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Auto and Home Insurance

Administered by through MetLife

Auto and home insurance through MetLife provides group discounts and the convenience of payroll deduction on automotive and homeowners coverage and a wide range of other property and casualty insurance products. As an added service for auto insurance, MetLife will provide you with quotes from up to four leading insurance companies when you call 877-638-7515.

Participating companies include MetLife Auto & Home, Safeco Insurance, The Hartford, and UniTrin Direct. All provide top-quality auto insurance with special employee discounts.

Get a Quote

Auto insurance

Quotes are available by calling 877-638-7515.

To get an online auto quote, visit MetLife's MyBenefits site and follow the instructions below:

  • Enter "Purdue University" in the account sign-in box.
  • Register as a first-time user of MyBenefits. Provide your name, Purdue University ID (PUID), date of birth and email address
  • Create a username, password and security question to use on future visits to the site.
  • Click the "Get a Quote" button and then scroll down and click the "Continue" button.

Homeowner's insurance

Call 877-638-7515. Online quotes are not available for homeowner's insurance.

Billing Options by Insuring Company

  • MetLife: MetLife begins billing with the first paydate that falls within the policy period. Deductions are calculated based on the number of deduction opportunities within the policy period. Billing continues up to the renewal.

  • Safeco: Safeco begins billing with the first paydate that falls within the policy period. Deductions are calculated based on the number of deduction opportunities within the policy period. Billing continues up to the renewal.

  • Unitrin: Unitrin bills all policies 30 days in advance of the policy effective date, and billing is calculated so that a policy is paid in full 30 days prior to the policy expiration date. If the policy is written in advance of the effective date, payroll deductions will start up to 30 days before the policy effective date. The number of deductions are calculated using the first available bill date through the last available payroll date, which is 30 days prior to the expiration date of the policy term.

  • Hartford: Hartford policies cannot be payroll deducted. These are billed on a direct bill basis.

  • Note: MetLife Sales representatives will discuss payment options with the employee for whichever insurance company the employee chooses.

Claims Support

  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Policyholders should call the company that insures them:

    • MetLife: 800-438-6388

    • Safeco: 800-332-3226

    • Unitrin: 800-637-2782, option 3

    • Hartford: 800-243-5860

Resources:

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