Student Benefit Plans

Student Benefit Plans

Student Insurance Plans for the 2020-2021 School Year

Select From One of Our participating schools

Select From One of Our participating schools

Fall Open Enrollment begins August 1, 2020

We are pleased to offer Northwestern students and their families insurance plans provided by Delta Dental of Illinois, Chubb Insurance and MD Live.  You are eligible to enroll in the Delta Dental PPO or DeltaCare DHMO plan, DeltaVision plan, and the NU-Supplement Accident and Sickness plan. You also have access Behavioral Health and Dermatology through MD Live.  You do not need to participate in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP) to enroll in one of these plans.

Open Enrollment Periods

  • Fall: August 1st – October 31st, 2020 (plan effective September 1st)
  • Spring: February 1st – April 30th, 2021 (plan effective March 1st)
  You must enroll during one of the open enrollment periods. However, if you have a qualifying life event you may be eligible for a special enrollment.  Please refer to our F.A.Q. page for more information.    

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The Delta Dental PPO Plan provides students with a nationwide network of dentists to choose from.  The DeltaCare DHMO Plan provides access to dentists in Illinois and includes coverage for orthodontics.


The DeltaVision plan provides students with access to EyeMed’s national network of vision providers.  Students can also take advantage of online ordering options through Contacts Direct and


The Accident and Sickness Hospital Indemnity Insurance provides cash benefits for certain accidental injuries, hospitalizations or unexpected expenses related to a hospitalization.

MD Live

MD Live provides convenient access to video, voice, and mobile virtual healthcare services.  Students can access a doctor, counselor, dermatologist by secure video or phone.


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