Health Insurance

ONTARIO HEALTH INSURANCE NUMBER (HIN)

All individuals are responsible for having their own Health Insurance Number. You must present your current Health Insurance Card at each appointment. If you have a photo health card, ensure that it has not expired prior to visiting Campus Health Services. Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

OUT-OF-PROVINCE HEALTH CARDS

The Health Centre accepts all out-of-province Health Cards. The Trafalgar Health does not accept Quebec Health Cards.  All Quebec students will have to pay upfront for all doctor appointments. The cost to see a physician for a regular appointment is $35.00, and a physical is $75.00. Students will need to pay cash for their appointment, and will be provided with a receipt and claim form for reimbursement. For more information regarding Quebec Health Insurance coverage while out of province, please click here.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – GUARD ME INSURANCE

At Sheridan, health insurance is mandatory for International Students. The cost of this insurance is covered through your student fees. For more information on Guard Me Insurance, contact the International Students Office  or Guard Me.

STUDENT MEDICAL INSURANCE PLAN

All full-time and daytime part-time fee-paying Sheridan College students are automatically enrolled in a health insurance plan when they register at Sheridan. For more information, visit the Sheridan Student Union website or www.ihaveaplan.ca.

The student insurance plan brochure is available at your Student Union office, located at both campuses on the second floor of the Student Union Building.

If you choose to opt out of the Sheridan Health Plan, you are still able to use the Campus Health Services.

INSURANCE FOR STUDENTS ON WORK PLACEMENTS

Students who are required to complete a work placement as a program requirement receive insurance coverage while on placement through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) or ACE INA if their employer does not participate in WSIB. Check with your program co-ordinator to confirm which policy applies to you.

Prior to placement, all students are to complete the Colleges and Universities Ministry of Training Work/Education Placement Agreement Form and return it to the co-ordinator/faculty designate who is responsible for their placement.