Special Summer Programs

Berkeley SHIP information for Special Summer Programs 2019

The information on this page is only for the following programs: Professional Track LLM, LLM Hybrid Option (summer starts only) and incoming students in the following programs: Master of Public Affairs, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Master of Real Estate Development & Design, and Master of Financial Engineering (incoming March class only).

Period of Coverage and Cost of SHIP

Program Effective Dates Cost of SHIP 
Master of Laws (LL.M. Professional Track and Hybrid Option only) May 11, 2019 - August 31, 2019 $1,470
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)* May 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019 $1,015
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI) June 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019 $612
Master of Real Estate Development & Design (MRED+D) June 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019 $612
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE) ** March 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019 $1,808
*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 2019 coverage from January 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019.

SHIP Benefits 

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

Waiver Period

Program Waiver Period 
Master of Laws (LL.M. Professional Track and Hybrid Option only) April 1, 2019 - May 8, 2019
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) April 10, 2019 - May 10, 2019
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI) May 10, 2019 - June 10, 2019
Master of Real Estate Development & Design (MRED+D) May 10, 2019 - June 10, 2019
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 1, 2019 - March 10, 2019

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 Laws (LL.M. Professional Track and Hybrid Option only) April 11, 2019 - May 11, 2019 May 11, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Master of Public Affairs (MPA) April 15, 2019 - May 25, 2019 May 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) (BE3 and PLI) May 15, 2019 - June 15, 2019 June 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Master of Real Estate Development & Design (MRED+D) May 15, 2019 - June 15, 2019 June 15, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Incoming Master in Financial Engineering (MFE)  February 15, 2019 - April 15, 2019 March 15, 2019 – July 31, 2019

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

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

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

USI Student Insurance
10940 White Rock Road, 2nd Floor, 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670. 

You can make payment by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Check or Money Order. Please make checks payable to USI Insurance Services National, Inc.

Insurance after Graduation

Please see Insurance after Graduation. Please note, graduating Professional Track LLM students are not eligible for the SHIP continuation plan.