How To Waive Domestic Insurance

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

Fall Deadline: September 11, 2017 (5pm)

*All eligible Willamette Students will be enrolled in the Willamette Student Health Insurance Policy every academic year. 

Step 1: Register for Classes

You must actively be registered for classes for the 2017-2018 academic year before starting the online request for the waiver process. If you are not registered for classes, you will not be able to request a waiver using the online system.

Step 2: Visit the PacificSource Health Plans website between July 24, 2017 and September 11, 2017 (5pm).

Once you register for classes, you will be eligible to request a waiver from July 24, 2017 through September 11, 2017 (5pm).

Step 3: Read over the Waiver Criteria to make sure this is the right option for you.

Step 4: Complete the online waiver request for a waiver

All requests to waive the Willamette Student Health Insurance Plan must be completed online by the student. Make sure you have all the required information before beginning.

  • Have a copy of your Health Insurance ID Card prior to beginning the waiver request.
  • Go to PacificSource Health Plans website 
  • Click on Waive Coverage 
  • Follow the directions for entering your Insurance Information and submit to PacificSource Health Plans.
  • PacificSource Health Plans will verify insurance with your current carrier and notify Student Accounts to remove insurance premium from your Student Account once the waiver has been approved.

Please contact Bishop Wellness Center or email us at bishop-insurance@willamette.edu if you have any questions.


*Enrollment/waivers for eligible students meeting the corresponding credit hours is/are annual and will apply for the entire 2017-2018 policy year. Students who waive/enroll Fall 2017 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 2018 semester; Spring open enrollment and waiver period is only applicable to new incoming students or students NOT enrolled in classes Fall 2017 semester. Late enrollment or waiver requests will not be accepted, no exceptions.


For International Students

Consult the International Student Health Insurance for enrollment and waiver instructions.