Opting-Out & Opting-In

IMPORTANT: The Opt in/Opt Out link for the Fall Semester is now closed
**No exceptions will be made if you missed the deadline**

Winter Semester: (enrollments and opt-outs are for new students only) January 1-31, 2019

Health and Dental Opt Out Reimbursement

The Health and Dental Insurance opt out reimbursements by Direct Deposit were sent out. The cheques are were mailed out by November 16, 2018. Please note: Due to the Canada Post Labour Disruption, there may be delays in receiving your mail. If you do not receive your cheque by November 30, 2018, please send an email to: health@utgsu.caYou should have received an application number after you opted-out. That is your confirmation that your opt-out was successful. Please forward the email with the confirmation number, including your student number, to health@utgsu.ca  and we will investigate your reimbursement status.

How to Opt-Out

To opt-out, you must show proof of equivalent insurance (not OHIP). You must opt-out annually, at the beginning of the term you are first registered in. You cannot rejoin the plan after you have opted-out, so check the expiry date on your insurance. Visit www.studentcare.ca to opt-out online.

How to Opt-In

To opt-in your dependents, you must opt them in annually, at the beginning of the term you are first registered in. This is an annual plan.  You cannot opt in your dependents for one semester only. Visit www.studentcare.ca to opt-in online.

To purchase a 12 Month Extension after Graduation please Visit www.studentcare.ca.

Opting-Out and Opting-In Periods

Winter 2019: January 1 – January 31, 2019

Health and Dental Insurance Information for New Students starting in January 2019

IMPORTANT: The January 1-31, 2019 Change of Coverage period is for NEW students only starting their program in January 2019.

Opt-In and Opt-Out Dates: January 1-31, 2019
Link to the Opt-Out site (for NEW Students only): Studentcare.ca
Link to the Opt-In site – for Couple/Family Opt In (for NEW students only): Studentcare.ca
Link to the 12 Month Extension After Graduation Opt In site (for students who are completing in January 2019): Studentcare.ca
Links to the Benefit Booklet for 2018-2019: Studentcare.ca

IMPORTANT: The Health & Dental Insurance Change-of-Coverage  Period  for NEW students only starting in January 2019 is January 1-31,2019. Full-time and part-time graduate students are automatically covered by the UTGSU Health & Dental Plan. There is no waiting period to be enrolled on the plan, however, there is a blackout period for students starting in January (until March 1st) for submitting the claims. The University sends the list of all active students directly to the broker to be uploaded on the Green Shield System after the enrolment period is completed. Please visit our website for more info: www.utgsu.ca/insurance.

Opt-Out Reimbursements

Winter Semester Opt-Out Reimbursements:

The Winter Semester opt-out refunds will be issued during the third week of March after the add/drop period is over. Cheques will also be mailed out during the third week of March.  If you do not receive your cheques by the end of April, please forward the confirmation email you received when you opted out and we will forward it to the broker for investigation.

Remember, you have an option for “direct deposit”. If you wish to use this option, please indicate this on the opt-out form and provide your banking information.

Health and Dental Insurance Plan Coverage After Convocation

If you are currently covered by the UTGSU Health and Dental Insurance Plan, and you graduated in November, your coverage ends on December 31st, 2018 provided you paid the Fall fees.  You are eligible to purchase the 12 Month Extended Coverage.  The Opt in dates are January 1-31, 2019.