2017-18 Dental & Vision Insurance Options

All students – regardless of whether or not they are enrolled in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP), may enroll in optional dental and/or vision coverage.

Students can choose from two dental plans, a DHMO and a PPO, and a vision PPO plan, offered through Delta Dental of Illinois.

Enroll in Dental or Vision Coverage

2 Open Enrollment Periods

Fall Open Enrollment: Aug. 1 – Oct. 1, 2017

  • 12-month plans (Sept. 1, 2017 – Aug. 31, 2018) and 6-month plans (Sept. 1, 2017 – Feb. 28, 2018) available

Spring Open Enrollment: Feb. 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018

  • Only 6-month plans (March 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2018) available 

Please note: if you enroll after the start of the coverage period (either Sept. 1 or March 1), your coverage will begin on the day your payment is processed by Delta Dental.

Click here to enroll in dental or vision coverage through DeltaDental.

For detailed plan benefit information:

2017-2018 Premiums

DeltaCare DHMO Delta PPO Plus Premier DeltaVision Select
Duration 6 months 12 months 6 months 12 months 6 months 12 months
Student $90.12 $176.41 $253.47 $376.50 $41.65 $81.37
Student + Spouse $172.94 $338.80 $503.85 $748.49 $80.92 $158.36
Student + Children $191.97 $376.12 $642.88 $954.99 $90.56 $177.27
Family $248.70 $487.34 $969.76 $1,440.68 $130.65 $255.87