ULSU Health and Dental Plan

Information & Forms for the ULSU Health & Dental Plan

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Automatically enrolled

All full-time students at the University of Lethbridge are automatically enrolled in the ULSU Health and Dental Plans. Health benefits cost $136.35 and dental benefits cost $111.10 for the benefit year.

If you have alternative insurance benefits, you may OPT-OUT of the ULSU Plans. To OPT-OUT online please click here 

The Fall 2016 opt-out deadline is September 23, 2016.  Online opt-out opens July 27, 2016.

Benefits run September 1 to August 31 for Fall registration. Spring registration runs from January 1 to August 31.

Part time students and family add ons

Part time students are not automatically registered on the ULSU plans but may add onto the benefit plans.  To add onto the plans students must submit an add on form and make payment at the Students' Union Office.

Students with dependants may add family members onto the benefit plans. Benefits run from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017.  Family add on forms and payment are accepted at the Students' Union Office, SU180.

Direct2U Pharmacy

  • Direct2U Pharmacies is an accredited prescription service that will deliver your prescriptions to you via FedEx for next day delivery.  It is simple, easy, safe, and can save you money.
  • Prescriptions can be sent to your home address or to the ULSU Health & Dental Plan  Administrators office in the Students’ Union and you can pick them up there.
  • Students on the ULSU plan using Direct2U Pharmacy will have generic prescriptions covered to 100% and brand name prescriptions covered to 80%
  • Students on the ULSU plan who use other pharmacies will have generic prescriptions covered 80% and brand prescriptions covered to 50%.

For information on the Direct2U Pharmacy contact Shelley Tuff at 403-329-2039 or su.health@uleth.ca

To register for Direct2U click HERE.

Travel Benefits

  • The ULSU Health plan has out-of-country/province emergency travel benefits.  Students will be covered for up to $5,000,000 and 365 days.
  • Students going on exchange or work study can extend their travel insurance benefits for the duration of their exchange/ work study  plus 60 days for travelling at no extra cost.

For more information contact our Health & Dental Administrator Shelley Tuff at (403) 329-2039 or email at su.health@uleth.ca