Student Health Insurance

 Student Health Insurance Waiver/Enrollment Process SPRING 2023

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DUE DATE: January 27, 2023

Widener University requires personal health insurance of:

-All full-time undergraduate students taking 12 or more credit hours (regardless of residential status), all residential Undergraduate students in all other programs (Including students with Dual Admission) regardless of credit hours, and All nursing Transfer students with 60 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.

-All graduate students participating in the following clinical programs with 6 or more credit hours: DOT, DPT, MS SLP, MSN, MSW, dual degree MSW, PsyD, dual degree PsyD, Physician Assistant and Master’s in Nutrition, and All main campus residential graduate students in all other programs (Including Students with Dual Admission) regardless of Credit Hours 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.

Please note: all registered International students are automatically enrolled in the University’s insurance plan at registration and the premium for coverage is added to their student account.

Please note: At this time the university does not offer voluntary enrollment for for students that do not fall into a required category

If your current coverage does not comply with Widener University requirements or you do not have personal health insurance you must enroll in the University-sponsored health insurance. Please visit www.firststudent.com for more information regarding benefits available.

If enrolling in the University-sponsored plan please contact www.firststudent.com to receive a copy of the Certificate of Coverage and Statement of Benefits for policy details.

Automatic enrollment in the plan occurs after the deadline. However, your coverage is retroactive to the policy start date. After the enrollment period ends, you will receive an email from United Healthcare with directions to download your insurance card. If you do not receive an email, please contact customerservice@firstriskadvisors.com or call Student Health at (610) 499-1183.