Insurance

Waiving SHIP

Wavier Period

The Spring 2023 waiver period is December 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023. Waivers must be received by January 1, 2023 to avoid a late fee of $75.

All waivers received between January 2, 2023 and January 15, 2023 are subject to a late fee of $75.

Absolutely no waiver applications will be accepted after the final deadline-January 15, 2023.

Waiver Requirements and Waiver Worksheet

The waiver criteria and waiver worksheet can be found below under "forms and worksheets".

Waiver Instructions &...

Special Summer Programs

Berkeley SHIP information for Special Summer Programs 2022

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), Master of Real Estate Development + Design and the 11-month Master in Public Health, and graduating students in Master of Information and Data Science...

SHIP Waiver Instructions for Special Programs

You are almost there! Help us help you! To save you time and frustration, please take a moment to review these helpful steps. Most errors encountered during the waiver process can be avoided by following these simple instructions. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2023 session. Please fill out the WAIVER WORKSHEET to guide you through the online waiver application. NOTE: This worksheet is...

SHIP Vision Benefits

VSP Member Information Plan Network Choice Member ID Your VSP member ID is the same as your Wellfleet member ID. If you do not have your Wellfleet member ID number, follow the instructions on the flyer here to obtain it. Vision Benefits Summary VSP Choice Provider Non-Network Provider Plan...

SHIP for Non-Registered Students

SHIP for Non-Registered Students collapse all expand all 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
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Insurance for Dependents

Berkeley SHIP offers comprehensive medical, behavioral health, dental and vision insurance for you and your family!

SHIP Waiver Instructions

You are almost there! Help us help you! To save you time and frustration, please take a moment to review these helpful steps. Most errors encountered during the waiver process can be avoided by following these simple instructions. Please fill out the WORKSHEET in order to guide you through the online waiver application. NOTE: This worksheet is for guidance only; filling out the worksheet is NOT filling out the online waiver and completed worksheets will not be accepted as waivers....

Tools for making your SHIP waiver decision

Below are tools for helping you make your decision.

Already know you want to waive SHIP? See waiver requirements. The online waiver application for Spring 2023 will be available on December 1, 2022.

collapse all expand all Am I eligible to waive SHIP enrollment?

In order to waive SHIP, you must be enrolled in a medical health...

SHIP Waiver FAQs

collapse all expand all Why did I get charged for a "health insurance fee" on my CalCentral statement? I didn't ask for health insurance.

All registered* students at the University of California are required to meet the university’s health insurance mandate as set by the UC Regents. Registered* UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students are automatically enrolled in the Berkeley...

SHIP Waiver Tips from ASUC SAO

ASUC Student Advocate's Office

The ASUC Student Advocate's Office is a student-run office that provides free and confidential advice and representation to students who experience issues or conflicts with the university. If after contacting the SHIP office, you would like additional support regarding SHIP, completing waiver appeals, or billing, please contact them at (510) 642-6912 or help@berkeleysao.org....