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Miami University partners with GradGuard™ to offer a tuition protection plan from Allianz Global Assistance. This partnership allows us to offer special plans and rates not available to the general public.

Enrollment in this optional plan is only available until the start of each semester. Students and families will have the opportunity to enroll when logging into the Student Portal to view their account.

What is GradGuard?

GradGuard is the authority on protecting students and families from the risks of college life. It can help you avoid a financial loss due to an unexpected medical withdrawal from school.

Do you need tuition insurance?

What happens when your education is disrupted by an unexpected injury or illness? Depending on the timing of your withdrawal, you may not be eligible to receive a refund for all of your tuition and fees. This is where GradGuard can help.

  • Covered withdrawals can take place any time during the covered term
  • GradGuard can reimburse up to 100% of your investment, including other school-invoiced fees
  • GradGuard offers an Assistance Hotline to help you take care of emergencies and unexpected issues
Students walk to class during the spring.

What does tuition insurance protect?

GradGuard Tuition Insurance can reimburse tuition, room, board, and other eligible fees if you withdraw at any time during the covered term due to a covered reason such as:

  • Covered serious injury or illness such as mononucleosis, a severe head injury, or COVID-19
  • Chronic illness such as diabetes or an auto-immune disorder
  • Mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, suicide/attempted suicide
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GradGuard Terms and Conditions

Tuition insurance must be purchased before the first day of classes and is offered as a voluntary benefit to our families, your participation is not required but highly recommended. The school is not compensated for this program. Learn more by calling GradGuard at 877-794-6603 or by visiting GradGuard’s website.

Terms, conditions, and exclusions (including for pre-existing conditions) apply. Plans only available to U.S. residents and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Recommended and provided by GradGuard, a service of Next Generation Insurance Group, LLC (NGI), the licensed agent for all insurance programs. Insurance plans include insurance benefits and assistance services. Pricing may vary by state. Insurance benefits are underwritten by Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office 9950 Mayland Drive, Richmond, VA 23233) rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Co. A+ (Superior) is the 2nd highest of A.M. Best’s 13 Financial Strength Ratings. Non-insurance benefits/services are provided by AGA Service Company. Claims are administered by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA). AGA and Allianz Tuition Insurance are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. AGA Service Company is an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Plans include insurance benefits and assistance services. Except as expressly provided for under the plan, consumer is responsible for charges incurred from outside vendors. Contact AGA Service Company at 888-427-5045,, or 9950 Mayland Dr., Richmond, VA  23233.

Guides and Tutorials

Tuition Payment Guide

Want to avoid the lines and wait times? Review this helpful guide to paying your tuition, which includes information on a variety of different options.

Financial Aid Guide

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Financial Wellness Center

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Contact the One Stop

The One Stop assists Miami students and authorized family members with billing and payment, financial aid, registration, and student records.