How to Enroll

Review benefits before enrolling yourself or your dependent(s). To learn more, download the Student Benefits Summary or Dependent Benefits Chart.

  • Scholars and Researchers

    Scholars and researchers participating in a formal program or activity as defined by the University may enroll in the Scholars and Researcher's Health Plan. The benefits are equivalent to the regular UC SHIP. To apply, complete a Scholars and Researchers Enrollment Form and submit to Student Health & Counseling with payment or payment information.
  • Filing Fee

    Students on filing fee status may enroll in the Voluntary UC Student Health Insurance Plan (Voluntary UC SHIP) for one quarter. Coverage is elected by term. To enroll, complete the Voluntary UC SHIP Enrollment Form and submit payment directly to Wells Fargo Insurance Services (address and fax listed on form).
  • Leave of Absence

    Students on University approved leave of absence may enroll in the Voluntary UC Student Health Insurance Plan (Voluntary UC SHIP) for two quarters. Coverage is elected by term. To enroll, complete the Voluntary UC SHIP Enrollment Form and submit payment directly to Wells Fargo Insurance Services (address and fax listed on form).
  • Dependents

    Eligible dependents of fully enrolled/registered UC San Francisco students and researchers may elect to pay and enroll in the Voluntary UC SHIP. Eligible dependents of registered students must complete the Dependent Enrollment Form for Graduate Division Students or Professional Program Students. Eligible dependents of scholars and researchers must complete the Scholars and Researchers Dependent Enrollment Form. Once completed submit payment directly to Wells Fargo Insurance Services (address and fax listed on form) and provide one of the following:

    • For spouse, Marriage Certificate
    • For same-sex domestic partner, a Declaration of Domestic Partnership issued by the State of California or of same-sex legal union other than marriage formed in another jurisdiction, or a completed Declaration of Domestic Parntership form issued by the University
    • For opposite-sex domestic partner, proof that the Graduate student or partner is age 62 or older and elible to receive Social Security benefits
    • For natural child, a birth certificate showing the student is parent of the child
    • For stepchild, a birth certificate and a marriage certificate showing that one of the parents listed on the birth certificate is married to the student
    • For adopted or foster child, documentation from the placement agency showing that the student has the legal right to control the child's health care
  • Insurance Continuation

    Graduating students may apply to enroll in the Insurance Continuation plan for up to one quarter from the termination date of their current coverage. Continuation plan coverage includes all the same benefits, limitations and exclusions as the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). To enroll, complete the Voluntary UC SHIP Enrollment Form and submit payment directly to Wells Fargo Insurance Services (address and fax listed on form).