Eligibility and Enrollment

If you are enrolled in nine or more on-campus (DeKalb) credit hours you are automatically billed for the NIU student health insurance plan.

If you are not taking nine on-campus hours, you can enroll in the plan as long as you have at least six credits hours; are doing an internship or are working on your thesis or doctorate. You must complete the online enrollment form by by Sept. 9, 2019, for fall coverage. The spring enrollment deadline has passed.

Coverage Dates

  • Fall semester: August 1 to December 31
  • Spring semester: January 1 to July 31

Summer Coverage

If you are enrolled in the student health insurance plan for the spring semester you are automatically covered through July 31, even if you are graduating in May. If you will be beginning your studies during summer semester you may purchase summer only coverage. Summer only coverage must be purchased no later than the first week of summer classes. Summer coverage dates are June 1 to July 31.

Contact Us

Student Health Insurance Office
Health Services Building, room 201
Phone: 815-753-0122
Fax: 815-753-9599
studentInsurance@niu.edu

Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.