Student Health Insurance

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

Health insurance/travel health insurance carriers

There are a number of carriers that you may wish to use. If one of the policies meets your needs, register with that carrier directly.

State health insurance programs

Insurance 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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