Health Insurance

2018-2019 Health Insurance Information

Saint Mary’s College requires all full-time undergraduate students to have health insurance. The minimum requirements for health insurance coverage are established by SMC and are listed here. The H&WC is pleased to announce that Anthem Blue Cross (ABC) will provide our Saint Mary's College Student Health Insurance Plan (SMC-SHIP) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The cost of the plan is $2,966 for the entire year (8/1/18-7/31/19), billed in two payments of $1,483 for fall 2018 and $1,483 for spring 2019.

The SMC-SHIP is designed for SMC full-time undergraduate students, and international graduate students, and assures affordable access to health care.  All undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in SMC-SHIP. If you already have health insurance that meets the minimum coverage requirements and are interested in waiving out of the SMC-SHIP, please complete the online waiver The online waiver will prompt you to answer questions that will determine if you qualify to waive the SMC-SHIP.  Please review the information below about the benefits of the SMC-SHIP and waiving out of the SMC-SHIP. 

The waiver for the students admitted for spring 2019 will open in January 2019. ***Please note that the waiver is open only for students starting in spring 2019, you cannot waive if you started in fall 2018.

Deadline for submitting the online waiver: February 15, 2019

**International students are not eligible to waive or opt out of the insurance.

For more information about SMC-SHIP and the waiver process, please read the attachments found below.