All NYU-Poly students (undergraduate and graduate) who are enrolled in 9 or more credits will automatically be enrolled in our school-sponsored health insurance plan. The fee for this plan will be placed on your tuition bill. Domestic students may choose to opt out of the insurance plan. All international students are required to have the school-sponsored health insurance plan regardless of the number of credits they are enrolled in.
If your are an international student or a domestic student and want to confirm your enrollment in the plan, please click here and complete the ENROLLMENT information. You can print out your insurance ID card at the end of the process.
If you have any questions about NYU-Poly’s plan, please contact Malinda Townsend of Collegiate Insurance Resources at 800-322-9901, or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
2012 - 2013 Insurance Information
Students Enrolling for the Fall 2012 Semester
All new NYU-Poly students (undergraduate and graduate) for the Fall 2012 semester who are enrolled in 9 or more credits will automatically be enrolled in the school-sponsored health insurance plan. The fee for this plan will be placed on your tuition bill. Coverage will begin on August 24, 2012 and end on August 24, 2013. The semester fees are $468. All international students are required to be on the school-sponsored plan regardless of the number of credits enrolled in for the semester and MUST print their insurance cards by September 15, 2012.
Remember your health insurance is provided by ACE Insurance and your Pharmacy plan is provided by Medco. If you have questions regarding your enrollment, your card, or the plan, please contact Collegiate Insurance Resources at 1-800-322-9901 for assistance.
Waiving Health Insurance (DOMESTIC STUDENTS ONLY)
If you have private insurance with comparable coverage, you have until September 14, 2012 to waive the school plan by going to waiving health insurance. Applying for a waiver does not automatically waive you out of the plan. You will be contacted by the insurance carrier if there are questions regarding your waiver. If you do not waive by September 14, 2012deadline, you will be responsible for the fee.
You are REQUIRED to enroll in the school-sponsored plan as part of your enrollment at NYU-Poly regardless of your number of credits enrolled in for the semester. You will be charged $468 for the fall 2012 semester. You must print your updated insurance card by September 15, 2012. We encourage you to go online between July 1, 2012 and September and select the enroll link. We ask that you confirm your enrollment, providing your current address, and other information requested. At the end of this process, you can print out your student health insurance ID card for the 2012-13 academic year.
Part-Time Domestic Students Newly Enrolled for Fall 2012
For domestic students enrolled in fewer than nine credits, school-sponsored insurance is optional. If you do not want coverage, you do not have to do anything. If you would like toenroll, you can enroll online. The fee for Fall 2012 part-time students is $468 for coverage from August 24, 2012 to January 1, 2013.
Spouses and Children
If you're enrolled in the NYU-Poly-sponsored insurance plan, you may also enroll your dependent children (up to and including 19 years) or spouses who reside with you. To enroll dependents, you must enroll online by October 1, 2012.
A voluntary discount program is available to all NYU-Poly students. It provides students, and those within their household, with discounts on the following services: vision care, dental care, prescription drugs, chiropractic care, alternative medicine, hearing services, vitamins and nutritional supplements, and a national fitness program. Discounts range from 10-50% depending upon the services utilized. The annual cost is $29. Again, this is a discount program and is not health insurance. For more information visit Best Benefits Discount Program.
Through our affiliation with NYU, the College of Denistry Stu-Dent plan is now available to NYU-Poly students. This program is not associated with the NYU-Poly student health insurance plan.
What is Stu-Dent?
The Stu-Dent plan offered by New York University College of Dentistry provides quality, hassle-free dental services to restore and maintain your teeth and gums – at a time in your life when it is critical to do so. It provides treatment at convenient times and in a convenient location, making it easy to fit dental care into your busy schedule. Its low enrollment fee is less than it would cost to visit us just once for a check-up, cleaning, and x-ray.