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Insurance Options

 Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Termination

As of September 19, 2014 the UW Student Health Insurance Plan will be terminated and will not be offered for students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. For more information, read the termination notice regarding insurance options and how to prevent coverage gaps.

International students are still required to buy UW insurance. A new plan (ISHIP) tailored to international student needs is available beginning Sept. 20, 2014.

Graduate Appointee Insurance Plan (GAIP)

Graduate students with a TA/GSSA/RA appointment may apply for the Graduate Appointee Insurance Plan (GAIP)For more information on GAIP and eligibility requirements, click HERE.

If you need insurance…

UW students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents can obtain insurance from a variety of private and public sources:

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