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Take care of yourself, UC Santa Cruz!


Alert! UC SHIP plan benefits have been revised to meet Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) requirements. Read the Notice to Students for a list of plan changes, effective retro-active to August 1, 2015.

  • Download the new StudentHealth app to obtain your Anthem Blue Cross Medical/Vision ID Card and have easy access to medical, pharmacy and dental information on the go.
  • Get care on campus from student health specialists at your campus’ Student Health Services with virtually no cost to you because you are covered by UC SHIP.
  • Use your coverage while you travel in the United States and worldwide by obtaining a referral from SHS when you need non-emergency care. (Referrals are not required for emergency room services or Urgent Care Clinic visits.)
  • Obtain specialty care at the UC Family of university medical centers, affiliated facilities and professional providers, including our UC Medical Centers.

Take a close look at all that UC SHIP has to offer you in the 2015 - 2016 UC SHIP student brochure.