Insurance and Immunization Requirements


All NJCU students are required to have insurance. NJCU has an insurance plan for international students through International Student Insurance. Coverage is mandatory for the entire time you are in the US.

  • Cost: $120/month
  • Coverage includes:
  • Local network of healthcare providers
  • $300 towards mandatory vaccinations
  • $25 doctor office visit
  • $250 hospital stay
  • 50% drug prescriptions
  • Other benefits

Plan Details (pdf)
Waiving Insurance

You may waive NJCU insurance if you have another coverage that meets the following requirements:

  • Insurance must have a local US network of health care providers that accept the coverage;
  • Coverage must be at least $100,000 per accident or illness;
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000;
  • Medical evacuation coverage in the amount of $50,000; and
  • Deductibles not to exceed $500 per accident or illness.
  • Zero coinsurance for in-network providers


All students submit proof of required immunizations before starting classes at NJCU. Students will not be allowed to live in university housing without proof of meningitis immunization**.

Health and Immunization forms (pdf) 

Please submit your completed health form to

** Note: Not all types of meningitis immunizations are acceptable in the US. Acceptable types are listed in this pdf document. 

Meningitis acceptable types list (pdf)

NJCU Health and Wellness Center

Information for Accepted Students