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Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)

Degree and non-degree seeking students (excluding DUS and Consortium students) enrolled in four or more credit hours, a zero-credit research/dissertation course, or any other course that is considered to equate to full-time enrollment are required to have high-quality health insurance coverage and are automaticaly enrolled in SHIP. Visit https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentcarenetwork/your-health-insurance/enroll/ to review the eligibility criteria and automatic enrollment policy for the Student Health Insurance Plan.

Premium Rates

Visit https://vanderbilt.myahpcare.com/enrollment/, click “Enroll/Cost” and then “Cost Sheets” to review the premiums for the 2021-2022 Student Health Insurance Plan year.

Waiving SHIP

Eligible students interested in waiving SHIP for the 2021-2022 academic year may request to waive SHIP by completing a waiver form at https://vanderbilt.myahpcare.com/waiver between May 17, 2021 and August 1, 2021.

Visit https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentcarenetwork/waive/ for important information about waiving the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), including waiver policies, criteria for comparable coverage, and important deadlines.

Dependent Coverage and Petition to Add Coverage

Visit https://www.vanderbilt.edu/studentcarenetwork/your-health-insurance/enroll/ to learn about when you and/or your dependent(s) can petition to add coverage under SHIP based on a qualifying life event or during the open enrollment period.

Questions

For questions pertaining to the Student Health Insurance Plan, please email SHIP@vanderbilt.edu.