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The University requires health care coverage for the purpose of limiting undue financial and academic stress related to illnesses during the academic year. A health policy will assist in meeting not only common illnesses treated at the Student Health Center or at a private physician's office, but also with the financial burden of illness and accidents involving more extensive care.

The University Insurance Committee has contracted with an insurance broker, Wells Fargo Insurance Services (WF). This group researched insurance options and presented Anthem Blue Cross Life & Health Insurance Co. as the optimal coverage for our student body. The University insurance policy through Anthem meets Health Care Reform requirements and has been contracted to include the lowest premium for your benefit; however, you may purchase any policy that has comparable coverage to the University policy. Wells Fargo facilitates our group policy with Anthem and provides customer service to our students for all insurance matters. A nominal administrative fee is added to the premium to cover University insurance-related services.

Please be advised that your student insurance plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage document is available by contacting Wells Fargo Insurance Services at (800) 853-5899.

Health Insurance FAQs

Seaver College Requirements

All Seaver students, including those studying abroad, are required to furnish verification of health insurance. International students are required to purchase U.S. based coverage comparable to the University's policy or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). It is highly recommended that all students purchase insurance coverage which includes local care close to Malibu. Students must annually submit a waiver as proof of insurance upon entrance and each fall semester thereafter.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REQUIREMENTS

Returning Students with an approved waiver on file for fall 2016
Do nothing – your waiver is good for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Returning Students Currently Enrolled in SHIP for fall 2016 who wish to continue SHIP for spring/summer 2017, do not need to take any action. You will automatically be enrolled in SHIP for the Spring/Summer term and your student account will be charged the appropriate fee.

Returning Students Wishing to Waive the Spring/Summer SHIP
You are allowed to waive out of the spring/summer plan if you are enrolled in the fall plan. To submit an electronic waiver, please follow the directives below.

 

SPRING WAIVER SUBMISSIONS, DEADLINES & PREMIUM CHARGES

  • November 1, 2016 - February 3, 2017: Online waiver is open. Submit your waiver by clicking here. Students that have health insurance coverage through a plan comparable to SHIP must complete an online waiver form before the February 3, 2017 waiver deadline.
  • January 6, 2017: Spring/summer SHIP charges will be posted to the student account for all eligible students who have not submitted an approved waiver by January 3, 2017.
  • February 3, 2017: Waiver Deadline. Students who submit waivers between January 4 - February 3, 2017, will receive a reversal of the insurance charge on their student account. This charge will be reversed prior to the due date for this fee. The due date is February 17, 2017. Students who do not submit an approved online waiver prior to the February 3rd deadline will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan (SHIP) and responsible for the charge on their student account. To submit the electronic waiver click here.

Students who were enrolled in SHIP for the Fall 2016 term and graduating in December 2016 will have the option to enroll in the spring/summer SHIP with a credit card by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services directly at 800-853-5899 by the February 3, 2017 enrollment deadline.

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Graziadio School of Business & Management (GSBM)

All GSBM students registered on the Malibu campus, including those studying abroad, are required to furnish verification of health insurance. Policies must be underwritten by a U.S. company and be comparable to the University's policy otherwise students must enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). It is highly recommended that insurance coverage includes local care close to Malibu. Students must annually submit an electronic waiver as proof of insurance upon entrance and each fall semester thereafter.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REQUIREMENTS

Returning Students with an approved waiver on file for fall 2016
Do nothing – your waiver is good for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Returning Students Currently Enrolled in SHIP for fall 2016 who wish to continue SHIP for spring/summer 2017, do not need to take any action. You will automatically be enrolled in SHIP for the Spring/Summer term and your student account will be charged the appropriate fee.

Returning Students Wishing to Waive the Spring/Summer SHIP
You are allowed to waive out of the spring/summer plan if you are enrolled in the fall plan. To submit an electronic waiver, please follow the directives below.

