All Seaver students are required to carry health insurance. All international students
are required to purchase insurance with U.S. coverage that is comparable to the Student
Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). Students must submit an electronic waiver each fall
or upon entrance in the spring term as proof or insurance. Failure to submit the waiver
by the deadline will result in automatic enrollment in SHIP. The waiver is open May
15 - September 6, 2017.
Waiver Submission and Premium charges for SHIP:
For waiver submission and posting date information for insurance charges, please review SHIP enrollment and term payments posted on the following link: http://community.pepperdine.edu/healthcenter/insurance/.
The University requires health care coverage for the purpose of limiting undue financial
and academic stress related to illnesses during the academic year. A health policy
will assist in meeting not only common illnesses treated at the Student Health Center
or at a private physician's office, but also with the financial burden of illness
and accidents involving more extensive care.
The University insurance policy through Anthem Blue Cross is compliant to health care reform requirements and has been contracted to include the lowest premium for your benefit; however, you may purchase any policy that has comparable coverage to the University policy. It is highly recommended that insurance coverage include local care close to Malibu. Wells Fargo Insurance Services facilitates our group policy with Anthem and provides customer service to our students for all insurance matters. A nominal administrative fee is added to the premium to cover University insurance-related services.
If you have any questions regarding the University's student health insurance plan, please call the University's insurance broker, Wells Fargo Insurance Services, at (800) 853-5899.