University of Chicago

Student Insurance Plans for the 2023-2024 School Year

Spring Open Enrollment Begins February 1, 2024

We are pleased to offer University of Chicago students and their dependents insurance plans provided by MetLife and Delta Dental of Illinois. You are not required to participate in the University of Chicago Student Health Insurance Plan to enroll in dental or vision coverage.

Open Enrollment Period

  • Fall: August 1 – October 13, 2023 (plan effective date September 1)
  • Spring: February 1 – April 5, 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! You have three dental options to choose from. The MetLife plans allow you to see any provider in the country.  The DeltaCare plan is an affordable option for students looking to see a provider in Illinois.  


Keep your eyes on the prize! Choose from thousands of participating professionals including Costco Optical, Walmart Vision and Sam’s Club Optical.  Order online at Visionworks, 1-800 contacts, and


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