Because of the high cost of health care, it is Cornell University policy that every full-time registered student have adequate health insurance coverage.
The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is developed especially for Cornell students and provides comprehensive coverage at a reasonable cost for most on or off campus health care. Complete and current details of the SHIP, its cost, and population-specific material for international and domestic (U.S.) undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students are available online in July. Undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students each have separate deadlines and guidelines. Check www.studentinsurance.cornell.edu in July for complete details.
SHIP provides coverage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, anywhere in the world. Those enrolled in the SHIP may enroll eligible dependents for an additional cost (fall deadline: September 30). Because of policy restrictions, the plan is nonrefundable (except for dependents who no longer meet eligibility requirements and students who withdraw from Cornell within the first 30 days of the academic year).
For more information, students should contact Cornell University Office of Student Health Insurance, 409 College Avenue, Suite 211, (607) 255-6363; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.studentinsurance.cornell.edu.