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All Health Professional students are required to be covered by a health insurance plan. The Waive/Enroll process for Spring 2019-20 will start November 13. Watch for the email from Academic Health Plans in your University of Louisville student email account. Deadline for Spring Waive/Enroll is January 31, 2020.
Please note: Healthcare Sharing plans and Out of State Medicaid plans will not be accepted to waive the student health insurance plan.
Questions? Please contact Academic HealthPlans Customer Service at (855) 850-4191.
International students (F1 and J1 visas) are automatically enrolled in the SHIP. All international students are required to maintain coverage that meets the minimum requirements of their visa, and also complies with the requirements of the ACA. The UofL SHIP meets all of these requirements.
International Students may be granted a waiver from enrolling in the UofL SHIP for any semester that the student:
Health care coverage for International Students must meet the ACA requirements for MEC (Minimum Essential Coverage). Such Coverage must provide, at a minimum:
Note: Short-term Limited Duration plans (sometimes referred to as “travel plans”), or other similar health plans created for the purpose of providing coverage to International Students or non-immigrant visa holders, do not meet the requirements for International Students health coverage.
IMPORTANT: Please have the following documents on hand before you begin the application process.
If you answered “YES” to the above questions, please click the link below to submit your waiver request.