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Health Insurance

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

Health Insurance Rates for 2017-2018

Effective August 15, 2017 through August 14, 2018

Undergraduate/Graduate Health Insurance Rates

Residence/Commuter Students 

$1,810 per year

International Students

$905 per semester

New Spring 2018 Students


Beginning this Fall, the St. John’s University Student Health Insurance Plan will be offered through UnitedHealthcare StudentResources. 

The Language Connection (TLC) Health Insurance Rates
Summer 2017 Session 1 $217
Summer 2017 Session 2$217
Fall 2017 Session 1$302
Fall 2017 Session 2$302
Spring 2018 Session 1$302
Spring 2018 Session 2$302

*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. Residence students are required to submit their insurance information online at to waive the insurance coverage by September 8, 2017. A $100 penalty will be charged if a waiver is received between September 8, 2017 and October 6, 2017. There will be NO WAIVERS ACCEPTED after October 6, 2017.

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 Fall is September 8, 2017.

Notice-Coverage for dependents of students through University Health Plans will not be available for the 2017-2018 policy year. You may research and  determine your appropriate coverage needs for your dependents by reviewing the marketplace websites below:

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.

Please refrain from purchasing an outside insurance policy as one will be provided for you.

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you have a current U.S. mailing address listed in UIS.

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       
Newman Hall
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]
Phone 718-990-7592
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.