Health Insurance Notice For Students

Fall 2014


Your Health Insurance Requirements

Dear Incoming Fall Students,

Wheaton College is proactive about providing a healthy environment for our community of learners.  To ensure that students get the medical care they need to stay in class and to avoid the potential hardship of incurred medical expenses all degree-seeking students and all special students taking 9 or more credit hours are required to possess health insurance.   

Domestic students are required to either waive by providing their existing comparable health insurance information or enroll in the Student Health Insurance Program administered by Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk.   International students and their dependents are required to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP.)

Please become familiar with the insurance billing process outlined below:

  • The online insurance waiver is an annual requirement.  The waiver for 2014-2015 will be available for submission beginning July 11, 2014.   One half of the annual premium will be billed to the student’s account prior to each semester. This charge may only be removed by visiting the Gallagher Student web site and completing the insurance waiver form by September 11, 2014.  This waiver applies to the entire academic year and will remain active through July 31, 2015.
  • Students who take no action by the submission deadline of September 11, 2014 remain automatically billed and enrolled in the program, no exceptions.  Insurance cards will be mailed to students after the deadline.
  • Students who know they want coverage may actively enroll online beginning July 7, 2014.  To enroll visit  and create an account using your Wheaton College ID number.  Once your account is created, click on “Student Waive/Enroll.” Select the green “I want to Enroll” button and complete the online form.  An insurance card will be mailed within 7 to 10 business days to the address listed on the enrollment form.  To enroll dependents please contact 630-752-7429 or email

  • Students wishing to waive coverage should follow the same instructions as above, but select the red “I want to Waive” button instead to complete the online waiver form. You will receive a confirmation email containing a reference number if the waiver has been successfully submitted.  Please keep this for your records.  A partially completed waiver is not saved or recognized.


Annual Premium for Coverage Period 08/01/2014-07/31/2015

Student:  21 & Under




Student: 22 & Over



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The Student Health Insurance Plan is underwritten by Companion Life Insurance Company and meets the insurance requirements set forth by Wheaton College. To read about Wheaton College insurance coverage requirements please review the Health Insurance Requirements.


The Student Health Insurance Plan along with the Online Waiver/Enrollment Process is administered by Gallagher Student Health not Wheaton College.  For questions please call 855-275-3700.

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