Vision Plans and Rates

2021 Benefits Open Enrollment is Here!

The 2021-2022 Benefits Open Enrollment period takes place April 28 through May 26, 2021. Visit to get started with enrolling in or making changes to your benefits, find the summary guide to benefits, and discover more resources.

COVID-19: Contacting the Benefits Department

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Human Resources is working remotely until further notice. During this time, Craig Hall is not open to the public; walk-ins will not be accepted and forms cannot be dropped off in-person or faxed. During this time, we recommend submitting all requests and inquiries online in lieu of sending physical mail or leaving phone messages.

If you have a Benefits-related inquiry, including the submission of forms or documentation, the quickest way to receive assistance is to submit an online request. You can also call the Benefits Department at 833-852-2210.

All information presented on this page, including links to plan documents and descriptions, is specific to the plan year of July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

Information for the 2021-2022 plan year will be available by July 1, 2021.

Pitt's vision coverage is offered through two vision plan options through Davis Vision, one of the nation's largest vision care providers.

For more information please contact Davis Vision online or call 1-877-923-2847 (prior to enrollment) or 1-800-999-5431 (current participants).

Vision Plan and Descriptions

View the current plan year's rates 

Fashion Excellence Plan

This plan allows all participants to receive a comprehensive eye examination, one pair of eyeglass lenses and an allowance for frames OR a contact lenses evaluation and fitting, along with an allowance for contact lenses every 12 months from the last date of service.

Benefit GuideSummary Plan Description

Designer Gold Plan

The Designer Gold Plan is a "buy-up" option from the base Fashion Excellence Plan. Designer Gold Plan participants enjoy a greater allowance toward the cost of frames or contact lenses, in addition to 100 percent coverage of eye examinations every 12 months from the last date of service.

Benefit Guide | Summary Plan Description

Visit Davis Vision online for additional resources.

Vision Benefit Providers

Benefits eligibility and listings of participating providers and services may be found on the Davis Vision website.

To locate participating providers in the Davis Vision network
  1. Go to
  2. Click on "Members"
  3. Under the box "Open enrollment/Discount plan" enter:
    • Client Code 4228 for the Fashion Excellence Plan
    • Client Code 4583 for the Designer Gold Plan


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