Enrollment Information

Fall 2021 Enrollment Period Is *CLOSED*


Spring 2022 Enrollment Period:  January 14th - February 25th

All opt-out requests must be received during this period to qualify for waiver review. 

If you successfully opted out during the Fall Enrollment Period and wish to remain opted out, you do not need to take any action.  

Students will receive (6) weekly emails during the Enrollment Period, outlining all of the options and resources available to them.  Please pay attention to these emails and contact our office with any questions.  


Important Dates

Spring 2022 Enrollment/Change Period:  January 14th - February 25th  (**All changes MUST be made during this Period**)

Spring 2022 Coverage Period:  January 15th - May 13th

Reinstating Coverage

If you opted out of UIUC Student Health Insurance for Fall of 2021 and wish to now enroll for coverage, you can do so here: UIUC Reinstatement Form 2020

Enrollment Form

The Enrollment Form must be filled out during the Enrollment/Change period, prior to adding dependents or printing off your ID Card.  

Visit:  https://studentcenter.uhcsr.com/illinois


If you need to receive medical services prior to the end of the Enrollment Period, please complete and submit this form.  Otherwise, you will be auto-enrolled on the 1st day following the end of the Enrollment Period.  

Opting Out of Coverage

Students needing to opt-out for Fall must complete the Waiver Form:


In order for a Waiver to be approved, students must provide proof of being actively enrolled in a comparable plan.  

Comparable Requirements: 

  • Must be a US-based plan with a US phone number.
  • Coverage must be effective on or before the 1st day of the Semester and extend through the remainder of the Academic Year. 
  • Must provide access to in-Network emergent AND non-emergent care within a 50 mile radium of the UIUC campus. 
  • Must be compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
    • Including but not limited to: 
      • unlimited lifetime benefits
      • no restrictions on preexisting conditions
      • provides benefits for mental health care services

Once a Waiver has been approved, allow 7-10 business days for the fee to be refunded. 

If your waiver request was denied, and you believe this decision was reached in error, you must contact UnitedHealthcare StudentResources. 

Note:  Approved waivers apply only to the Academic Year during which they were approved.  If you were approved for a waiver during the 2020-2021 Academic Year and wish to remain opted-out of UIUC's plan, you must repeat the Opt-Out process for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Adding a Dependent

You must first confirm your enrollment with UnitedHealthcare by filling out the enrollment form /links-and-forms. Once that has been completed you will be able to follow the instructions for dependent verifications.

At least one of the documents listed below must be provided for each dependent, in English, prior to their enrollment being completed.


Acceptable Documents to add dependents:

Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate, 1040 Tax Return (1st and last pages w/signatures), J1 or F1 Visa (needs to include dependents name), Civil Union Certificate, Military Discharge Papers, MD Attestation for disabled dependents over the age of 26), Guardianship Court Order or Letter signed by a judge, awarding legal guardianship.


Domestic Partnership- at least 3 of the below documents must be submitted:

Joint Mortgage or Lease, Life Insurance Beneficiary Designation, Primary Beneficiary (Will) Designation, Domestic Partnership Agreement, Power of Attorney of Property and/or Health Care, Joint Ownership of either a motor vehicle, checking account or credit card.


Extending Coverage

If you are not enrolled for classes for an individual Semester and wish to extend your coverage, you can purchase an Extension.  You must have been covered during the previous Semester to be eligible.

 Visit: Student Health Insurance Extension


Continuing Coverage After Graduation

If you were enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan, and wish to continue coverage after graduation, you can purchase coverage for up for 90 days (30-day increments).  Please login to your My Account through the UHCSR website: https://www.uhcsr.com/school-page .  Click on "Actions". 

ID Cards

UnitedHealthcare StudentResources (UHCSR) will NOT automatically send you an insurance ID Card.  You must create a MyAccount through UHCSR, and from there you will be able to print your ID Card. https://www.uhcsr.com/school-year

Undergraduate Policy

2021-2022 Undergraduate Summary Brochure

Graduate Policy

2021-2022 Graduate Summary Brochure

Rx List

Prescription Drug List as of May 2021