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Student Health Insurance Plan

The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) provides comprehensive health coverage for UW–Madison students and scholars.


Visa, Mastercard, Discover accepted.
No convenience fee.

If you are already a SHIP member, click here to access your member ID card.

SHIP coverage is effective from August 15, 2022.

The deadline for Fall and Annual enrollments is September 14, 2022.

Other Ways to Enroll

Enroll By Phone: 608-265-5232

Enroll In Person: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. -5 pm.
333 East Campus Mall, 7th floor.

Parents can enroll their registered student in the SHIP office, or by telephone.

COVID-19 Updates:

In addition to primary care services at UHS, SHIP will cover all member costs for COVID-19 testing (when prescribed) and antibody testing (when prescribed) at all facilities, including emergency room, urgent care, office visits, and telemedicine.  SHIP will cover treatment based on the specific plan benefits.  Call Wellfleet (the SHIP claims administrator) at 1-833-343-5338 if you have additional coverage questions about Coronavirus.  This dedicated hotline is open Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 AM to 6 PM, and Friday, from 7:30 AM to 4 PM.

For the latest information related to COVID-19, please visit the UHS COVID-19 Response page.  Note – UHS provides convenient no cost testing and vaccine options for most SHIP members.


Contact the SHIP Office
333 East Campus Mall, 7th floor,
Madison, WI 53715-1381
9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday
Phone: 608-265-5232; Fax: 608-265-5668