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Widener University

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Enroll Now - Health Insurance


Welcome to the Student & Dependent Enrollment Center! Here you will find all the necessary tools to enroll in your school sponsored policy.

We suggest you review the brochure for your rates, effective dates and optional coverages before starting the enrollment process. The plan’s benefits can be found in the brochure within the Schedule of Benefits section with the exclusions towards the back.


2019-2020 Enrollment Information


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Hard Waiver Student Eligibility

  • All Full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more credit hours
  • All international students regardless of credit hours
  • All graduate students participating in the following clinical programs with 6 or more credits are automatically enrolled in this insurance plan at registration and the premium for coverage is added to their tuition billing unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished: DPT, DOT, MSN, MSW, dual degree MSW, PsyD, and dual degree PsyD.

Are automatically enrolled in this Insurance plan unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished to Widener University through the online Campus Cruiser WebAdvisor waiver process.

Automatic Enrollment takes place after the enrollment deadline. To begin using your insurance or to avoid future reminder you can begin the enrollment process by following the instructions below.


Hard Waiver Student Enrollment Instructions

Enrollment Deadlines:

  • 1st Year OT/PT Program Annual Enrollment Deadline: 6/10/19 – Closed



If you complete the online waiver process by the June 10, 2019 deadline, you will be credited the insurance premium which is annually applied to your student statement of account. If you do not complete the online waiver process by the deadline, you will be automatically enrolled in the university student health insurance plan and a non-refundable $30 late fee applied to your student account.

If you have previously waived out of the insurance but have since lost coverage due to a Qualifying Life Event please contact us.

Please note: If you do not enroll for the year during the fall open enrollment period, you will not be able to enroll later during the 2019-2020 school year without experiencing a “Qualifying Life Event”. This means that the loss of coverage is no fault of your own or the policyholders (i.e. you get married or become too old to be on a family plan). You will be eligible to enroll within thirty days of this “Qualifying Life Event”. After thirty days, you will no longer be eligible.


Open Enrollment Periods

Open Enrollment Periods for all 1st Year OT/PT Students: If you are a student in the Fall semester and eligible to purchase coverage and you choose not to enroll for coverage before the Annual Enrollment Deadline of *June 10, 2019, you will not be eligible to enroll again until the start of next Fall unless you experience a “Qualifying Life Event” during the year.


All Other Hard waiver students(Undergraduates, International students, all other graduate students)

Enrollment Deadlines:

  • Annual Enrollment Deadline: 9/9/19 – Closed (for all hard-waiver students except for 1st year OT/PT students)
  • Spring Enrollment Deadline: 1/27/20 – Closed (For new incoming students only)

To Enroll, please go to my.widener.edu and search “health insurance” in the search bar at the top. Click on “Student Health Insurance Waiver/Enroll”, you will need to sign in and then follow all directions to complete the waiver.

If you complete the online waiver process by the August 26 deadline, you will be credited the insurance premium which is annually applied to your student statement of account. If you do not complete the online waiver process by the deadline, you will be automatically enrolled in the university student health insurance plan and a non-refundable $30 late fee applied to your student account.

If you have previously waived out of the insurance but have since lost coverage due to a Qualifying Life Event please contact us.

Please note: If you do not enroll for the year during the fall open enrollment period, you will not be able to enroll later during the 2019-2020 school year without experiencing a “Qualifying Life Event”. This means that the loss of coverage is no fault of your own or the policyholders (i.e. you get married or become too old to be on a family plan). You will be eligible to enroll within thirty days of this “Qualifying Life Event”. After thirty days, you will no longer be eligible.


Open Enrollment Periods

Open Enrollment Periods for all Students: If you are a student in the Fall semester and eligible to purchase coverage and you choose not to enroll for coverage before the Annual Enrollment Deadline of *September 9, 2019, you will not be eligible to enroll again until the start of next Fall unless you experience a “Qualifying Life Event” during the year.

*For new or renewing students in the Summer semester, your open enrollment deadline is January 27, 2020.


Qualifying Life Event

Students who did not enroll themselves during the open enrollment period may be able to enroll in the policy if they experience a Qualifying Life Event.

Qualifying Life Events include:

  • Acquiring a new family member
  • Marriage/Civil Union
  • Divorce
  • Loss or change of Job
  • Expiration of Benefits


If you and/or your dependents meet the requirements for a Qualifying Life Event, you will need to provide the following:

  • Proof of qualifying life event/proof of involuntary loss of coverage
  • Enrollment Form
  • Payment


All documents and payment must be received within 30 days of the qualifying life event. After 30 days, the student or dependents will no longer be eligible to enroll in the plan, until fall of the following school year.

Please Contact Us for cost and enrollment information as a Qualifying Life Event.


If you have any questions about the enrollment process, please call 800-505-4160 or CONTACT US

We are always happy to help in any way.

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