Insurance

Waiving SHIP

  Important Spring 2021 Information about Waiving SHIP

Please read through the important information regarding SHIP waiver in order to assist you in successfully submitting your waiver for the semester. 

Waiver Application

SHIP Waiver Instructions

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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. 


    SHIP Benefits

    berkeley ship logoBerkeley Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is an outstanding health plan designed specifically for college students.

    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. Waiver application for Fall 2020 will be available on May 1, 2020.

    SHIP Waiver FAQs

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

    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.

    SHIP Waiver Instructions for Special Programs

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    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. 


    1. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2021 session.
    2. Please find your program below for the Summer 2021 waiver period.  

    SHIP Waiver Requirements

    I. All plans must provide unrestricted access to an in-network primary care provider, in-network hospital and full non-emergency medical and behavioral health care within 50 miles of campus or the student’s place of residence while attending school.