The University currently offers full-time employees the option to enroll in the vision plan, provided by EyeMed Vision Care, or electing no coverage at all.


The Employee pays the full premium for Vision Insurance. The amount of the premium depends upon the plan option selected by the employee.

In addition to independent providers, EyeMed offers five of the top seven optical retailers for eye care and eyewear services:

  • LensCrafters
  • Sears Optical
  • Target Optical
  • JC Penney Optical
  • Pearle Vision (many locations)

Dependents under age 26 will be eligible for vision coverage until the end of the calendar month he/she turns 26, regardless of student and marital status.

For more information and for a complete list of providers near you use “Find a Provider” on and choose the SELECT network drop down menu and enter zip code request or call 866.299.1358.

Each year, Annual Enrollment is provided in November during which time employees may elect to change plans with the change being effective on the subsequent January 1.

Summary Plan Description


Phone Number
Levermore Hall, 203
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