Students (with 12 hours or more) are automatically billed and enrolled in the mandatory
health plan. Students have the option of waiving before the January 19, 2008 deadline
if they have equal or better coverage. The basic Student Health Plan for accident
and sickness is mandatory for students, undergraduate and graduate, who enroll with
12 hours or more. The fee applies to all on-campus semester hours and students with
a combination of off-campus semester hours and on-campus semester hours. Students
are automatically charged a fee for student health insurance on their tuition accounts
through the Bursar’s office when the enrolled hours become 12 or more. The Spring
2008 health insurance cost per student is $431.00. There is an additional cost to
insure dependents. Please contact the Student Health Insurance office for more information
at (773) 995-4533.
Students enrolled in the insurance plan for the Spring 2008 semester will receive
coverage until the beginning of the Fall 2008 semester. Students are provided with
coverage on-campus as well as any of the open choice PPO Plan locations.
Part-time students now eligible for coverage
Part-time students (enrolled in 6-11 credit hours) are eligible to enroll in the
Student Health Insurance Plan on a voluntary enrollment basis. Enrollment forms are
available in the Student Health Insurance Office.
A cancellation form must be submitted every semester a student enrolls in 12 credit
hours or more. Students with equal or better coverage may apply for cancellation
of the mandatory fee before the January 19, 2008 deadline. A copy of insurance card
and ID must accompany cancellation form. The cancellation forms are available during
registration or may be obtained from the Office of Student Health Insurance before
the Spring deadline.
NOTE: Don’t wait until you receive a bill with the insurance charge itemized, or you may
miss the deadline to cancel. Cancellation requests are not accepted after the cancellation
deadline January 19, 2008. Students insured under the plan will receive their ID
cards by mail. Please make sure a current address is on file with the Registrar’s
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