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Graduate Appointee Insurance Program (GAIP)
Summary of Benefits

Your health benefits are an important part of a graduate appointment offer from the University of Washington. The UW provides these benefits at no cost for eligible graduate appointees as part of the UW/UAW contract.

Highlights of the Graduate Appointee Insurance Program (GAIP) may be downloaded in .pdf format at:

Further information and resources are listed below.

Plan ID Card

Plan ID cards are issued to you by LifeWise at the time of enrollment. If you need temporary proof of coverage you may download a temporary ID card by logging into the secure member portal at:

You may also request a new ID card with the secure member portal.

Plan Book and Summaries

International Student Health Insurance Plan (ISHIP)

Dual coverage under the ISHIP and GAIP is not allowed. The following criteria apply to both ISHIP and GAIP:


Other Student Health Insurance Programs:

Student Wellness Programs: