Health insurance is required by the University and is a necessity in the United States because of the very high cost of healthcare. When you are registered for classes, you will be charged automatically for the NYU-sponsored CHP Comprehensive Insurance Plan. You will remain enrolled in that plan unless you complete the online enrollment/waiver process before the semester deadline.
Students have an option to:
To meet the criteria you must:
|Semester ||Insurance Effective Dates |
|Fall ||August 21st through August 20th of the following year |
|Spring ||January 9th through |
|Summer ||May 14th through |
The following types of insurance plans will not be acceptable for waiving the NYU plans:
Travel policies with limited benefits and exclusions of coverage important for a college population.
Insurance plans that always require students to pay for treatment out-of-pocket and then be reimbursed.
To avoid being obligated to pay for two health insurance plans, please do not purchase another health insurance plan before it is approved. Your waiver will not be processed until Student Health Insurance Services confirms that your insurance plan meets the University’s requirements.
After completing the online waiver process, you must submit insurance plan documentation to Student Health Insurance Services for review. Plan documentation must include:
A copy of your insurance ID card, and
A copy of your insurance policy, in English, indicating:
(Based on the information provided, NYU reserves the right to deny your waiver request.)
Submit documentation to:
In-person or by mail:
NYU Student Health Insurance Services
726 Broadway, Suite 346
New York, NY 10003
By Fax: (212) 443-1011
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If your waiver is approved, the Bursar will be notified to remove the insurance premium from your account.