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Extensions for Recent Graduates

Extensions for Recent Graduates

May Graduates

  • Maintain your SHP coverage through the end of the plan year (June 30th) [default if you do not take action]
  • You may also purchase an extension of SHP coverage for three months into the next plan year (through September 30th).
    • Submit and pay for the extension after May 1st.
    • The deadline to request and pay for this extension is August 31st.

August Graduates with summer enrollment credits

You will be automatically enrolled in SHP coverage for July and August of the new plan year, and charged $602 for the premium.

  • If you do nothing, your coverage will end August 31st.
  • You may also purchase an extension of SHP coverage for a further three months (November 30th).
    • Submit and pay for this extension after July 1st.
    • The deadline to request and pay for this extension is October 31st.

August Graduates with NO summer enrollment credits

  • If you do nothing, your coverage will end June 30th.
  • You may also purchase an extension of SHP coverage for three months into the next plan year September 30th.
    • Submit and pay for this extension after May 1st.
    • The deadline to request and pay for this extension is August 31st.

December Graduates

  • If you do nothing, your coverage will end December 31st (Jan 31st for the 21-22 academic year).
  • You may also purchase an extension of SHP coverage for a further three months (through April 30th).
    • Submit and pay for this extension after December 1st.
    • The deadline to request and pay for this extension is February 28th (March 31st for the 21-22 academic year).