Vision Plan

We offer an optional vision plan, managed by Vision Service Plan (VSP), to all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, including their eligible dependents.  

Benefit descriptions, including copays, are outlined in the Vision Benefits Summary (.pdf).


For undergraduate students and returning graduate students, the annual enrollment period will begin on May 16 and end on June 30. For new graduate students, the annual enrollment period will begin on June 16. The enrollment period will end on June 30 for all students and their eligible dependents. You can enroll yourself and your dependents through MyUHS for coverage from August 1 to July 31.  


The fees vary from year to year, and are contingent upon who is covered under the plan.

2023-24 Annual 12 Month Cost:

  • Student only: $58
  • Student & spouse: $93 
  • Student & child(ren): $95
  • Student, spouse & child(ren): $153

VSP Member Website

Once enrolled in the vision plan, you can visit the VSP website to view your benefits, find a VSP doctor and learn about member resources. For more information, call VSP Member Services  at 1-800-877-7195. When registering online, use your PUID # (TigerCard ID #), not your social security number.

Additional membership offers, including discounts on LASIK, sunglasses and glasses, and more can be found on the VSP website.

VSP Custom Provider Directory

If you wish to find an eye doctor located within 12 miles of campus, consult the VSP Custom Provider Directory (.pdf). Alternatively, you may visit the VSP website and use the "Find a Doctor" search by location, using the zip code "08544".

Out-of-Network Claims

The vision plan also provides reimbursement (up to allowable limits) for out-of-network services, if you submit the VSP Out-of-Network Claim Form (.pdf) electronically or by mail. These services need to be paid in full before filing a claim for reimbursement.