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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 registered undergraduate and international students
  • All full-time registered graduate students

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.

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.

Hard Waiver Student Waiver Instructions

Waiver Deadlines:

  • Annual Deadline Date –9/30/22 – Closed
  • Spring/Summer Deadline Date –2/15/23

Please Note:  If you waive the insurance, you will not be eligible to enroll until the following school year unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event.

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

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 Periods

If you are a student in the Fall semester and eligible to purchase coverage and you choose not to enroll/waive coverage before the Annual Enrollment/Waiver Deadline of *September 30, 2022, you, and your dependents, will not be eligible to enroll/waive again until the start of the next Fall semester.

*For new students and their dependents in the Spring semester, your open enrollment deadline is February 15, 2023.

Qualifying Life Event

If you did not enroll during your open enrollment period and have since lost coverage under your original plan, you may qualify for a Qualifying Life Event upon providing proof of involuntary loss of coverage and payment within 30 days of losing coverage. (example: marriage, divorce, loss of job, etc) The enrollment form, check or money order, and the letter of creditable coverage must be received within 30 days of losing coverage. After 30 days the student 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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