Health & Dental Plan
The New Plan
What is it?
The SCSU Health & Dental Plan was designed to provide full-time undergraduate students at UTSC with extended coverage for medical and dental services, including but not limited to expenses not covered by basic provincial health coverage such as prescription drugs, dental visits or eye exams.
To determine whether you have been assessed a sessional SCSU society fees as part of your overall compulsory non-academic fees, follow these steps:
Check your Financial Accounts on ROSI/Acorn
- Locate all fees paid for this academic year’s Fall and Winter Sessions
- Locate the fees labeled “SCSU Accidental & Prescription Drug” and “SCSU Dental Plan”
Who is covered?
UTSC undergraduate students, who are enrolled in a minimum of 3 full courses in either the Fall or Winter session and have been assessed their sessional SCSU fees, are automatically enrolled in the SCSU Health & Dental Plan. Co-op students can opt in by visiting SCSU office before September 30, 2016 by 11:59PM (Eastern Time).
YOUR BENEFIT PROVIDERS ARE:
Green Shield Canada (GSC)
- Prescription Drugs, Health, Dental and Travel Benefit Plans
Western Life Assurance Company (Western Life)
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit Plan
The Green Shield Canada STUDENT CENTRE
To learn more about your coverage, please review the Green Shield Canada Benefit Booklet.
This website provides quick and easy access to the information you are looking for, such as:
- Reading and/or downloading your Benefit Plan Booklet
- Locating dental providers in your area who are members of the Student Dental Discount Network (if you have GSC Dental Benefits)
- Locating discount vision and hearing care providers in your area (regardless of whether you have GSC Vision Benefits or not)
- Visit the website here: http://www.greenshield.ca/sites/student/en/what-you-need/Pages/what-does-my-plan-cover.aspx
Need to print a benefits card? Visit the SCSU office or http://www.greenshield.ca/
How to Opt In
The Scarbough Campus Students’ Union benefits plans are supplemental coverage to basic medicare, providing coverage for medical expenses not covered by provincial medicare, such as prescription drugs and dental care. The benefits provided to full time students can be extended to as a spouse and/or dependent children, as well as co-op students on work term or part time students registered with the Accessibility Centre.
Students must return completed forms between September 1 and September 30, 2016.
Students who were not enrolled in the Fall Semester, but will be enrolled in the Winter Semester can opt out of the Winter Semester by returning completed forms between January 1 and January 30, 2017.
Please return completed form to: 1265 Military Trail, Student Centre Room SL-108
For further questions, contact our Internal Coordinator
Can I Opt out?
Students who wish to opt out of the Health Plan MUST provide proof of alternative health coverage in order to receive a refund of their fees. Every year, students MUST opt-out of the health and dental pan.
The Winter opt out session is only for incoming, new winter students. Students who were enrolled in the Fall 2016 semester are not eligible.
Deadline to opt out is January 31st, 2017 by 11:59PM (Eastern Time).
For more Information on UTSU, APUS, & UTGSU Health & Dental Opt Out:
Full Time Undergraduate, St. George and Mississauga, TST (health and dental plans)
If you experience any difficulties, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Part Time Undergraduate (health and dental plans)
Fall and Fall/Winter Session registrations
Graduate (health and dental plans)
You can now claim things online! Check out this PDF for more information on how to claim your coverage through Green Shield Canada.
Download the Green Shield Canada mobile app to stay on top of your coverage and claims. Read the PDF to find out how to seamlessly connect your information to the GSC app!