Note: This needs to be done before the start of the quarter.   

If you plan to cancel your waiver status for the next quarter and enroll in the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP), you must notify the Student Health Insurance Office. Our Insurance Advisors can be reached via email at Your email will be responded to within one (1) business day. 

Loss-of-coverage - Due to Qualifying Event

(After the Quarter Begins)

If you need to cancel your waiver and enroll in UC SHIP, please email an Insurance Advisor at  Be prepared to show loss of coverage documentation from your previous insurance provider.

Note: you will be charged for the full quarter insurance premium.

Coverage Effective Dates - After Waiver Cancellation

  • within 31 days of your current coverage, your UC Ship Insurance will begin the day following your loss of coverage.
  • after 31 days loss of coverage, your UC SHIP Insurance will begin the day after you notified us of your loss of coverage.

For additional information, feel free to send us an email.