Student Health Benefit Plan

The Student Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) is a cost-effective, comprehensive health plan designed to meet the unique needs of students.

Health plan network and claims administration services for the SHBP are provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), giving you access to thousands of providers and hospitals in its worldwide network. Find plan details, including the benefit brochures and full benefits summaries here.

Key features of the plan include:

  • 100% coverage of essential benefits
  • $250 deductible
  • 80% coverage of eligible expenses after meeting the deductible
  • Access to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota worldwide network
  • Preventive and periodontal dental benefits for the primary member (student) - additional coverage can be purchased through the Dental Buy-Up Plan
  • Year-round coverage


Contact the Office of Student Health Benefits with questions regarding:

  • Eligibility
  • Enrollment/Cancelation
  • Termination Dates
  • Billing

Phone: 612-624-0627 or 1-800-232-9017
Fax: 612-626-5183 or 1-800-624-9881
Email: [email protected] 

Contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota with questions regarding:

  • Coverage and services
  • In-network providers
  • Resources to help manage your health

Phone: 651-662-5004 or 1-866-870-0348

Contact Delta Dental of Minnesota with questions regarding:

  • Dental benefits
  • Dental coverage and services
  • In-network dental providers
  • Dental claims

Phone: 651-406-5916 or 800-553-9536 (toll-free)
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. CST