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Student Health Insurance Benefits

Saint Louis University partners with Aetna Student Health to administer the University Health Plan (UHP) to students, graduate assistants and residents enrolled at SLU. Medical, prescription, vision and travel benefits are provided. SLU's student health insurance plan is fully insured and compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read below to find details about the benefits.

SLU's student health insurance has no pre-existing condition exclusions and there are no waiting periods. Dependent coverage is also available for eligible participants. Premiums for dependent coverage will be billed to the primary member’s SLU student account.

View the 2024-2025 Benefits at a Glance (PDF)

Optional dental benefits are also available through Aetna.

Medical/Prescription Coverage

The benefit summary below is effective July 1, 2023, for fall 2023 through summer 2024.

View the 23-24 Medical/Prescription Benefit Overview (PDF)

The benefit summary below is effective July 1, 2022, for fall 2022 through summer 2023.

View the 22-23 Medical/Prescription Benefit Overview (PDF)

Prescription Formulary

Prescription benefits are subject to the Aetna Advanced Control formulary. This formulary offers complete information about your prescription insurance benefits, including coverage for specific prescription drugs.

View the Aetna Advanced Control Formulary (PDF)

Vision Coverage

The Aetna Vision Preferred plan is included in the University Health Plan.

View the 23-24 Vision Benefit Overview (PDF)

Travel Benefits

Travel assistance through On Call is included in the University Health Plan.

View the On-Call Travel Assistance Benefits (PDF)

Dental Coverage (Optional/Voluntary) 

Aetna Dental PPO is optional coverage available to SLU students. Payment for elected Aetna Dental PPO coverage will be made directly to Aetna, not Saint Louis University. 

View the 23-24 Dental Benefit Overview (PDF)