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Fall ’21 Health Insurance Waiver Deadline Extended

Health Insurance Waiver Deadline Extended to Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

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Please Note: The deadline to waive the University Health Insurance has been extended to Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

The Montclair State University is committed to ensuring all full-time students have access to adequate health insurance coverage. Full-time students include:

  • Undergraduate students enrolled in twelve (12) or more credits
  • Graduate students enrolled in nine (9) or more credits

Full-time students must enroll in the Student Health Insurance plan (SHIP) OR be covered by a comprehensive Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant health insurance plan. To ensure compliance, you are automatically billed for the SHIP, but you have the option to waive it by submitting an online waiver by the extended deadline date of Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Get More Information about Student Health Insurance.

Insurance Cost & Coverage Period

Insurance Premium Fall 2021 for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

  • Coverage Valid: August 15, 2021 – August 14, 2022
  • Cost: $2,274.00

Waive It or Pay It!

Failure to submit a waiver by the extended deadline date of Tuesday, October 12, 2021, even if you have other comprehensive coverage, will result in automatic enrollment in the plan.

You will be responsible for paying the premium even if you have other health insurance coverage if you fail to waive it by the deadline!

Please Note: International students have a slightly different process. Get more information on our health insurance web page.

Need Help Waiving, Enrolling, or Deciding?

Contact University Health Plans (UHP) at 800-437-6448 or

Please Note: Do not contact the University Health Center with questions about the University’s Health Insurance Plan. Contact UHP with all questions.