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Student Health Insurance Options

The college strongly recommends that students purchase health insurance.


1.     Do you Need Health Insurance?

·       Affordable Care Act Navigators and Certified Application Counselors will be available on campus (Monday- Thursday) to help you understand your health insurance options, and assist you in finding the best coverage that will meet your needs. All tabling times are from 10:00am – 5:00pm*

· Location-  3rd Floor West Lobby (near Cafeteria)
· Participanting Insurance Companies: Fidelis Care, United Health, and NADAP.

·       *Schedule is subject to change without prior notification due to emergency or other unforeseeable conflicts .


For further information about Health Insurance please click here.



1. Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare)


  • For information on the Affordable Care Act and the NY State of Health health insurance exchange click here.

  • Affordable Care Act Navigators (ACA) and Certified Application Counselors (CAC) will be on campus to answer your questions and to enroll you, if eligible, for free or low cost health insurance.  The schedule detailing when the ACA's and CAC's will be on campus is forthcoming.  The schedule will include a list of which documents you should bring to help determine eligibility. Please visit our website again to continue to check for the updated Fall schedule.

2. International Students

  • Click here for more information on Affordable Health Care specifically for international students (Also available in Spanish).
  • Click here for more information regarding health insurance requirements for international students.
  • Click here for additional health insurance options for international students. 

3. Dental Care

  • Stu-Dent is dental plan offered through New York University College of Dentistry created for college students.


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DISCLAIMER: Hunter College is not responsible for any bills acquired by any of these agencies listed above. The identification of these agencies does not imply approval, warrant the accuracy of any information, or endorse any opinions expressed by any of these outside organizations. This list is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen.





Contact Us

Health Services
t: 212.772.4800
f: 212.650.3254 or 212.396.6703
Room 307, Hunter North

Health Promotion & Education
t: 212.772.4909
Room 307, Hunter North

t: 212.772.4931
Room 1123, Hunter East

For assistance after 5:30 pm, or in the case of an on-campus emergency, please call
Public Safety at 212.772.4444
. In the case of an off-campus emergency, call 911.

DISCLAIMER: Our provision of links to external websites does not imply approval, warrant the
accuracy of any information, or endorse any opinions expressed on any of the external websites.