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GRADGUARD IS AN AUTHORITY ON PROTECTING THE INVESTMENT STUDENTS AND FAMILIES MAKE IN HIGHER EDUCATION

We invite you to join us in advancing our mission to promote greater student success by mitigating the risks that may impact their investment in a higher education.

More than 300 colleges and universities trust GradGuard to protect their students and institutions through our exclusive tuition and renters insurance programs.

WE AIM TO SHARE INSIGHTS & BEST PRACTICES USED BY INSTITUTIONS TO SUPPORT STUDENT SUCCESS

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We connect the dots between disparate data points & research studies.

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We showcase best practices and trends used to mitigate risks.

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We design solutions that benefit students and enable schools to protect and attract students.

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Topic: Student Life

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Students Remain Vulnerable to Losses from Campus Fires & Crime

Growth in campus fires and crimes confirm the value of GradGuard's renters insurance for college students.

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2018 NACUBO SFS - Tuition Refunds & More

Today it was my pleasure to join Mike Reynolds of Auburn University to present at the annual NACUBO Student Financial Services conference.  It is always good to share the stage with a...

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Reducing the Cost of College Student Withdrawals 

If you are like many college and university officials, you are facing a growing number of student withdrawals.   Student withdrawals are a costly event for everyone. Institutions...

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Reducing the Cost of Withdrawals

If you are like many college and university officials, you are facing a growing number of student withdrawals.   Student withdrawals are a costly event for everyone. Institutions...

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Renters Insurance For Summer Program Residents

The ACUHOI community forum offers a robust place for housing professionals to discuss topics.  Today a discussion occured regarding institutional policies for summer programs.  Schools,...

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Controversy & Campus Reports on Clery Data

Kelly Field wrote in the November 25, 2015 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education an important article (“How Much Can Campus-Crime Reports Tell Us About Sexual Assault?”) on what...

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Dynamic Distribution & Enrollment Platform

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

Broker Friendly

GRADGUARD PROVIDES VALUABLE SCHOOL & STUDENT BENEFITS

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.

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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.

  • Our tuition insurance pays any remaining bills and helps the student afford to return to classes.
  • Our renters insurance pays for property losses and helps schools avoid an adversarial collections issue from students who are found liable for unintentional damages the cause.

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.

  • Our tuition insurance provides refunds when schools may not.
  • Our renters insurance replace stolen or damaged property when schools may not.
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Higher Education Expertise

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.

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Trusted

Schools who agree to provide GradGuard's digital enrollment process, provide greater value and protection to their students than is ordinarily available.

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Technology

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.

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Partnerships

GradGuard works with leading insurance brokers, student loan companies, enrollment consultants and other firms to support their strategic objectives.

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Innovative Student Benefits

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.

TRUSTED BY NEARLY 300 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

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