College Administrators

What is the College Tuition Refund Plan?

The College Plan is a form of group insurance originated by Dewar to give families the opportunity to protect their investment in education by refunding semester tuition and on campus room and board lost because of a covered medical withdrawal.

How long has this coverage been available?

A.W.G. Dewar, Inc. has been offering the Tuition Refund Plan since 1930. Many of our current customer colleges and universities have been offering our coverage for decades.

What does the College Tuition Refund Plan cover?

The Plan provides coverage for tuition, on campus room and board and mandatory fees when a student withdraws for covered medical reasons during a semester.

What does the College Tuition Refund Plan Cost?

There is no cost to the College/University to offer this service to students.  Generally, families sign up and pay the modest cost.

Can loans be covered by the Plan?

Yes, student loans used to pay for college costs and taken out by the parent or the student can be covered under the Plan up to the covered amount.

Can I offer the Plan to students on an optional basis?

Yes, nearly all of our participating colleges offer the Plan on an optional basis.

Are graduate students eligible to purchase coverage?

Many of our participating colleges and universities have one or more graduate programs also offering the coverage. We are happy to set up the coverage for any of these schools.

How is the College Tuition Refund Plan announced to students?

A.W.G. Dewar, Inc. arranges with the college/university announcement materials that can be sent from our mail house or from the college. Details about the Plan and electronic application is made available on our website for family convenience.

Can families apply for coverage electronically?

Yes, detailed information and an application can be found for most participating colleges at

How are claims filed?

Claim forms are provided to the student/family upon notice of a withdrawal. Medical information is provided to us by the treating professional. The college/university confirms the withdrawal on a separate form.

How are claims paid?

Claims that are approved for payment are paid either to the college/university for credit to the student account or directly to the family.

How long does the claim process take?

Most claims are paid within a week from the day we receive the completed claim forms.

How can we make the coverage available at my college/university?

Feel free to contact us by email at or call us at 617-774-1555.  We will be happy to assist you.

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Customer Forms

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