Northern Illinois University

Student Insurance Plans for the 2021-2022 School Year

Fall Open Enrollment Begins July 1, 2021

We are pleased to offer Northern Illinois students and their families insurance plans provided by Delta Dental of Illinois, Chubb Insurance and Teladoc. You are not required to participate in the Northern Illinois University Student Health Insurance Plan to enroll in these benefits

Open Enrollment Periods

Fall: July 1 – September 30, 2021 (plan effective date August 1)
  • Spring: January 10 – March 31, 2022 (plan effective date February 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! The DeltaVision plan provides access to the EyeMed Select Network including Contacts Direct,, Target Optical, Pearle Vision and Lenscrafters.

Accident & Sickness

Need extra protection when something happens? This plan provides cash benefits to help cover your deductible and out of pocket expenses not covered by your health insurance.  


Skip the waiting room! Consult with a doctor 24/7/365 from the comfort of your own home with no copay. Teladoc providers are able to treat over 50 non-emergency conditions. 


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