Student Health Insurance Waiver Process

Deciding if you need to waive off the Student Insurance Plan

If You Have InsuranceIf You Do Not Have Health Insurance
If you have health insurance that is comparable to the WWU Student Health and Additional Accident Insurance Plan, offered through a different insurance company (i.e. through an employer, spouse, parent/guardian, scholarship, etc.), and DO NOT want to take part in the WWU Plan, you must complete the online waiver process by September 19 at 11:59 p.m. or your student account will be charged.If you do not have health insurance and wish to purchase the WWU Student Health Insurance go to your myWWU account > Student Center > Main Menu > Self-service > Forms > Insurance Form > I wish to purchase WWU Health Insurance > choose either Undergraduate or Graduate student status and follow directions. Your Student Account will be charged.
If you DO NOT complete the online waiver process by September 19, you will automatically be enrolled in the WWU Student Health and Additional Insurance Plan for the remainder of the academic year, (Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer; Winter/Spring/Summer; Spring/Summer; or Summer), and your student account will be charged. If you do nothing, you will be automatically enrolled in the WWU Student Health Insurance Plan for the quarter you become eligible through September 15, 2013, and your Student Account will be charged.

If you wish to purchase the WWU Student Health Insurance:

Go to your myWWU account > Student Center > Main Menu > Self-service > Forms > Insurance Form > I wish to purchase WWU Health Insurance > choose either Undergraduate or Graduate student status and follow directions from there. Your student account will be charged.

If you choose to waive out of the WWU Student Health Insurance:

You will need to have the following insurance information: Insurance card, name, ID number, group policy number, policy holder, etc.

You will also the answers to the following questions:

  1. Is your insurance plan owned, headquartered and operated in the United States?
  2. Does you plan provide access to providers within 25 miles of Walla Walla University?
  3. What is the maximum lifetime coverage (in whole dollars) paid by the policy?
  4. What is the student's plan's annual deductible?
  5. Does your plan have inpatient and outpatient mental health benefits?

If yo do not know the answers to the above questions, call the customer service number on the back of your insurance card.

To waive out go to: your myWWU account > Student Center > Main Menu > Self-service > Forms > Insurance Form > I have Health Insurance and follow the directions.

Students only need to waive once per academic year. If students waive out of the plan, and then lose their other health coverage, they may request the student plan any time throughout the quarter, by emailing Gail Stolz, Student Health Insurance Coordinator. Insurance coverage is not backdated and the premium is not prorated.

Page maintained by Mary Lynn Grizzell
Last update on August 29, 2012