Rochester Institute of Technology


Aetna Student Health is sending letters to all RIT students enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan requesting social security numbers. You only need to comply if you are covered under the Student Health Insurance Plan.

Please see the categories below for further information.

STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN: Healthcare Reform (ACA) does require Aetna Student Health to obtain and provide social security numbers for all enrolled members to the IRS. Aetna must make and show proof of three (3) attempts to obtain this member information. Please follow the instructions in the letter or contact Aetna Student Health with any questions at 1-800-878-1927. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Ignore the letter if you do not have a SSN (Social Security Number) or TIN (Tax Identification Number). 

Please make sure to update and report your local address to ensure that you receive this correspondence from Aetna Student Health.

FEDERAL TAX FORM 1095-B: Form 1095-B is used to report certain information to the IRS and to taxpayers about individuals who are covered by minimum essential coverage. Aetna Student Health has issued these letters to members. If you received a 1095-B Form and have a missing or incorrect SSN you may log in to Aetna Navigator to update that information and print out an updated copy of your form.

Step 1: Sign in to (first time users must register)

Step 2: To add or change your SSN, select “Your Profile” in the top right corner

Step 3: Choose “Social Security Number” and then “Add or update your Social Security Number”

Step 4: Make sure to hit SAVE, then select “Messages” from the top

Step 5: Under “Letters & Communications” you will be able to print your corrected 1095-B within 7-10 business days. 


Submitting taxes by mail - The form must be included in your package

E-filing taxes – Enter the information from the 1095-B form on the online tax forms.