Health Insurance

St. John's University makes available accident and sickness insurance to all students through University Health Plans. University health insurance coverage is mandatory for students in University Housing and International students on an F1 or J1 visa.

Health Insurance Rates for 2014-2015

Effective August 15, 2014 through August 14, 2015.

Undergraduate Health Insurance Rates
Residence/Commuter Students $1,377 per year
International Students$688.50 per semester
New Spring 2015 Students$925 per semester
Graduate Health Insurance Rates
Residence/Commuter Students$1,849 per year
International Students$924.50 per semester
New Spring 2015 Students$1,241 per semester
The Language Connection (TLC) Health Insurance Rates
Summer 2014 Session 1 $175
Summer 2014 Session 2$175
Fall 2014 Session 1$200
Fall 2014 Session 2$200
Spring 2015 Session 1$200
Spring 2015 Session 2$200

*TLC insurance rates are per seven week session only.

Residence Students

The University will automatically provide and charge for health insurance for those residence students who have not waived the University provided insurance. The charge for insurance will be added to the semester invoice which is due and payable with the tuition and fee charges. New Spring Residence students are required to submit their insurance information online at to waive the insurance coverage by February 6, 2015. A $100 penalty will be charged if a waiver is received between February 7, 2015 and February 27, 2015. There will be NO WAIVERS ACCEPTED after this date.

Commuter Students

Accident and Sickness Insurance is also available to all full-time and part-time commuter students. This insurance can be purchased by enrolling online at The last day to enroll for Spring is February 6, 2015.

International Students

All F1 and J1 students are required to participate in the St. John’s University’s accident and sickness insurance plan. This insurance is mandatory for the student’s entire enrollment at the University.

Vision and Dental Care

University Health Plans offers Voluntary Vision and Dental Care in the Fall only.  For rates and enrollment information please visit

Student Financial Services                               
8000 Utopia Parkway       
Bent Hall
Queens, NY 11439
Fax 718-990-8284

For more information about the accident and sickness insurance program, visit and click on St. John's University. Any questions can be directed to the OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, 718-990-7592 or University Health Plans, 1-800-437-6448.