Information for International Students
•International students who live outside of Canada are not eligible for Green Shield coverage and must opt-out from both Green Shield Canada health and dental insurance before 27 January 2022.
For the Winter 2022 semester, international students who continue to study remotely from their home countries MUST opt-out of the Foreign Health Insurance Plan provided by Guard Me and the GSU Dental Insurance provided by Green Shield Canada.
•To opt-out of the foreign health insurance (Guard Me) plan and opt into the Green Shield Canada health insurance plan, visit the Internationalization Office website and follow the opt-out process before 20 January 2022.
International students who will reside in Canada for the winter semester can enroll in the GSU Health & Dental plan. To obtain coverage under the GSU insurance plan (Greenshield Canada), international students will need to provide a valid MCP card and opt-out of the Foreign Health Insurance Plan (Guard Me) before the applicable deadline.
In order to enroll in the GSU Health & Dental plan, see details on the OPT-IN page.