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Am I Eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan?

Health Institution Students (Hard Waiver)
All Health Institutions and medical students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan at registration unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished.

International Students (Mandatory)
All international students holding non-immigrant visas are required to purchase this Student Health Insurance Plan in order to complete registration, except for those students who provide proof of comparable coverage in writing.


All Other Students (Voluntary)

Voluntary Undergraduate Students
All fee paying undergraduate students at UT System taking at least seven (7) credit hours each semester, are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Voluntary Graduate Students

All fee paying graduate students enrolled in at least four (4) credit hours each semester, are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Voluntary Graduate Student Employee and SUPER Scholars are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Other Voluntary Students
Students working on research, dissertation, or thesis, post doctorate, scholars, fellows, visiting scholars, ESL program students, Fast Track Degree Program students, students who are deemed full-time by the campus Disability Services department, or other groups with reduced coursework that meet the criteria for exemption as defined and approved by UT System are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Summer Undergraduate Students taking four (4) credit hours are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Summer Graduate Students taking two (2) credit hours are eligible to enroll in SHIP.

Online Enrollment Periods

Fall - 06/01/2021 - 09/16/2021

Spring/Summer - 11/01/2021 - 02/09/2022

Summer - 04/01/2022 - 06/15/2022

Online Enrollment

All UTSA International students are automatically enrolled by the school. You can enroll below if you qualify for a Qualifying Event or are no longer eligible and require Continuation insurance.

Visiting Scholar

Click the button below to Enroll Yourself and/or Dependent(s) in Medical Coverage with the option to purchase dental. Premium is paid directly to AHP.

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Important Information About Dependent Enrollment Verification

Continuation Insurance

Continuation coverage is available for students who no longer meet eligibility.  Student must be enrolled previous semester to be eligible.  All students and their dependent(s) can purchase three (3) months of additional medical coverage. (Dental is not available.) Continuation must be purchased within thirty-one (31) days of the current coverage termination date. Premium is paid directly to AHP.

Click the button below to enroll in Continuation Insurance. 

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2021-2022 Continuation Sheet

 

Students with a Qualifying Life Event

Am I Eligible for a Qualifying Event?

Click the button below to Enroll in 2020-2021 Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 08/15/2021. Premium is paid directly to AHP.

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UT Gap Coverage

Click the button below to Enroll in UT Gap Coverage. Eligibility to enroll here is based on a UT student transitioning health plans from UT SHIP coverage to UT SELECT coverage or vice versa. Enrollment will be verified, and proof must be provided by the student. UT GAP is an exception and UT SHIP is not available to be purchased on a regular monthly basis. Premium is paid directly to AHP.

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