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Insurance Coverage During Clinical Experiences and Student Teaching

Teacher candidates must have adequate health/accident insurance in force while participating in a clinical experience or student teaching. Coverage must be either privately procured or obtained through the University Group Health Insurance Plan.

In addition, the following applies:

  • any medical/dental expenses incurred while participating in clinical experiences are the sole responsibility of the teacher candidate. lllinois State University, the Board of Regents or their agents, or employees are not responsible for these expenses.
  • if you register for nine or more credit hours, you will be automatically assessed for, and included in, the student group insurance plan.
  • if you are registered for fewer than nine hours, you are eligible to purchase student group insurance.