Masters/Doctoral Student Letter

Important Health Insurance Information


Fall 2015

Dear Masters and Doctoral Student,

The requirement for Masters and Doctoral Students to possess comparable health insurance is contingent upon the number of registered credit hours and your specific program.   If your student account is automatically billed based on your particular program, the only way to remove the charge is to submit an online waiver.  Upon your final registration please monitor your student account for a charge for the seven month premium.  If you do not wish to be enrolled please submit a waiver by the deadline of September 10, 2015.  

If you would like to be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan, and you are eligible, you do not need to submit a waiver.  Prior to the waiver deadline we recommend that you submit an online enrollment form so that your intention to enroll can be confirmed with the insurance company, your eligibility can be verified, and an insurance card can be mailed to you as soon as possible.   


To enroll in or waive the Student Health Insurance Plan for the 2014-2015 policy year:

  1. Go to:
  2. Click on ‘Student Enroll/Waive’.
  3. Create a user account or Log in (if a returning user).
  4. Select the Green ‘I want to Enroll’ or the Red ‘I want to Waive’ button. To waive you will need information found on your current health insurance ID card.  Carefully complete and review your form, then click “submit” to finish the process.  Immediately upon successful submission of your online form you will receive a reference number.


   Questions about the SHIP plan? Contact Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk toll free 1-855-275-3700

or by email


Masters and Doctoral Students completing their thesis or dissertation, and their dependents are eligible, but not automatically billed upon registration. We need you to notify us to be enrolled during the open enrollment period or submit a Petition to Add Form.

Still have questions? Please email them to

Click here for Summer Letter for Masters and Doctoral Students.

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