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Waive Your School's Insurance

Welcome to the Waive Your School’s Insurance Center!

This page is for those students who wish to opt-out (waive) out of the coverage under their school’s student insurance plan. The school’s student insurance plan can only be waived if the student has coverage under another acceptable insurance plan.

The first step to waive out of your school’s student insurance coverage is to verify that you are an eligible student.

2022-2023 Waiver Information

Hard Waiver Student Eligibility

  • All Full-Time Domestic Undergraduate Day students taking at least 12 credit hours

Are automatically enrolled in this insurance Plan at registration and will be able to waive once proof of comparable coverage is furnished during the open enrollment/waiver period.

Students must actively attend classes for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased. Home study, correspondence and online courses do not fulfill the Eligibility requirements that the student actively attend classes.

Begin the waiver process by following the instructions below.

International Students

All international students, regardless of credit hours, are required to purchase this insurance plan on a mandatory basis.

Hard Waiver Student Waiver Instructions

Waiver Deadlines:

  • Fall Deadline Date: 8/10/22 – Closed 
  • Spring/Summer Waiver Deadline Date: 1/13/23 (for new incoming students only) 


You may waive coverage under this plan if you have health insurance that meets all of the University plan requirements and is approved by the University. You will need to provide information about your coverage in the waiver section

Please click on the Waive Now button below and follow the directions.


Submission of a waiver form is not an automatic approval for an insurance waiver
Please check your Wesleyan College email on the 5th business day after submitting your waiver form to verify your waiver status has been approved or declined. If you have been requested to submit additional information, please submit within 5 business days. You may contact for any additional questions.  Please include the name of your school, first and last name, and your student ID number on your documents or emails.


Once you have completed the waiver form, an email will automatically be sent to your campus email address notifying you of the waiver request decision.

If you receive a:

Pending e-mail – Your waiver is pending. Once verification of coverage has been completed, you will be notified to your school e-mail, if your waiver has been approved or denied

Approval e-mail – Your waiver was approved. You should print this e-mail and save it with your records.

Denial e-mail – Your waiver was denied. If you would like us to look this over or if you answered a question incorrectly, please contact us.

All waiver decision emails are sent securely from the following companies:  Office 365 & Cisco. (From Please do not delete the email and please check your spam or junk folder.


For those students who do not submit an approved waiver form before the deadline, you will be automatically charged and officially enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan. Once enrolled there are no refunds or cancellations. (Please note, automatic enrollment will occur AFTER the waiver deadline.)

Open Enrollment/Waiver Periods

If you are eligible to purchase coverage in the fall and you choose not to enroll in coverage before the Fall Enrollment Deadline of *August 10, 2022, you, and your dependents, will not be eligible to enroll again until the start of the next open enrollment period.

*For students in the Spring semester, your open enrollment deadline is January 13, 2023.

Qualifying Life Event

Students who did not enroll themselves or their dependent(s) 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 waiver process, please call 800-505-4160 or CONTACT US

We are always happy to help in any way.

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