Vision Benefits

VSP provides Seattle University’s vision coverage to faculty/staff and their families enrolled in a University-provided medical benefit plan. You are automatically enrolled in the no-premium 'core' vision plan. You can choose to instead pay for enrolling in the 'enhanced' vision plan. If you decline medical coverage, you will not receive VSP vision coverage.

VSP is a PPO plan that covers both in-network and out–of-network providers. You will receive the highest level of benefit using in-network providers. You can find a list of network providers at www.vsp.com

Below is a brief outline of the benefits provided. Refer to the Certificate of Coverage for a comprehensive description of plan benefits. Under all circumstances, the Certificate of Coverage will take precedence over information contained on this website. 

BenefitCore Vision PlanEnhanced Vision Plan
Exam  (once each 12 months) $20 copay $20 copay
Lenses (once each 12 months) 100% for single vision, bifocal, trifocal and lenticular lenses 100% for single vision, bifocal, trifocal and lenticular lenses
Frames $130 allowance (once each 24 months) plus 20% off any out-of-pocket cost $250 allowance (once each 12 months) plus 20% off any out-of-pocket cost
Contact lenses (in lieu of glasses)
Exam (once each 12 months) Not to exceed $60 copay Not to exceed $60 copay
Elective (once each 12 months) $130 allowance $250 allowance