Submission Deadline

Dec 01, 2022

All UC Berkeley Extension international students are required to have medical insurance for the duration of their studies in the U.S. The UC Berkeley Extension Health Insurance plan is automatically included in your tuition fees unless you are requesting a waiver. Please see more information about the school plan on our Health & Safety page.

Waiver Eligibility

You may apply for a Waiver of the school health insurance plan if have an equivalent alternate health insurance plan that meets ALL Waiver Requirements [PDF] AND covers your entire program of study.

Carefully review our Waiver Requirements [PDF] BEFORE starting this form.

To apply, complete this Health Insurance Waiver Request Form and upload proof of your alternate health insurance plan by the deadline. All waiver requests are carefully reviewed by our Health Insurance Committee. Decisions and/or requests for additional information will be sent via email to your preferred email address listed in your Extension Student Profile.

Deadline To Submit

  • Fall Semester: August 1
  • Spring Semester: December 1
  • Summer Semester: 3 weeks before Program Start Date

If you fail to submit your waiver request by the deadline or are denied a waiver, you will be enrolled and billed for the UC Berkeley Extension Health Insurance Plan before the start of your program.

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