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Confirming NU-SHIP Enrollment

Follow the instructions below to enroll (or confirm your annual re-enrollment), in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP) via CAESAR. For more information on student health insurance, visit:

Please note: Northwestern University requires all degree-seeking international students – students holding a J-1 or F-1 U.S. visa – to maintain enrollment in the NU Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP) for the entire time they are studying at Northwestern).

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Step 1

Navigate to the CAESAR login page and sign in using your NetID and password. The CAESAR homepage appears.

Step 2

On the CAESAR Homepage, click the Profile tile.

CAESAR Homepage

Step 3

Click on Student Health Insurance in the left hand menu.

The Northwestern Student Health Insurance page appears. Review the Northwestern insurance requirements before proceeding.

Step 4

Select Confirm my enrollment to enroll in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP) by placing your cursor inside the “○” radiobox provided to the left of the text. Press Continue to proceed. 

Step 5

Click on the checkbox to the left of “Certificate of Accuracy”; enter a Parent/Spouse/Other Email Address in the box provided (optional) and press Submit

Step 6  

When the message below appears click Yes to enroll in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance plan. Or click No to cancel and return to the Coverage Selection Form.

Step 7  

Congratulations – you have successfully enrolled in the NU Student Health Insurance Plan!

Press Printer Friendly Page to print a copy of your enrollment for your records; press  to return to your CAESAR home page or press Return to Insurance Options to make a change to your selection.

Please note: all modifications must be made by the enrollment deadline for your term of entry (October 1 for Fall enrollees).

  • For detailed medical coverage info, download a copy of the NU-SHIP Plan Design & Benefits Summary
  • To review your bill on CAESAR (note: the billing cycle runs on the 10th of each month), navigate to your homepage Select the My Account Tile > View My Account. An itemized charge for the Student Health Insurance plan will appear on your Northwestern University Customer Account (after you have processed your registration).

Step 8 

To ensure account security, when you have completed your transaction, from top right of the CAESAR banner, click  and select Sign out to exit your session. Close your browser.

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