UCI Human Resources | UCI Human Resources | Pet Insurance

Enrolling is easy. Use one of these methods to sign up for pet insurance:

A great feature of this new benefit is that you can enroll anytime and your coverage will be effective the day your application is approved by Nationwide. That means you can enroll now or later on. You'll pay your premiums directly to Nationwide.

Learn more about pet insurance and how it works by watching this video.

Veterinary bills can add up quickly and unexpectedly, so it pays to be prepared. Having pet insurance can help.


Coverage is available for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, and exotic pets such as ferrets, rabbits, and more.

Members are free to use any veterinarian worldwide – even specialists and emergency care providers.

Read more about UC’s pet insurance plan.


If you have questions or need assistance, contact Nationwide at (877) 738-7874 and tell the pet insurance specialist you work for UCI or UCI Health.

Nationwide’s Customer Care Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

You may also contact our Employee Experience Center (EEC) at eec@uci.edu or
(949) 824-0500,
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.