Health Insurance

2019-2020 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 2019-2020 academic year. The cost of the plan is  $1,602 for spring 2020, which provides coverage from 2/1/20-7/31/20.

The SMC-SHIP is designed for SMC full-time undergraduate students, and international graduate students, and assures affordable access to health care.  All incoming spring 2020 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 is open for students starting in spring 2020 only.** The waiver must be completed by February 15, 2020. If you fail to complete the waiver by the deadline, you will be responsible for the cost of the health insurance.

If you started classes in fall 2019 and have already completed the waiver, you do not need to complete the waiver again for this academic year.

**International students or students with a permanent resident that is abroad 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.