PART-TIME STUDENT INSURANCE FOR PART-TIME, ONLINE AND OFF CAMPUS STUDENTS
STUDENT INSURANCE FOR PART-TIME, ONLINE AND OFF CAMPUS STUDENTS
Student Insurance provides the student worldwide protection
24 hours a day. The Plan has a $100
deductible per diagnosis and pays up to 70% of eligible expenses for physician
and hospital expenses, lab and x-ray, surgery, ambulance transport, physical
therapy, maternity expenses, mental health and substance abuse issues. The
Student Insurance Plan also reduces copays for prescription medications at the
Medical Clinic, from SBL Prairie Pharmacy.
Unlike an HMO or PPO, the Plan does not have a network,
giving students a choice in their care and provides coverage for treatment the
student receives while they are at home, at school, and wherever they may
Student Insurance is an economical way to reduce or
eliminate out-of-pocket expenses when family health plans do not cover 100% of
medical costs because of deductibles, co-payment amounts, limitations on
specific benefits, and out-of network penalties. The Student Insurance Plan complements the
family health plan. Most students find
it beneficial to carry both, particularly if the family plan has a deductible
You can find more information about the Plan at www.eiu.edu/studentinsurance
or by contacting our office at 217-581-5290. There are 2 short videos on the
website that do a nice job of explaining all about the Plan.
Spring 2024 semester students enrolled in 5 or more hours
(any program format), are eligible for coverage. Please note, students enrolled
in an on-campus program taking 9 or more hours,
Graduate Assistant, and international students enrolled in
an on-campus program with a minimum of 3 hours are automatically billed for
Students wishing to enroll in the Student Insurance Plan
must complete the Enrollment Form, available under the “My Health” tab in the
students PAWS account. The deadline to enroll in the Plan is January 22, 2024.
The cost of the coverage is $109.95.