Health Insurance


Student Health & Counseling Services: SHIP Benefits

SHIP is comprised of medical/mental health, dental and vision insurance coverage and is available to all registered UC Davis students, with the exception of those enrolled in the Working Professional MBA program.

Student Health & Counseling Serives: SHIP Dependent Coverage

Undergraduate, graduate and professional students who are enrolled in UC SHIP have the option to enroll eligible dependents in a voluntary plan. The plan provides medical insurance and the option to purchase dental/vision benefits.

The Affordable Care Act Benefits for the LGBTQIA+ Community

LGBTQIARC: SHIP Benefits for Transgender Students

The UC Davis' Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) offers coverage of hormone and surgery benefits for transgender students. As part of facilitating this coverage, Counseling and Psychological Services has formed a consultation group consisting of UCD medical providers, UCD mental health providers, and community mental health providers. This group is the Consultation Team for Transgender Care (CTTC).

Regional & National


The Office of Family Planning (OFP) is charged by the California Legislature “to make available to citizens of the State who are of childbearing age comprehensive medical knowledge, assistance, and services relating to the planning of families”. The purpose of family planning is to provide women and men a means by which they decide for themselves the number, timing, and spacing of their children.

Covered California

Covered California™ is an easy-to-use marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. Through Covered California, you and your family can compare affordable, quality health insurance options and choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. By law, your coverage can't be dropped or denied if you have a pre-existing medical condition or if you get sick. You may even be able to get financial assistance through Covered California to make your health coverage more affordable.