coverage and Cost of SHIP

Program Effective Dates Cost of SHIP 
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)* July 10, 2020 - July 31, 2020 $320
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI)* June 15, 2020 - July 31, 2020 $676
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE) ** March 16, 2020 - July 31, 2020 $1,982
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH)* July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020 $446
*This applies to the incoming class only for the first summer in which they start. After the first summer, programs roll into regular Fall and Spring SHIP coverage periods and costs.
**Continuing/Graduating MFE students have Spring 2020 coverage from January 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

SHIP Benefits 

Berkeley SHIP is a comprehensive major medical insurance plan, providing medical, counseling and prescription through Wellfleet, vision through VSP and dental services through MetLife. To learn about your benefits, please see SHIP benefits.

Waiver Period

Program Waiver Period 
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) April 10, 2020 - July 7, 2020
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI) May 10, 2020 - June 10, 2020
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 1, 2020 - March 11, 2020
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH) May 25, 2020 - June 26, 2020

Please click here for waiver instructions. For waiver resources, waiver appeal and waiver reversal, please see Waiving SHIP

SHIP for Dependents

Program Dependent Enrollment Dates Effective Dates
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) June 10, 2020 - July 10, 2020 July 10, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI) May 15, 2020 - June 15, 2020 June 15, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 15, 2020 - April 15, 2020 March 16, 2020 – July 31, 2020
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH)  June 1, 2020 - July 1, 2020 July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

To enroll, please contact the Student Health Insurance Office at (510) 642-5700 or via email at ship@berkeley.edu

Insurance after Graduation