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Mandatory Students- Waiver Process for Spring Semester 2015

Welcome to the Georgia State University student health insurance plan (SHIP) for students classified for Mandatory student health insurance. Mandatory students are the following:
  • All graduate students awarded a Full Tuition Waiver as part of their graduate assistantship
  • All undergraduate, graduate and English as a Second Language (ESL) international students holding F1 and J1 visas
  • All graduate students receiving fellowships fully funding their tuition

    Note: A few programs (e.g. Physical Therapy) require students to have health insurance, but are not classified in the “Mandatory” group as defined above. Non-mandatory students may purchase the student health insurance policy at www.uhcsr.com/gsu as part of the voluntary enrollment process with United Healthcare and pay directly to UHCSR.

    Students in the Mandatory group who are currently covered by comparable health insurance on another policy may apply for a waiver by completing the secure on-line process indicated on this website. Once the submitted insurance information has been approved, a process will be run in Student Accounts to apply a credit to your GoSolar account for the insurance charge for the semester.

    Spring Semester waiver dates: Waiver period opens: December 8, 2014 and will close on February 2, 2015.

    The waiver period for your school has not started or it has already ended. Please contact your school for more information.



    What’s Next?  

    Once you have submitted your waiver application it will be reviewed. The review process could take 10 to 4 business days. During the review process you could be asked to submit to your Student Health Insurance Representative proof of your insurance. This could be, but is not limited to, insurance identification card, certificate of insurance, a letter from your insurance company, or your entire insurance policy that outlines your coverage. (All documentation must be in English.) You will be notified at the email address you provided in your waiver application of your approved or denied waiver.

    If denied you may appeal this decision by contacting your institution's Student Health Insurance Representative. They will also require you to submit documentation regarding your personal insurance policy. Again, this documentation could be, but is not limited to, your insurance card, a certificate of insurance, a letter from your insurance company, or your entire insurance policy that outlines your coverage. (All documentation must be in English.)


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