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Family Coverage

Family Add On

Coverage provided through the Student Health and Dental Plan can be extended to a spouse and/or dependent(s). To add eligible dependent(s) complete the sections below and submit this form. The Student will be contacted via email by the Benefit Plan Office of any required supporting documents and fees. All supporting document(s) and fees must be received by the applicable deadline in order for the family add on process to be completed. The Student must also be enrolled in the Student Health and Dental Plan.

IMPORTANT: The fees for Family Add-on are in addition to the student health and dental fee. 

Spouse Eligibility

Spouse is defined as your spouse by marriage or under any other formal union recognized by law, or your common-law spouse. 

Common-Law Spouse is a person who has been living with you in a conjugal relationship continuously for a period of not less than one year or who is the natural or adoptive parent of a child of who you are also the parent.

Spouse means the person who is a resident of Canada, and who is married to the student or a person of either sex who have been continuously cohabitating with the student for a period of at least one year and who is publicly represented as the student’s wife or husband.

Dependent Children Eligibility

Children are defined as your natural children, stepchildren, legally adopted children, and children for whom you/and or your spouse have been appointed as guardian(s) for all purposed pursuant to an Order of the Court. NOTE: if the child is your stepchild or your spouse’s adopted child or a child for whom your spouse has been appointed guardian, both your spouse and the children must reside with you full-time. In addition, the child must be:
  • Unmarried
  • Under 21 years of age and not employed full-time
  • Under 25 years of age, if they are attending a college or university full-time, or
  • Physically or mentally incapable of self-support and became incapable to that extent while entirely dependent on the student for maintenance and support and while eligible under 1) or 2) above
NOTE: Parents, Grandparents, Siblings are not eligible dependents.

2020 - 2021 Family Add-On Fees:
Health (one or more dependent)    $180.00
Dental (one dependent)                $180.00
Dental (two or more dependents)   $360.00

Please read and agree to the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your online Family Add-On form.

Have a safe and healthy year!

Thank you

SAMU Student Benefits Plan Office
10850-104 Ave NW
SA-109A  SAMU Building
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0S5
Phone: 780-497-4675 ♦ Email:

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