2018-19 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:

Spring Open Enrollment: Feb. 1 – March 31, 2019

  • Only 6-month plans (March 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2019) 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.

Fall Open Enrollment: Aug. 1  Oct. 1, 2019

  • 12-month plans (Sept. 1, 2019 – Aug. 31, 2020) and 6-month plans (Sept. 1, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020) available

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

For detailed plan benefit information:

2018-2019 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 $258.54 $384.04 $41.65 $81.37
Student + Spouse $172.94 $338.80 $513.92 $763.44 $80.92 $158.36
Student + Children $191.97 $376.12 $655.74 $974.15 $90.56 $177.27
Family $248.70 $487.34 $989.17 $1,469.47 $130.65 $255.87