Northern Illinois University

Open Enrollment is now closed.
Please contact our Student Support Team if you need assistance enrolling outside of Open Enrollment.

We are pleased to offer Northern Illinois students and their families insurance plans provided by Delta Dental of Illinois, Chubb Insurance and Teladoc. Short Term health insurance is also available. You are not required to participate in the Northern Illinois University Student Health Insurance Plan to enroll.

Open Enrollment Periods

  • Fall: July 11 – October 31, 2022 (plan effective date August 1)
  • Spring: January 10 – March 31, 2023 (plan effective date February 1)
    •    6-month plans only

You must enroll in coverage during the open enrollment period. If you have a qualifying life event you may be eligible for a special enrollment period. Please refer to our FAQ page for more information.

Health Insurance Open Enrollment

  • Individual Insurance through the Marketplace is now open
  • Short Term Insurance plans are available at any time

Teladoc Open Enrollment 

  • Teladoc plans are available at any time

Smart plans for smart mouths.

Insurance plans

Dental

Smile with confidence! The Delta Dental Premier PPO plan provides access to a nationwide network of dentists. The DeltaCare HMO plan includes coverage for orthodontia.

Vision

Keep your eyes on the prize! Visit providers nationwide through the DeltaVision EyeMed Select network. You may also order online through Contacts Direct and Glasses.com.

Teladoc

Avoid waiting rooms!  Teladoc gives you 24/7/365 access to doctors and mental health providers with unlimited visits for $0 copay. Get the care you need without leaving home.

Health

No longer eligible for the NIU U-Ship plan? Health Insurance ensures that you are protected in the event of an illness or injury. We can assist with finding the best plan to meet your needs.

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