Effective Fall 2016, UAlbany will not offer a domestic student health insurance plan.
Domestic students will not have a charge for health insurance on your student bill.
Domestic students will no longer be required to waive the insurance plan.
Domestic students may have to obtain health insurance to be compliant with federal law.
Please note, requirements for mandatory international student health insurance remain in effect for international students and domestic students participating in study abroad.
Please review the following link for important information for those enrolled in SHIP for 2015/2016: Important Information
Spring 2016 waiver deadline was March 8, 2016. Waivers for Spring 2016 can no longer be accepted. Students who failed to waive out will be responsible for the SHIP charge on their student account. No exceptions are made.
All full-time (12 credits or more) registered domestic undergraduate students were automatically enrolled in the UAlbany Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), unless proof of comparable coverage was submitted and approved by the March 8, 2016 deadline.
Spring/Summer 2015/2016 SHIP is effective 1/19/16 - 8/19/16.
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources administers the 2015/2016 insurance coverage for UAlbany’s SHIP. Their web site provides extensive information about the coverage. (www.uhcsr.com).
The plan’s statement of benefits can be found in the brochure within the Schedule of Benefits section.