Voluntary Student Dental Plan

If you are enrolled or will be enrolled in the Student Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) and are looking for information on SHBP dental benefits and the optional Dental Buy-Up Plan, find more information here.

The Voluntary Student Dental Plan (VSDP) will not be offered for the 2019-2020 plan year. If you are currently enrolled in the VSDP, your coverage will terminate on August 31, 2019.

The VSDP provides year-round dental care that's sure to keep your smile healthy and your wallet happy. The Office of Student Health Benefits has partnered with Delta Dental to provide this service, giving enrollees:

  • The freedom to choose from thousands of providers
  • Preventive dental care covered 100% at participating providers
  • Benefit of up to $1,200 per plan year

Coverage Dates

Coverage Period Dates
2018-2019 academic year September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019

The plan cannot be cancelled after the open enrollment period ends and coverage will remain through the plan year.

Cost

Coverage Period Plan Cost
2018-2019 academic year $496 ($248/semester)

The cost of the plan is $496. For students who are enrolled both fall and spring semesters, the premium will be billed in two installments of $248.

Graduate Assistants

You have dental coverage through the graduate assistant plan.

Questions? Contact Us.

Contact the Office of Student Health Benefits with any questions you have or to request a printed copy of the detailed plan brochures or forms.

Phone: 612-624-0627 or 1-800-232-9017
Fax: 612-626-5183 or 1-800-624-9881
Email: umshbo@umn.edu