Health Insurance Waiver 2019-2020

Each academic year, undergraduate students meeting specific criteria must either enroll in or waive the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).

Who needs to complete the Waiver?

Who needs to complete the Waiver?

The University requires that the following students enrolled in 6 or more credits in the Fall, either enroll or waive SHIP:

  1. Domestic Undergraduate Students
  2. International Undergraduate Students that enrolled at UMD prior to Fall 2017

For the Spring Waiver the following students enrolled in 6 or more credits must complete the waiver or enroll in SHIP:

  1. Newly admitted Domestic Undergraduate Students

Please Note: newly admitted students will be able to complete the waiver after they have registered for classes.

Who cannot complete the Waiver?

Who cannot complete the Waiver?

International Undergraduate Students entering UMD beginning Fall 2017 with an F or J Visa are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). They are unable to waive SHIP.

Undergraduate students taking less than 6 credits do not have to complete the waiver.

How to Complete the Waiver 2019-2020

Insurance Waiver

To Waive 2019-2020 SHIP

  1. Have an electronic copy of your current insurance card and your University of Maryland student ID.
  2. Go to https://umd.myahpcare.com/waiver.
  3. Log in to the system by using the following:
    • Login - UMD ID (ex: 111234567)
    • Password - Date of Birth in MMDDYYYY format, unless previously changed (ex: 01011990).
  4. Select the "SIGN IN" button.
  5. On the home page, click the "WAIVE" button from the "I Already Have Insurance" section.
  6. Enter your insurance information and attach the required documentation.
  7. Select the "SUBMIT WAIVER" button at the bottom of the waiver form.

NOTE: For additional information or assistance, please contact Academic HealthPlans Customer Service at 800-850-4303.

When is the Waiver due?

When is the Waiver due?

The FallĀ  waiver must be completed by September 15th 2019.

The Spring waiver must be completed by February 15th 2020.

Students that have not completed the waiver by the aforementioned date will be enrolled in SHIP and the premium fee will remain on their tuition bill.

How do I Enroll in SHIP?

How do I Enroll in SHIP?

To Enroll in SHIP 2019-2020

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, SHIP is underwritten by CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield. For more information about SHIP, please visit our Student Health Insurance Plan page as well as https://umd.myahpcare.com/benefits.

International Undergraduate Students entering UMD beginning Fall 2017 with an F or J Visa are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).

  1. Go to https://umd.myahpcare.com/enrollment.
  2. Log in to the system by using the following:
    • Login - UMD ID (ex: 111234567)
    • Password - Date of Birth in MMDDYYYY format, unless previously changed (ex: 01011990).
  3. Select the "SIGN IN" button.
  4. On the home page, select the "ENROLL" button from the "I Need Health Insurance" section.
  5. Read the Terms and Conditions
  6. If you accept the Terms and Conditions, enter your initials in the box and select the "OK" button.

NOTE: For additional information or assistance, please contact Academic HealthPlans Customer Service at 800-850-4303.