Student Health Insurance

Northwestern does not require its students to carry mandatory health insurance, however, we recommend students retain health insurance coverage.

Health insurance guides

To better understand what health insurance is and what your options are, consult these informative guides:

State health insurance programs

Insurance carrier information

You may pick up brochures on insurance carriers in the Office of Student Affairs. If you would like brochures mailed to you, email your name and mailing address to Jodi Santerre at

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