Information for the 21-22 Term:
The waiver form will become available on May 17, 2021.  The deadline to submit the waiver form is August 1, 2021.
For more information on waiving the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), visit

Information for the 20-21 Term:
If you are a domestic student and do not wish to participate in the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan offered through Vanderbilt University, you must complete an online waiver form indicating your other insurance information. The online waiver form must be completed no later than August 10 for Summer enrollment and Fall enrollment. Spring Admits must waive by January 1.  Please go to for more information regarding the waiver process.   Please note that only domestic students are eligible for the waiver of the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan. 

Denied Waivers for 20-21 Term- Was your waiver denied, even after submitting supporting documentation?  Vanderbilt University has a committee that reviews appeals of your waiver decision.  Waiver appeals are not done by Student Health, Vanderbilt Medical Center, or the Gallagher Student Insurance Plan.  If you would like to proceed with an appeal of your waiver decision, please click here.