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Domestic Students

The 2020-2021 Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is serviced by University Health Plans (UHP) and underwritten by United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR). 

All full-time domestic students are required to have comprehensive health insurance coverage. You must WAIVE or ENROLL in the SHIP each academic year. 

If you have health insurance you may opt-out of the SHIP by submitting a waiver form documenting proof of comparable coverage.

Insurance Cost & Coverage Periods

  Annual Students New Spring Students
Coverage Dates August 20, 2020 – August 19, 2021 January 15, 2021 – August 19, 2021
Cost $1,972* $1,173
Waiver Deadline September 25, 2020 TBD

Waiver and Enrollment

To waive or enroll in the student insurance plan:

  • Log in to myRider portal
  • Select the “Health Insurance waiver/enrollment” link in the “Personal Information” section (located on the bottom left)
  • Under “Student Health Plan” select “Waiver Form” or “Enrollment Form” from the menu on the left
  • Enter your student ID and DOB to access the form
  • Enter all information and submit your form. You will receive an email confirmation when complete.

Deadlines to waive
Fall 2020: The last day to waive or enroll is September 25, 2020

*Failure to waive by the deadline, even if you have other comprehensive coverage, will result in automatic enrollment in the plan and the student will be responsible for paying the premium even if you have other health insurance.

Any questions or concerns regarding the waiver process or insurance coverage should be directed to University Health Plans. 

Contact Information
Plan administrator: University Health Plans
Website: www.universityhealthplans.com/rider
Phone: 800-437-6448
Email: [email protected]

International Students

The 2020-2021 Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is serviced by University Health Plans (UHP) and underwritten by United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR).

All international students are required to have comprehensive health insurance coverage. Students are required to either “waive” or “enroll” in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) every academic year.  If you have health insurance you may opt-out of the SHIP by submitting a waiver form documenting proof of comparable coverage.

Students that wish to opt out of the University sponsored insurance plan need to complete the steps below by September 15, 2020 for Fall start term. 

Insurance Cost & Coverage Periods

  Annual Students Spring Students
Coverage Dates August 20, 2020 – August 19, 2021 January 15, 2021 – August 19, 2021
Cost $1,972* $1,173
Waiver Deadline September 15, 2020 TBD

Waiver and Enrollment

To waive or enroll in the student insurance plan:

  • Log in to myrider portal
  • Select the “Health Insurance waiver/enrollment” link in the “Personal Information” section (located on the bottom left)
  • Under “Student Health Plan” select “Waiver Form” or “Enrollment Form” from the menu on the left
  • Enter your student ID and DOB to access the form
  • Enter all information and submit your form. You will receive an email confirmation when complete.

Deadlines to waive
Fall 2020: The last day to waive or enroll is September 15, 2020

*Failure to waive by the deadline, even if you have other comprehensive coverage, will result in automatic enrollment in the plan and the student will be responsible for paying the premium even if you have other health insurance.

Any questions or concerns regarding the waiver process or insurance coverage should be directed to University Health Plans. 

Contact Information
Plan administrator: University Health Plans
Website: www.universityhealthplans.com/rider
Phone: 800-437-6448
Email: [email protected]