There are many life events that can disrupt a student’s college education, but none more severe than the loss of a parent. Given the severity of such a disruption, it is startling how...Read More
More than 300 colleges and universities trust GradGuard to protect their students and institutions through our exclusive tuition and renters insurance programs.
We connect the dots between disparate data points & research studies.
We showcase best practices and trends used to mitigate risks.
We design solutions that benefit students and enable schools to protect and attract students.
2018 has been a milestone year for GradGuard.Read More
National Public Radio published this story on student loan defaults and begins with a former student who did not complete their degree due to a medical illness.Read More
GradGuard, an authority at designing and implementing student benefit programs that help schools to attract and retain students, is pleased to announce that Wimer Alberto, Assistant...Read More
Since Bill Suneson and I founded GradGuard, we have always been focused on providing useful insights to the trends facing higher education.Read More
Over the past few years, GradGuard has often shared a terrific book by Tina Seelig, What I Wish I knew When I Was 20.Read More
Each year, our GradGuard team makes an effort to update key data regarding campus safety and crime. We review Clery Act reports as well as other sources of data such as the FBI's...Read More
When Bill Suneson and I co-founded GradGuard, we had a shared vision that we could reduce the risk of college by creating relevant insurance programs that were designed to benefit...Read More
GradGuard built a dynamic technology platform that manages speciality insurance programs in the complex eco-system of higher education.
Easy to implement voluntary student benefit program
No cost to schools
Turnkey and tech enabled enrollment process
GradGuard student benefit and insurance programs are designed to assist colleges in addressing essential activities to their mission. Since 2008, GradGuard’s insurance programs have protected more than 650,000 students and families.
Recruitment: GradGuard benefits provide confidence to students and their families that the school is committed to providing relevant protections to what is often the 2nd largest investment in a families life.
Retention: GradGuard tuition and renters insurance products help students overcome unexpected financial losses due to medical events or property losses.
Revenue: GradGuard's insurance programs pay for losses due to student medical withdrawals and property losses so the school does not have to.
Reputation: We enable schools to be completely transparent about institutional policies, refund polices and resident liability.
GradGuard applies our knowledge of higher education, risk management and digital technology and to develop and distribute insurance and benefit programs that help schools attract and retain students. Acting as the exclusive collegiate market program manager with our selected underwriters, GradGuard executes all consumer marketing & enrollment processes.
Schools who agree to provide GradGuard's digital enrollment process, provide greater value and protection to their students than is ordinarily available.
GradGuard's advanced technology integrations with leading technology providers enable students to make an active choice to protect themselves within the billing, housing and student health waiver processes.
GradGuard works with leading insurance brokers, student loan companies, enrollment consultants and other firms to support their strategic objectives.
GradGuard works closely with schools and partners to mitigate the unique risks facing institutions, students and families.
Student Health Plan: GradGuard continues to evaluate how to address the student health insurance needs of college students and new graduates. We continue to seek relevant solutions and aim to relaunch Student HealthPlan.com in the future.
Higher Education Loan Protection: GradGuard has deep knowledge of the student loan industry and aims to work with schools to attract students through a tuition guarantee that will pay the cost of student loans in the case a graduate is under-employed.
Tuition Continuity Plan: GradGuard has worked to create a student benefit that will enable students to pay for the entire cost of college in the unexpected death of a tuition payor / parent. The benefit is included within the cost of college, similar to how term life insurance is provided to employees.