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University Health Plans (UHP) is the administrator of the AIC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).
Waive / Enroll /
Online Insurance Card
Plan Benefit/Policy Coverage
View open enrollment dates and waiver deadlines listed below
UHP Phone: 1-800-437-6448
UHP Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
AIC Email: email@example.com
Spring 2021 waiver/enrollment forms will be available on December 1st. See the Rates and Timelines listed below.
Period of Enrollment:
8/1/2020 to 7/31/2021
01/01/2021 to 07/31/2021
08/01/2020 to 12/31/2020
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
University Health Plans
*Enrollment is on an ANNUAL basis. The Spring rate is applied only to students who begin attendance in the Spring 2021 semester. The Fall only rate can be applied for on an exception basis for students who withdraw from the College as of the end of the Fall semester. See the FAQ’s for additional information.
Online Form to Enroll or Waive Opens On:
June 15, 2020
December 1, 2020
Due Date for Enrollments/Waivers:
August 1, 2020
January 1, 2021
Late Enrollment/ Late Waiver Period:
August 2, 2020 to Sept. 13, 2020
Extended to Sept. 20, 2020
January 2, 2021 to February 8, 2021
Extended to Feb 15th
Automatic Enrollment: After September 13th, all students who are required to participate in the student health insurance plan who have not either enrolled or waived will be automatically enrolled in the AIC student health insurance plan. Students may then submit a petition to request a waiver until the stated deadline.
Changed to Sept. 21, 2020
February 9, 2021
Changed to Feb. 16th
Petition to Waive Period:
Sept. 14, 2020 (Adj to)Sept. 21, 2020
to October 12, 2020
February 9, 2021 (Adj to)Feb. 16, 2021 to
March 1, 2021
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts mandates that all matriculated full-time and three-quarter-time students attending an institution of higher education in this state who are not enrolled solely in short term courses or in an online program must be enrolled in a qualifying Student Health Plan that meets established minimum benefit guidelines.
All Students who are Required To Participate in the Student Health Plan:
Students who are NOT Required To Participate:
Policy and Benefit Information: You may view the policy and benefit information at University Health Plans.
Qualifying Event: If you have a qualifying event, you may request to be added to the AIC Student Health Insurance Plan mid-year. Please contact University Health Plans for details.
Who is Required to Participate?
Note: Will be Charged the Premium and MUST Waive or Enroll
All Student Athletes
ALL Undergraduate Students registered in 9 or more credits
Exemption: RN to BSN and AIC Online students are NOT required to participate
Graduate Students in the following Majors:
Accounting & Taxation (MS)
Clinical Psychology (MA)
Education (MEd- Urban Pathways)
Exercise Science (MS)
General Psychology (MA/CERT)
Forensic Psychology (MS)
Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
Public Health (Master)
Doctoral Students in the Following Majors:
EdD Mental Health Counseling
EdD Educational Psychology
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Note: International Students (F1 VISA) will automatically be enrolled and may not waive.
Who is NOT Required to Participate?
Note: Not Charged, Enrollment via Request Only
AIC Online Students
Undergraduate students who are registered for less than 9 credits as of the end of the add/drop period.
RN to BSN students
Business Administration (MBA/CERT)
Education-Cohort Model (Master/CAGS)
Educational Psychology- Cohort Model (MAEP)
Family Nurse Practitioner (MS-FNP)
Higher Education Leadership (ALL)
Resort & Casino Management (MBA/CERT)
Doctor of Education (EDD)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Brief Overview of Comparable Coverage for Minimum Benefit Guidelines:
Minimum Health Insurance Plan Comparable Coverage Requirements
This means coverage for routine physicals, physician visits exams, gynecological exams, coverage for preventive lab tests, preventive immunizations and vaccinations.
If you answered “NO” to any question (1-12) then your plan is not comparable
*Connecticut Husky Health is considered comparable coverage but some coverage items are only available
in the state of Connecticut which is within the 30 mile required radius of AIC.
If you answered “YES” to questions (13 or 14) then your plan is not comparable