Northwestern University

Student Insurance Plans for the 2023-2024 School Year

Fall Open Enrollment Begins August 1, 2023

We are pleased to offer Northwestern University students and their families insurance plans provided by Delta Dental of Illinois and Chubb Insurance. You are not required to participate in the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP) to enroll.

Open Enrollment Period

  • Fall: August 1 – October 31, 2023 (plan effective date September 1)
  • Spring: February 1 – April 15, 2024 (plan effective date March 1)
    •    6-month plans only

You must enroll in coverage during the open enrollment period. If you have a qualifying life event you may be eligible for a special enrollment period. Please refer to our FAQ page for more information.

Smart plans for smart mouths.

Insurance plans


Smile with confidence! The Delta Dental Premier PPO plan provides access to a nationwide network of dentists. The DeltaCare HMO plan includes coverage for orthodontia.


Keep your eyes on the prize! Visit providers nationwide through the DeltaVision EyeMed Select network. You may also order online through Contacts Direct and

Accident & Sickness

Need extra protection when something happens? This plan provides cash benefits to help cover unexpected expenses after an accident or illness requiring hospitalization. 


Get the coverage you need!  Health Insurance ensures that you are protected in the event of an illness or injury. We can assist with finding the best plan to meet your needs. 


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