Alumni Benefits & Services

We OFFER Travel Insurance for all types of travel

Whether you decide to travel with WIU or even for trips you take on your own, the WIU Alumni Association offers insurance for all types of trips. Feel free to check out our Travel Insurance Program!

For more than a decade, WIU has chosen USI Travel Insurance Services to provide travel insurance plans for alumni and friends. Every year, Travel Insurance Select provides coverage to thousands of alumni travelers just like you. Be sure you are adequately insured for your next trip – whether participating in a WIU Travel Abroad Program or traveling on your own.

Insurance benefits: coverage of your travel investment for Trip Cancellation or Interruption, Trip Planning Flexibility with Cancel For Any Reason, Worldwide Medical Expense and Emergency Evacuation Coverage and much more. Click here for more information or to sign up before you hit the road, sea or ocean. Or call 800-937-1387 for more information or to enroll by phone.

Comprehensive short- and long-term medical plan, disability, dental and travel insurance
Click here to view all insurance plans

The Western Illinois University Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for health, life, travel and auto insurance for alumni and their family members. There are a variety of plans available to meet your needs, including GradMed® short-term health insurance – great for new graduates and other alumni seeking temporary coverage.

Emergency Assistance Insurance
Emergency Assistance Plus (EA+), administered by American Insurance Administrators, a USI Affinity Company, is a crucial safety net that helps you pay for emergencies your health and travel insurance generally will NOT cover. This includes: medical evacuation, medical assistance, travel assistance and even assistance for companions.

To get more information on these insurance plans, including EA+, click here or call Collegiate Insurance Resources at 800-922-1245 weekdays, 8 am – 6 pm, Eastern Time.

Home and auto insurance

  Liberty Mutual

Your alumni benefits include a special discounted rate on Auto Insurance and Home Insurance from Liberty Mutual. We're proud to provide our members with a great benefit from a Fortune 100 company that protects millions of people across America. Find out more about Liberty Mutual Home & Auto Insurance.

Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Our partnership with Liberty Mutual Insurance offers WIU alumni an exclusive discount of up to 15 percent off auto insurance rates and much more.

For more information about these insurance plans, click here or call Liberty Mutual (toll free) at 844-652-2353 weekdays, 7 am - 12:30 am, Eastern Time.

If you prefer to not receive mail regarding these benefits and services, please notify the Alumni Association by calling 309-298-1914 or send an email to