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Student Health Insurance Program

The University of Idaho requires all full-time, fee-paying, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in 12 or more credits; graduate/Law students enrolled in 9 or more credits; and all international students to submit proof of valid health insurance as a condition of enrollment.

Students subject to the requirement may choose to rely on personal health insurance or enroll in UI's Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP).

SHIP coverage and benefit information for the 2016-2017 plan year will be posted as soon as it is finalized and approved.

For general information and comparison purposes, review the 2015-2016 plan brochures below. The information contained in these documents does not constitute a promise of benefits on behalf of either UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company or the University of Idaho. All provisions for the program are governed by the Policy Document.

2016-17 Costs & Benefits

SHIP fees are charged per semester as a separate line item (Medical Insurance) on your student account and can be covered by financial aid.

For comparison purposes the average monthly cost of SHIP medical and prescription coverage, if enrolling for a full academic year, is $151 per month.

  • Fall Semester Coverage (includes winter break) | $906
  • Spring Semester Coverage (includes summer break) | $906
  • Summer Coverage (for new students only) | $501
  • Qualified Late Enrollee Coverage (download late enrollee form for additional information) | $151 per month

Learn more about 2016-17 Student Health Insurance Program benefits to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Download the following brochures for eligibility, enrollment and forms associated with UI's insurance requirement.

Benefits are offered through the Student Health Clinic as well as off-campus.

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Learn more about 2016-17 Student Health Insurance Program benefits to international students.

Download the following brochures for eligibility, enrollment and forms associated with UI's insurance requirement.

Benefits are offered through the Student Health Clinic as well as off-campus.

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Global emergency services and travel assistance information for students covered by SHIP.

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2015-16 Costs & Benefits

  • Fall Semester Coverage (includes winter break) | $952
  • Spring Semester Coverage (includes summer break) | $952
  • Summer Coverage (for new students only) | $564
  • Qualified Late Enrollee Coverage (download brochure for additional information) | $159 per month

Learn more about 2015-16 Student Health Insurance Program benefits to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Download the following brochures for eligibility, enrollment and forms associated with the State Board of Education's insurance requirement.

Benefits are offered through the Student Health Clinic as well as off-campus.

Learn more about 2015-16 Student Health Insurance Program benefits to international students.

Download the following brochures for eligibility, enrollment and forms associated with the State Board of Education's insurance requirement.

Benefits are offered through the Student Health Clinic as well as off-campus.

Global emergency services and travel assistance information for students covered by SHIP.

Prescription Benefits

View information for on-campus and off-campus providers in and outside the network.

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Medical Benefits

Offering covered reimbursement at the PPO level. View in-network providers and more.

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Contact Us

Idaho Commons Room 406

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4201
Moscow, ID 83844

Phone: (208) 885-2210

Fax: (208) 885-1002

Email: health@uidaho.edu

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