Summer 2012 Student Health Insurance

CRSU 247 • 773-995-4533

Mandatory Health Insurance Program

Chicago State University requires full-time students to have Injury and Sickness Health Insurance. The university offers a health insurance plan underwritten by United Healthcare Insurance Company, andautomatically charges the tuition accounts of all students who enroll full-time for the plan. Th e fee is applied to students enrolled in all on-campus courses or a combination of on-campus courses plus off-campus (Extension and/or WEB) courses. Students enrolled in all WEB courses are not charged for the insurance plan.

Students generally do not enroll full time during summer semesters, therefore, the university does not automatically charge students’ accounts during summer terms for the mandatory insurance plan.

Students Eligible for Summer-Only Enrollment

During summer terms, students eligible to enroll into the health insurance plan provided through the university would be students carrying at least 6 credit hours who: (a) did not attend CSU in the previous spring semester; (b) were enrolled during the previous spring semester but were not covered by the university plan; (c) are residents of another university but attending CSU for the summer; and (d) are attending CSU for the first time.

Summer Waiver/Enrollment Period

The Summer 2012 enrollment/waiver deadline is July 20, 2012.

Period of Coverage
The coverage period for students enrolled in the plan provided through the university for Summer 2012 only will be May 22, 2012 through August 18, 2012. 

Cost: The cost of the insurance health plan for students who choose to enroll for Summer 2012 only is $246.

Full-Time Students: Students who enroll full-time for the summer and wish to purchase the insurance plan may have their tuition accounts charged and enroll into the plan through the university.  Please contact the Office of Student Health Insurance in CRSU, Room 268-O or call us at 773-995-4533 for assistance. 

Full-time students insured by the university plan during the spring semester receive a bonus and are insured for the following summer semester, as well. 

All full-time international students must be enrolled into the plan on a mandatory basis. 

Waiver Requirements: If you think your account has been charged for insurance and you have health insurance, you may waive the charge by showing proof of insurance in your name.  Such proof would include your insurance card with your name on it, a letter from the insurance company naming you as a client, or a listing from your account on your insurance web site delineating the names of all the individuals covered under your policy.  For assistance, contact the Office of Student Health Insurance in the Cordell Reed Student Union, Room 268-O, or call us at (773) 995-4533. 

Part-time students: Students enrolled for the summer in at least 6 credit hours are eligible to enroll in the insurance plan on a voluntary basis.  You will need to enroll directly with United Healthcare by going online at www.uhcsr.com.  Click onto the “Find My School’s Plan/Buy Insurance” link and follow the instructions.   For assistance, you may visit the Office of Student Health Insurance in CRSU, Room 268-O, or call us at 773-995-4533.  The voluntary enrollment deadline is July 20, 2012

Dependents, Spouses and Domestic Partners: Full-time and part-time students who are insured through the United Healthcare insurance plan provided through the university are invited to enroll their spouses, domestic partners, and eligible dependents in the insurance plan on a voluntary basis.

To enroll spouses, domestic partners, and dependents, go to http://www.uhcsr.com, Click onto the “Find My School’s Plan/Buy Insurance” link and follow the instructions.  If you need assistance, visit the Office of Student Health Insurance, CRSU Room 268-O, or call us at 773-995-4533.  The voluntary enrollment deadline is July 20, 2012.

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