Student Health Plan

For Domestic Students (U.S. Citizen and Permanent Resident)

Insurance Requirements

Willamette University requires that all degree seeking half time or more domestic students carry medical insurance coverage comparable to that offered through the school's comprehensive Student Health Insurance Plan. You will automatically be enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan and charged through our student accounts department at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semester.

Students with other medical insurance that meets the criteria of comparable coverage may submit an online waiver request each academic year in the Fall. The deadline to submit that online waiver for the 2016-2017 academic year is September 12, 2016 (5pm). 

There will be an opportunity for NEW incoming or returning students who were NOT enrolled in Fall 2016 semester classes to waive from the Willamette Student Health Insurance Plan between December 19, 2016 and February 6, 2017 (5pm). If you are NEW for Spring Semester and wish to apply for a waiver from the Willamette Student Health Insurance Plan, the Willamette Student Health Insurance Waiver Form will be available starting Monday, December 19, 2016. Please email the Student Insurance Coordinator at bishop-insurance@willamette.edu to obtain the waiver form, this waiver form will be sent to you starting Monday, December 19, 2016


*Enrollment/waivers for eligible students meeting the corresponding credit hours is/are annual and will apply for the entire 2016-2017 policy year. Students who waive/enroll Fall 2016 semester are choosing to waive/enroll for both Fall and Spring Semester (if eligible both Fall and Spring semester based on credit requirements), the opportunity to waive/enroll will NOT be provided again in Spring 2017 semester; Spring open enrollment and waiver period is only applicable to new incoming students or students NOT enrolled in classes Fall 2016 semester. Late enrollment or waiver requests will not be accepted, no exceptions. 


Note: Students who are graduating, drop below half time, or not continuing their course studies paying tuition to Willamette Spring 2017 semester will no longer be eligible for the Willamette student insurance plan spring semester. Coverage will terminate January 5, 2017 for students not continuing or dropping below half time.

See Insurance Requirements chart for specific program credit requirements to carry health insurance.


Plan Price (2016-2017 Academic Year) 

Annual

8/1/16-7/31/17

Fall

8/1/16-1/5/17

Spring

1/6/17-7/31/17

Student Only $2,097 $908 $1,189
Spouse Only $2,097 $908 $1,189
Child(ren) Only $2,097 $908 $1,189

Dependents can only be enrolled if the student is enrolled on the policy


Waive and/or Decline

Fall Deadline: September 12, 2016 (5pm)

*Enrollment/waivers for eligible students meeting the corresponding credit hours is/are annual and will apply for the entire 2016-2017 policy year. Students who waive/enroll Fall 2016 semester are choosing to waive/enroll for both Fall and Spring semester (if eligible both Fall and Spring semester based on credit requirement), the opportunity to waive/enroll will NOT be provided again in Spring 2017 semester; Spring open enrollment and waiver period is only applicable to new incoming students or student NOT enrolled in classes Fall 2016 semester. Late enrollment or waiver requests will not be accepted, no exceptions. 

If you already have an insurance plan and DO NOT wish to be automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan, please refer to the link in the left navigation regarding How to Waive Insurance. 

Spring Deadline: February 6, 2017 (5pm)

Spring 2017 open enrollment and waiver period is only applicable to NEW incoming students or students NOT enrolled in classes Fall 2016 semester, waiver period for Spring Semester will start Monday, December 19, 2016.

If you already have an insurance plan and DO NOT wish to be automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan, please refer to the link in the left navigation regarding How to Waive Insurance. 


If You Do Not Have Insurance

If you do not have health insurance or your coverage does not meet the criteria for comparable coverage to the WU plan no action is required. You will be automatically enrolled in the Willamette plan each semester you are eligible, and your student account will be charged. Students can visit the Aetna site to print Permanent ID Cards on August 1, 2016. For more information on the Willamette sponsored health plan, including benefits and costs see the downloadable brochures to the right on this page.

*Note: New Spring enrolled students should contact Student Insurance Services at Willamette to have their Aetna Student Health plan activated as soon as possible. The formal enrollment roster is not submitted to Aetna Student Health until after the Spring Waiver Deadline. Contact bishop-insurance@willamette.edu or call (503) 370-6972 to ger your plan activated so you can print a card. You will have coverage beginning January 6, 2017 - July 31, 2017.

Instructions to Print Your ID Card:
  • Go to the Aetna Student Health website
  • In the purple box type in Willamette University
  • On the left side click on Print Your ID Card
  • Type in your Willamette ID Number and Date of Birth

Dependent Insurance

Students with dependents may elect to provide their dependent with insurance coverage as well. For Fall 2016 Semester the dependent insurance can be purchased directly through the Aetna website between July 25, 2016 and September 12, 2016 (5pm).

For Spring Semester the dependent insurance coverage can be purchased directly through the Aetna Student Health website between Monday, December 19, 2016 and Monday, February 6, 2017 (5pm).

*Dependents can only be enrolled if the student is enrolled on the policy

How to add Dependent Insurance:

  • Go to Aetna Student Health website
  • In the purple box type in Willamette University
  • On the right side click on Enroll: Domestic Dependents