 

SPRING WAIVER SUBMISSIONS, DEADLINES & PREMIUM CHARGES

  • November 1, 2016 - February 3, 2017: Online waiver is open. Submit your waiver by clicking here. Students that have health insurance coverage through a plan comparable to SHIP must complete an online waiver form before the February 3, 2017 waiver deadline.
  • January 6, 2017: Spring/summer SHIP charges will be posted to the student account for all eligible students who have not submitted an approved waiver by January 3, 2017.
  • February 3, 2017: Waiver Deadline. Students who submit waivers between January 4 - February 3, 2017, will receive a reversal of the insurance charge on their student account. This charge will be reversed prior to the due date for this fee. The due date is February 17, 2017. Students who do not submit an approved online waiver prior to the February 3rd deadline will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan (SHIP) and responsible for the charge on their student account. To submit the electronic waiver click here.

Students who were enrolled in SHIP for the Fall 2016 term and graduating in December 2016 will have the option to enroll in the spring/summer SHIP with a credit card by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services directly at 800-853-5899 by the February 3, 2017 enrollment deadline.

Non-degree and Exchange Students are not required to submit a waiver and are not eligible to purchase SHIP.

GSBM students registered on other campuses are required to carry health insurance but are not required to provide proof of coverage. These students are not eligible for SHIP. Information on State Exchange Plans can be found at https://www.healthcare.gov.

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School of Law Requirements (SOL)

All full-time JD students, including those studying abroad, are required to furnish verification of health insurance with U.S. based coverage comparable to the University's policy or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). It is highly recommended that insurance coverage includes local care close to Malibu. Students must submit an electronic waiver as proof of insurance upon entrance and each fall semester thereafter.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REQUIREMENTS

Returning Students with an approved waiver on file for fall 2016
Do nothing – your waiver is good for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Returning Students Currently Enrolled in SHIP for fall 2016 who wish to continue SHIP for spring/summer 2017, do not need to take any action. You will automatically be enrolled in SHIP for the Spring/Summer term and your student account will be charged the appropriate fee.

Returning Students Wishing to Waive the Spring/Summer SHIP
You are allowed to waive out of the spring/summer plan if you are enrolled in the fall plan. To submit an electronic waiver, please follow the directives below.

 

SPRING WAIVER SUBMISSIONS, DEADLINES & PREMIUM CHARGES

  • November 1, 2016 - February 3, 2017: Online waiver is open. Submit your waiver by clicking here. Students that have health insurance coverage through a plan comparable to SHIP must complete an online waiver form before the February 3, 2017 waiver deadline.
  • January 6, 2017: Spring/summer SHIP charges will be posted to the student account for all eligible students who have not submitted an approved waiver by January 3, 2017.
  • February 3, 2017: Waiver Deadline. Students who submit waivers between January 4 - February 3, 2017, will receive a reversal of the insurance charge on their student account. This charge will be reversed prior to the due date for this fee. The due date is February 17, 2017. Students who do not submit an approved online waiver prior to the February 3rd deadline will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan (SHIP) and responsible for the charge on their student account. To submit the electronic waiver click here.

Students who were enrolled in SHIP for the Fall 2016 term and graduating in December 2016 will have the option to enroll in the spring/summer SHIP with a credit card by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services directly at 800-853-5899 by the February 3, 2017 enrollment deadline.

NOTE: Straus Institute Dispute Resolution students are required to carry health insurance, but are exempt from submitting the electronic waiver. Please check with The Straus Institute regarding insurance requirements.

Non-degree and Exchange Students are not required to submit a waiver and are not eligible to purchase SHIP.

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School of Public Policy Requirements (SPP)

All SPP students (including those studying abroad) are required to purchase health insurance with U.S. based coverage comparable to the University's policy or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). It is highly recommended that insurance coverage includes local care close to Malibu. All new and returning Public Policy students must submit an electronic waiver upon entrance and each fall term thereafter, as proof of insurance.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REQUIREMENTS

Returning Students with an approved waiver on file for fall 2016
Do nothing – your waiver is good for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Returning Students Currently Enrolled in SHIP for fall 2016 who wish to continue SHIP for spring/summer 2017, do not need to take any action. You will automatically be enrolled in SHIP for the Spring/Summer term and your student account will be charged the appropriate fee.

