Special Summer Programs

Berkeley SHIP information for Special Summer Programs 2021

The information on this page is only for the following programs: Master of Laws (Executive Track LLM), incoming students in 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, and graduating students in Master of Information and Data Science, Master of Real Estate Development + Design, and Master of Laws (Traditional Track LLM).

Period of Coverage and Cost of SHIP

Program Effective Dates Cost of SHIP 
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)1 March 12, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $2,211
Master of Laws (Executive Track LLM) May 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $1433
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - A)2 May 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $1433
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - BE3 and PLI)2 June 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $950
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - B)2 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - LEAD)2 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH)2 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483
Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS)3 August 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021 $518
Master of Real Estate Development + Design (MRED+D)3 August 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021 $518
Master of Laws - Traditional Track (TLLM1)3 August 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021 $518
Master of Laws - Traditional Track (TLLM2)3
August 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021 $1036
1Continuing/Graduating MFE students have Spring 2021 coverage from January 1, 2021 - May 31, 2021. The cost of SHIP is $2,367.
2This 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.
3Students completing the MIDS and MRED+D programs in August 2021 and students completing the TLLM1 program in Spring 2021 will need to purchase SHIP for the month of August. Students completing the TLLM2 program in September 2021 will need to purchase SHIP for the month of August and September. The enrollment period is from July 1, 2021 to August 6, 2021. Enrollment will be completed online through our insurance broker, Academic Health Plans. More information about the enrollment process will be given at a later date. 

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 
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 9, 2021 - March 9, 2021
Master of Laws (Executive Track LLM) April 1, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - A) April 1, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - BE3 and PLI) April 30, 2021 - June 18, 2021
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - B) June 1, 2021 - July 13, 2021
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - LEAD) June 1, 2021 - July 13, 2021
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH) June 1, 2021 - July 13, 2021

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

SHIP for Dependents

Program Dependent Enrollment PeriodEffective DatesCost of SHIP 
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 12, 2021 - March 12, 2021 March 12, 2021 – July 31, 2021 $2,211
Master of Laws (Executive Track LLM) April 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $1433
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - A) April 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021 May 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $1433
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - BE3 and PLI) May 1, 2021 - June 1, 2021 June 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $950
Master of Public Affairs (MPA - B) June 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT - LEAD) June 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483
11-month Master of Public Health (MPH)  June 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021 July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021 $483

Voluntary SHIP is available for the dependents of students enrolled in SHIP. See here to find out who is eligible. 

To enroll, please complete the online dependent enrollment form during your program's enrollment period. 

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