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Health Insurance Requirement

Eligibility and Enrollment into the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)

The University of the Pacific is committed to the health and well-being of our students.  All students defined below are required to be enrolled in a comprehensive health insurance plan as part of a non academic enrollment requirement.  The requirement protects against high medical costs and provides access to quality medical care.  This policy excludes distance learning and off-campus programs.

  • Undergraduate and Pharmacy Students enrolled in 9 or more units
  • Dental Students, International Students, and Graduate Students enrolled in 1 or more units
  • Law Students enrolled in 6 or more units
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD): all residents

The Fall Waiver application opens on Monday, June 3rd.  Submit an online waiver by clicking HERE.

Click image below for printable insurance waiver information 

insurance waiver flier 

For information about the University of the Pacific's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) including waiver information, benefits, premium costs and claims, please visit

Gallagher Student Health or call our Customer Service Team at 833-233-0764.