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Student Health and Wellness Center - Emergency Resources

Due to ongoing administrative development, we will be closed from 2–3 p.m. every Tuesday.

Nearest Hospital

During non-business hours, including weekends, you have several options for crisis and emergency situations. All of these options are available 24 hours per day, every day of the week, including holidays.

  • City of Chicago Emergency
    911

For emergencies you can also go to an emergency room at a local hospital.

Student Assistance Plan

Aetna Student Health Insurance crisis line: 1.877.351.7889

The Aetna Student Assistance Program (SAP) is a confidential service provided to you free by IL Tech. This service is available to all IL Tech students (i.e., Chicago-Kent College of Law, VanderCook, the Institute of Design, Stuart School of Business, and Shimer College), including those who do not have Aetna health insurance. You can access these services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through the "Eligible Members" log in box on the right.

Aetna Student Assistance Plan can help you better manage daily activities and emotional concerns by providing services such as*:

Toll-free access to trained clinicians who can confidentially help you with issues such as: stress, depression, addictions, eating disorders, relationship issues, and other emotional concerns.

Referrals to an affiliate Aetna provider (clinician) who can provide face-to-face counseling as needed.

Referrals to personal services such as: fitness centers, laundry services, pet care providers, personal trainers, etc.

An interactive web site that provides information on college selection and funding, physical and emotional health (e.g., depression, eating disorders, alcohol or substance abuse), academic success, financial matters (e.g., credit/debt), legal issues (e.g., landlord/tenant) daily life, discounts and childcare information for students with children.

*The actual services provided vary with the plan purchased. Please log-in to view your available benefits.

Website: www.aetnasap.com

The school ID is IIT.

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On - Call Travel Assistance

Coverage anywhere – at school, home or traveling, plus you are covered in the summer.

24/7 worldwide medical information & assistance Pre-Trip Plans

  • Medical Monitoring
  • Medical/Dental/Pharmacy Referral
  • Hospital Deposit Arrangements
  • Prescription Drug Replacement Assistance
  • Dispatch of Physician
  • Unlimited Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Unlimited Medical Repatriation
  • Visit by Family Member/Friend during hospitalization
  • $2,500 Emergency Return Home in the event of death or life threatening illness of a parent or sibling

Travel Assistance 24/7 Emergency Travel Arrangements

  • Translation Assistance
  • Emergency Travel Funds Assistance
  • Lost Luggage and Travel Documents Assistance
  • Assistance with Replacement of Credit Card/Travelers Checks
  • Medical/Dental/Pharmacy Referral Service
  • Hospital Deposit Arrangements
  • Dispatch of Physician
  • Emergency Medical Record Assistance
  • Legal Referral
  • Bail Bonds Assistance

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