Returning Students Wishing to Waive the Spring/Summer SHIP
You are allowed to waive out of the spring/summer plan if you are enrolled in the fall plan. To submit an electronic waiver, please follow the directives below.

 

SPRING WAIVER SUBMISSIONS, DEADLINES & PREMIUM CHARGES

  • November 1, 2016 - February 3, 2017: Online waiver is open. Submit your waiver by clicking here. Students that have health insurance coverage through a plan comparable to SHIP must complete an online waiver form before the February 3, 2017 waiver deadline.
  • January 6, 2017: Spring/summer SHIP charges will be posted to the student account for all eligible students who have not submitted an approved waiver by January 3, 2017.
  • February 3, 2017: Waiver Deadline. Students who submit waivers between January 4 - February 3, 2017, will receive a reversal of the insurance charge on their student account. This charge will be reversed prior to the due date for this fee. The due date is February 17, 2017. Students who do not submit an approved online waiver prior to the February 3rd deadline will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan (SHIP) and responsible for the charge on their student account. To submit the electronic waiver click here.

Students who were enrolled in SHIP for the Fall 2016 term and graduating in December 2016 will have the option to enroll in the spring/summer SHIP with a credit card by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services directly at 800-853-5899 by the February 3, 2017 enrollment deadline.

Non-degree and Exchange Students are not required to submit a waiver and are not eligible to purchase SHIP.

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Graduate School of Education & Psychology Requirements (GSEP)

All GSEP students registered in the Malibu Clinical Psychology program are required to furnish verification of health insurance with U.S. based coverage comparable to the University's policy or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). It is highly recommended that insurance coverage includes local care close to Malibu. Students must annually submit an electronic waiver as proof of insurance upon entrance and each fall semester thereafter.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & REQUIREMENTS

Returning Students with an approved waiver on file for fall 2016
Do nothing – your waiver is good for the entire 2016-2017 academic year.

Returning Students Currently Enrolled in SHIP for fall 2016 who wish to continue SHIP for spring/summer 2017, do not need to take any action. You will automatically be enrolled in SHIP for the Spring/Summer term and your student account will be charged the appropriate fee.

Returning Students Wishing to Waive the Spring/Summer SHIP
You are allowed to waive out of the spring/summer plan if you are enrolled in the fall plan. To submit an electronic waiver, please follow the directives below.

 

SPRING WAIVER SUBMISSIONS, DEADLINES & PREMIUM CHARGES

  • November 1, 2016 - February 3, 2017: Online waiver is open. Submit your waiver by clicking here. Students that have health insurance coverage through a plan comparable to SHIP must complete an online waiver form before the February 3, 2017 waiver deadline.
  • January 6, 2017: Spring/summer SHIP charges will be posted to the student account for all eligible students who have not submitted an approved waiver by January 3, 2017.
  • February 3, 2017: Waiver Deadline. Students who submit waivers between January 4 - February 3, 2017, will receive a reversal of the insurance charge on their student account. This charge will be reversed prior to the due date for this fee. The due date is February 17, 2017. Students who do not submit an approved online waiver prior to the February 3rd deadline will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan (SHIP) and responsible for the charge on their student account. To submit the electronic waiver click here.

Students who were enrolled in SHIP for the Fall 2016 term and graduating in December 2016 will have the option to enroll in the spring/summer SHIP with a credit card by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services directly at 800-853-5899 by the February 3, 2017 enrollment deadline.

Non-degree and Exchange Students are not required to submit a waiver and are not eligible to purchase SHIP. 

GSEP students registered on other campuses are required to carry health insurance but are exempt from submitting the electronic waiver. These students are not eligible for SHIP. Information on State Exchange Plans can be found at https://www.healthcare.gov.

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