University of Alaska Anchorage

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Waive Your School's Insurance

Welcome to the Waive Your School’s Insurance Center!

This page is for those students who wish to opt-out (waive) out of the coverage under their school’s student insurance plan. The school’s student insurance plan can only be waived if the student has coverage under another acceptable insurance plan.

The first step to waive out of your school’s student insurance coverage is to verify that you are an eligible student.

2016-2017 Waiver Information

Hard Waiver Student Eligibility

  • F1 Students
  • J1 Students

All international students on F-1 or J-1 visas are required to enroll in this insurance Plan at registration, unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished

Please Note:  If you waive the insurance you will not be eligible to enroll until the following school year unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event.

F1 & J1 Student Waiver Instructions

  • Annual/Fall Waiver Deadline: 9/16/16
  • Spring Waiver Deadline: 2/3/17
  • Spring/Summer Waiver Deadline: 2/3/17
  • Summer Waiver Deadline: 6/9/17

To waive please contact International Student Services at if you have questions about the waiver process.

Qualifying Life Event

If you did not enroll during your open enrollment period and have since lost coverage under your original plan, you may qualify for a Qualifying Life Event upon providing proof of involuntary loss of coverage and payment within 30 days of losing coverage. (example: marriage, divorce, loss of job, etc) The enrollment form, check or money order, and the letter of creditable coverage must be received within 30 days of losing coverage.After 30 days the student will no longer be eligible to enroll in the plan until Fall of the following school year.

Please CONTACT US for cost and enrollment information as a Qualifying Life Event.

If you have any questions about the waiver process, please call 1-888-251-6253 or CONTACT US

We are always happy to help in any way.

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