2.1.2 Eligibility for Student Health Service Benefits
- Individuals enrolled at Illinois State University
for one or more credit hours of on-campus instruction automatically pay
a health fee. This fee covers the cost of most services
available in the Student Health Service to the beginning of the
next semester or summer session.
- Regardless of their summer enrollment status, students who
pay a spring semester health fee and indicate an intent to
return for fall semester classes may receive Student Health
Service benefits during the summer on a prepaid or fee-for-service
- Students who take all courses as audits without credit
including students working on master’s thesis or doctoral
dissertation may receive Student Health Service benefits on a
prepaid or fee-for-service basis. The Student Health Service must be
receive prepayment by the fifteenth day during fall and spring
semesters and by the eighth day in the summer.
- A medical history must be filed with the Student Health Service prior to or on the first service visit.
Students from other post-secondary institutions for
whom a specific service agreement has been formalized are eligible to
receive student health services.
Faculty and Staff
The following services are provided for University employees:
- Treatment of on-the-job injuries and occupational illnesses under provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.
- Occupational screenings and immunizations are available for
a fee which has been negotiated between the Student Health
Service and various departments within the University.
- Immunizations, including but not limited to, those needed
to meet ISU student enrollment requirements, international
travel and allergy desensitization injections.
- Visiting scholars are eligible for services upon payment of a Student Health Service fee.
- First aid only will be provided for all other types of illnesses and injuries.
University Guests and Visitors
Service is limited to first aid for injuries sustained
on campus. Additional services may be obtained for members of special
groups (clinics, workshops, sports camps, etc.) by prior
arrangement with the Student Health Service.
Exceptions will be made for:
- Preview students who will be provided services while on campus.
- Family members of Preview students and family members of
Illinois State University students who will be provided
services and assessed fee-for-service charges.
Spouse/Domestic Partner of Students
Spouse/Domestic Partner of students are entitled to services under the following circumstances:
- The student is enrolled and assessed a health fee.
- The additional health fee for the spouse/domestic partner is paid by the fifteenth calendar day of classes.
- The spouse/domestic partner files a medical history with
the Student Health Service on or before his/her first service
NOTE: First aid is the administration, by a nurse, of
emergency assistance to individuals who have been injured or
otherwise disabled, prior to transportation to a hospital or other
First aid is simple, temporary measures for basis
stabilization of a wound, limb or person, etc. Examples of first aid
measures include, but are not limited to, pressure bandaging,
application of ice, flushing (e.g., body parts), provision of
basic life support (in this instance, a physician would be present until
patient released to emergency transport personnel).