Student Health Insurance Requirement Information:
Good health is essential to academic success and unexpected medical bills can threaten your ability to complete your education should you be uninsured or have inadequate coverage.
- In an effort to ensure students’ physical and financial health, Saint Mary’s College of California requires All Full-Time Domestic Undergraduate students and all registered International Graduate students to show proof of health insurance coverage.
Detailed plan information for 2023-2024 Student Health Insurance Plan for Saint Mary's College of California provided by United Healthcare can be found here.
Waiving the Health Insurance:
- Students are AUTOMATICALLY ENROLLED in the Saint Mary's College Student Health Insurance Plan (SMC-SHIP) each year and must WAIVE the insurance if they can demonstrate comparable insurance and do not want to incur a charge on their account for the Student Health Insurance Plan.
- This waiver process must be completed by February 1, 2024 for Spring 2024.
- If you Waive your insurance, we suggest printing a copy of your approved Waiver and keeping it in your AY file.
JAN TERM/SPRING 2024 UHCSR Link is available now.
To Enroll or WAIVE see link below:
(deadline to Waive is February 1, 2024) GO TO: studentcenter.uhcsr.com/stmarys-ca
(If you have specific questions regarding United Healthcare's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) insurance benefits, please contact the Claims/Benefits Customer Service Department at 1-800-505-4160)
If you need assistance with the enrollment or waiver process, please call 1-800-505-4160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The waiver process is NOT managed by the Student Health Center at Saint Mary's College.
For questions about the waiver, or the health insurance, please see the resources below:
Many helpful videos about the waiver/enroll process, or about the plan, in general, can be found here.