Dental Insurance

CU Anschutz Student Dental Insurance Plan - Anthem BCBS

EFFECTIVE 8/1/2023:

Dental and medical coverage will no longer be separated. If you choose to opt in for medical, dental is included in the insurance fee. The dental coverage will be with Anthem Student Advantage, so if you were previously covered under the school dental plan your ID number will be changing.

University of Colorado Anschutz student dental insurance is offered through Anthem BlueCross & BlueShield Dental. All students are eligible to enroll in the dent​al plan, with the exception of certain PhD students in the Graduate Schoo​l who are automatically enrolled in a dental plan as a stipend benefit of their program.  

The 2022-2023 dental insurance policy includes coverage from 8/1/2022-7/31/2023. The dental premiums are assessed by semester via the Bursar's Office for at the start of the Fall semester and the Spring/Summer semester. 

Fall 2 dental insurance fee: $131 

Spring 2023 dental insurance fee: $183

Total cost for coverage from 08/01/2022 - 07/31/2023: $314 (about $26/mo)


The Student Dental Plan offers an affordable option for student dental insurance and includes great benefits like:

  • A $0 deductible for in-network providers
  • Three cleanings per plan year
  • A mobile app to access your ID card and plan anytime
  • 80 percent coverage for most basic services (fillings, root canals, etc.)

Details and Documents:

The Group Number is 196631, and your Member ID is ASU+ Last 6 of Student ID. Ex. If the Student ID is 123456789, the Member ID would be ASU456789

Please go to the Anthem website​ to create your online account and to access your digital ID card. ID cards will not be mailed. 

Review the Summary of Benefits​​​ below for a quick reference of the benefits offered in this plan

Customer Care Number: 1-855-769-1467

Claims Address: ​​Dental Claims & INQ: PO Box 1115, Minneapolis, MN 55440

The Spring 2023 dental insurance enrollment will be available 12/27/2022 - 02/07/2023.

PhD Graduate School Stipend Dental Insurance

Students enrolled in a Regent-approved stipend PhD Graduate School program on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are automatically enrolled in a dental plan provided through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. 

Current Programs Automatically Enrolled: 

  • ​BMSC-Biomedical Sciences (aka BSP)
  • CANB-Cancer Biology
  • CSDV-Cell Biology, Stem Cells and Development
  • CPBS-Computational Bioscience
  • HMGG-Human Medical Genetics and Genomics (aka HMGP)
  • IMMU-Immunology
  • IPHY-Integrated Physiology
  • MSTP-Medical Scientist Training Program
  • MICB-Microbiology (aka MICR)
  • MOLB-Molecular Biology
  • NRSC-Neuroscience
  • PHCL-Pharmacology
  • RHSC-Rehabilitation Science
  • STBB-Structural Biology and Biochemistry

All other programs are welcome to self enroll through the link below during the enrollment period.

The Group Number is 196631A001 and your Member ID is ASU+ Last 6 of Student ID. Ex. If the Student ID is 123456789, the Member ID would be ASU456789.

Please go to the Anthem website to create your online account and access your digital ID card.

Anthem Dental Claims & Inquiries: PO Box 1115, Minneapolis, MN 55440

Customer Care Number: 1-855-769-1467