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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.

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 have comparable insurance.
  • Please see these FAQ's for additional information

To waive visit First Student and click "Waive Now" at the bottom of the page. 

  • Complete the instructions in the Waiver Request Form

The waiver process is not managed by the Student Health Center. For questions about the waiver, or the health insurance, please see the resources below: 

If you need assistance with the enrollment or waiver process, please contact

If you have specific questions regarding benefits, please contact the Claims/Benefits customer service department at 1-800-505-4160


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