Voluntary Dental and Vision Plans

For information regarding the dental and vision discounts provided under the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (administered by Aetna), please visit About the Plan.

 

Dental Insurance

Aetna Student Health is offering a Dental Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan to Columbia University students and their eligible dependents.  Enrollment in this voluntary dental plan is open to all registered students and their eligible dependents.

How to enroll:

Open Enrollment for the 2022-2023 plan year is July 15 - September 30, 2022. Coverage effective dates are August 15, 2022 - August 14, 2023.

To Enroll, please visit Aetna Student Health

Premium:

For customer service assistance with the voluntary dental plan please call 877-238-6200 and reference Policy Number 696730.

Using out-of-network providers will result in higher costs

Your out-of-pocket expenses will be higher when you receive out-of-network benefits. In addition to cost-sharing, You will also be responsible for paying any difference between the allowed amount and the non-participating provider’s charge.

Your savings are best realized using in-network providers. Visit www.aetnastudenthealth.com to find participating providers.

PhD students at Columbia University have two dental plan options.  Please review the details on the Provost's website.

Vision Insurance

Aetna Student Health is offering a Vision Preferred plan to Columbia University students and their eligible dependents for the 2022-23 academic year.  Enrollment in this voluntary Vision plan is open to all registered students and their eligible dependents.

How to Enroll:

Open Enrollment for the 2022-2023 plan year is July 15 - September 30, 2022. Coverage effective dates are August 15, 2022 - August 14, 2023.

To enroll, please visit Aetna Student Health.

Premium:

For customer service assistance with the voluntary vision plan please call 877-973-3238 and reference Group ID 1022457.