Effective Dates and Costs

NUSHP plans are effective the term that a student meets the minimum qualifications outlined by the State of Massachusetts. Students with a comparable domestic insurance plan are given the opportunity to waive NUSHP the term they meet the qualifications via the me.Northeastern student portal once they have been billed for NUSHP, please see Waiver page. Eligible students need to waive each academic year. Student who wish to enroll dependents are able to do so, however there is additional rates for them. Once enrolled in the plan, student must stay for the full policy period, September 1 to August 31. After the waiver deadline, the premium is not adjusted for any reason. 

Yearly Rates & Coverage Periods

The following rates are for eligible students and their dependents for academic year 2022-2023. These rates can be prorated depending on when they have a qualifying event for students and their dependents. For more information about adding dependents please go to our enrollment page.

Annual Coverage Period: September 1, 2022 to August, 31, 2023
Student $ 2,499.00
Spouse $ 6,120.00
Child $ 4,079.00
Winter and Spring Coverage Period: January 1, 2023 to August, 31, 2023
Student $ 1,664.00
Spouse $ 4,074.00
Child $ 2,716.00
* Some CPS Graduate students have a different Coverage start date for the Spring. The start of the coverage is April 1, 2023 until August 31, 2023. Cost will be $ 1,048.00 for students. To get cost for dependents email us to get those rates. 
Full Summer and Summer I Coverage Period: May 1, 2023 to August, 31, 2023
Student $ 842.00
Spouse $ 2,062.00
Child $ 1,375.00
Summer II Coverage Period: July 1, 2023 to August, 31, 2023
Student $ 424.00
Spouse $ 1,040.00
Child $ 693.00


Monthly Rates


The following rates apply to the specific eligible populations required to be on campus prior to the start of their program’s standard academic year of 2022-2023. Those who are eligible for the early arrival rate must complete the petition to enroll form located on the Forms Page.


Early Arrival (Athletes, RAs, SGAs, International)
Monthly Rate
Student $ 208.25


Graduate, CPS, and PTE students enrolled in NUSHP will also be charged the Health Center fee and can be eligible for services at University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS). See the table below for the rates that would be added to your account. Once enrolled in NUSHP, the UHCS fee is mandatory with your enrollment in NUSHP and cannot be waived. If a student waives NUSHP, the Health Center fee will also be waived, and the student will not have access to services at UHCS. However, students who waive NUSHP have the option of requesting to be billed the Health Center fee to allow access to UHCS services by completing the UHCS Access Request Form located on the Forms Page. Visit the UHCS web site for additional information on services provided at the center.

Fall Semester Spring Semester Winter Quarter Spring Quarter Summer Semester Summer Quarter
Graduate $ 225.00 $ 135.00 $ 74.00
CPS $ 225.00 $ 169.00 $ 113.00 $ 56.00

Midyear Adjustment

Students that finished their degree requirements in December and officially graduate in January, as well as students who are exchange students for only one semester; may request a midyear adjustment in January. This request cannot be used for students who wish to cancel NUSHP. Once a student is enrolled in NUSHP, they must remain on the plan until the end of the coverage year. Requests will not be reviewed until degrees are conferred in January. The deadline to submit this request is January 31, 2023. If requested the health plan would terminate effective January 31, 2023 and a prorated credit would be posted to their account. Refunds will be processed after certificate of graduation is confirmed, typically by the end of February. The request form can be found on the Forms Page.

The following link has more helpful information on requesting a refund:   studentfinance.northeastern.edu/policies-procedures/student-refund-requests/

Midyear Adjustment for 2022-2023
Adjustment Rate $ 1,451.00