Winter Semester: (enrollments and opt-outs are for new students only) January 1-31, 2019
Health and Dental Opt Out Reimbursement
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.
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.