Welcome to Student Health Insurance

The new NIU student health insurance plan is through Aetna and is a PPO.

The cost for coverage from 1/1/17-7/31/17 is $990.50. This breaks down to $141.50 per month for Gold Plan coverage. Fall 2017 coverage will beign on 8/1/17, so there is no lapse of coverage.

If you completed a fall 2016 waiver, you do not need to complete a spring 2017 waiver.

YES, I want the insurance: To confirm that you want the NIU Student Health Insurance Plan:

  • Click the “YES” button and follow the link to Enroll/Waive: Student Health Insurance Plan
  • The Login ID is your ZID (Include the "Z") and the password is your birthdate (MM/DD/YYYY)
  • The last day to enroll in the insurance is Friday, January 27, 2017. Your Aetna insurance card will be available to you within 48 hours or on the first day of coverage. You will have the option to also purchase the Aetna Vital Savings Dental Discount card or Dependent Health Coverage.

NO, I do not want the NIU student insurance:  

  • Click the “NO” button to follow the link to Enroll/Waive: Student Health Insurance Plan
  • The Login ID is your ZID (Include the "Z") and the password is your birthdate (MM/DD/YYYY)
  • Enter your health insurance information in the online waiver form
  • Be sure to click the "Submit" button at the end of the form
  • Once you submit the form, you will receive a confirmation number
  • The last day to waive the insurance is Friday, January 27, 2017

Please note that if you do not waive or enroll in the NIU plan, you will be automatically enrolled in the plan and the premium will be billed to your tuition account.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 815-753-0122 or studentinsurance@niu.edu, or visit our office in the Health Services Building, Room 101.

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