Office of the Bursar

Student Health Insurance

 

NJIT will automatically charge Student Health Insurance to any student account when the criteria listed below is met. Students may opt to waive the NJIT health insurance by providing proof of active coverage for the entire academic year by the waiver deadline. Aetna will receive the waiver and certify this for NJIT.  Please note: F1/J1 Visa students are prohibited from waiving the health insurance, and are required to accept the NJIT Health plan.

Effective Dates of Health insurance coverage

  • Full academic year-purchased in the Fall semester   

    • August 21, 2016 through August 20, 2017

  • Spring semester only (new students only)             

    •  January 19, 2017 through August 20, 2017

Criteria for automatic student health insurance charge:

  • Any Undergraduate student taking 12 or more credits in the Fall semester.

  • Any "New" (was not here for the Fall term) Undergraduate student  taking 12 or more credits in the Spring semester.

  • Any Graduate student taking 9 or more credits in the Fall semester.

  • Any "New"(was not here for the Fall term) Graduate student  taking 9 or more credits in the Spring semester.

  • Any student marked "Forced Full Time"

  • Any student with a Visa status of F1 or J1