Health Insurance

Virginia Wesleyan University requires all students to have health insurance coverage.  VWU offers a Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) policy for $2,286 for the 2020-2021 academic year. Each student will be automatically enrolled; however, if you already have health insurance coverage, and wish to waive the SHIP, you MUST complete the insurance waiver. This waiver information is mailed separately from First Risk Advisors. To access the online waiver, please choose your school and click on Waive Your School's Insurance.

The waiver due date is August 31, 2020.  If your waiver is not received by August 31, 2020 you will automatically be enrolled and covered by the policy through July 2021 and are responsible for the insurance premium.  The insurance waiver must be completed each year.

New students who are enrolled for 6 or more hours during the Spring Semester must maintain health insurance coverage and will be billed $1,328 for the semester. If you are covered by a comparable health insurance plan and wish to waive the SHIP, you MUST complete the insurance waiver by January 31, 2021.