Health Plans


YUGSA Health and Dental Plan

The York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA) Health plan is a supplementary health and dental plan designed to provide a comprehensive and low cost coverage to students for prescription drugs, dental, vision care, extended health services and travel insurance. The plan is compulsory for all full-time graduate students without comparable coverage for drugs AND dental and is optional for those registered part-time. The plan provider is ClaimSecure.

Please visit YUGSA – Health Plan for more information.

CUPE 3903 Extended Health and Benefits

The purpose of the “Extended Health Benefits Fund” is to support members with health care costs that would cause an undue financial burden and that are not covered by the Sun Life Insurance plan provided by our collective bargaining agreement.

Please visit CUPE 3903 – Extended Health and Benefits for more information.

University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP)

UHIP is the University Health Insurance Plan in place for international students and others who are not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). The UHIP insurer is Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life).

Please visit York International – Health Insurance and Health Care for more information.