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The Office of Graduate Student Services will be closing at noon on the following Fridays: June 20 and 27, July 4 (closed for the day), July 11, 18 and 25 and August 1, 2014.  The office will be open regular hours from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Health Insurance

University policy mandates that all students maintain health insurance in order to avoid potentially difficult and costly medical situations and to ensure that medical services outside the University Health Center are covered.  Wesleyan provides the following options for health insurance coverage:

  1. Gallagher/Koster: Please see the Gallagher/Koster web site for policy information and rates:  https://www.gallagherstudent.com .  Graduate students selecting this plan are responsible for enrolling by August 15, 2014.

    Gallagher FAQ


    Gallagher Student Health Insurance Rates for Graduate Students

  2. CIGNA: This plan is limited to full-time, degree-seeking graduate students who receive a stipend.  It is not available for non-degree seeking students such as foreign language teaching assistants, German exchange students, Ford Fellows, etc.  Enrollment is processed through the Wesleyan Office of Human Resources.   For information about the CIGNA plan and rates:

     - Cigna HMO
     - Cigna HSA
     - Cigna POS
     - Vision Care
     - Enrollment Form

CIGNA Health Insurance Rates for Graduate Students 

  1. Wesleyan graduate students are eligible to access healthcare services at the University's Davison Health Center.  Services are available during academic sessions.  For more information about the Davison Heatlh Center: Davison Health Center Services.

Students may elect to provide their own insurance and must submit proof of insurance to the Office of Graduate Student Services.  Students will be required to sign an insurance waiver form. Failure to provide proof of insurance and submit a signed waiver form will result in automatic enrollment in the Gallagher/Koster health plan.  This one-time charge will be billed to the student’s account.

Dental Insurance

Wesleyan University’s insurance broker, Gallagher Koster is pleased to offer Wesleyan University students a voluntary Dental PPO Plan through UnitedHealthcare Dental. The UnitedHealthcare Dental PPO network includes over 100,000 dentists and specialists nationwide and uses the NADP credentialing standards. UnitedHealthcare Dental provides the network savings and customer service you deserve.

Students have the freedom to choose their dentist either within or outside the UnitedHealthcare Dental network. You’ll see a significant savings (up to 30%) by using network providers.

Students do not need to be enrolled in the Student Medical Insurance Plan in order to purchase this Voluntary Dental Product.

The Enrollment Deadline for Voluntary Dental Annual Coverage is September 25, 2014.

Details and pricing:   https://www.gallagherkoster.com/students/viewVolDental.php?idField=1081&KosterWebSID=5p8c7sv0eu9jis8aj2ikjv2u02

 Please note that graduate students are not eligible for dental insurance through Delta Dental.