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UC SHIP Specializes in You

Built for students, with student involvement, UC SHIP is not your parents’ benefit program!

  • UC SHIP gives you medical, pharmacy, dental and vision* coverage, and mental health and substance use disorder services during school sessions and breaks. Check out all that UC SHIP has to offer you.
  • Use your smartphone or tablet to access your ID card and other benefits information through the StudentHealth app. Download it for free from iTunes, Google Play or
  • Skip most charges and forget the claim forms when you use UC SHIP to get care at your campus’ Student Health Services, your medical “home away from home” staffed by student health experts.
  • Make the most of your UC Family benefits, which give you lower student rates at UC’s five nationally ranked medical centers in Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco—including their affiliated facilities and professional providers.
  • You’re covered around the world. Whether studying, traveling or living outside the United States, you and your dependents covered under UC SHIP can get medical care through the BlueCard Worldwide program.
*Vision coverage is optional on some campuses.