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 automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).
All International Students are automatically enrolled in SHIP and the premium for coverage is added to their tuition billing unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished.
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.
Visit https://vanderbilt.myahpcare.com/enrollment/, click “Enroll/Cost” and then “Cost Sheets” to review the premiums for the 2023-2024 Student Health Insurance Plan year.
Eligible students interested in waiving SHIP for the academic year may request to waive SHIP by completing a waiver form at https://vanderbilt.myahpcare.com/waiver.
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.
For questions pertaining to the Student Health Insurance Plan, please email SHIP@vanderbilt.edu.