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This website has been updated for the 2021-2022 policy year (Sept. 1, 2021 - Aug. 31, 2022). For information on the 2020-2021 policy year, click here.
Click here for an FAQ on Plan coverage related to COVID-19 that will be continually updated as we monitor the situation.

Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is the insurer of the AD&D, Dental, and EHC benefits, and is a member of the Sun Life group of companies
(toll-free number: 1-800-361-6212 |
Travel coverage is administered by Blue Cross. Blue Cross designates Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada.

Advantages of my coverage

In addition to your Plan coverage, you have access to other services, including:

  • Online Services: an online coverage manager to make changes to your coverage and to enrol your spouse and/or dependent children during the Change-of-Coverage Period, a mobile app to submit claims, and access to the insurer’s website to check your claims’ status online
  • Studentcare Networks: Networks of over 3,000 health-care practitioners across Canada who have reduced the cost of their services for Plan members
  • Empower Me: a 24/7 mental health and wellness service

Online Services

Online Opt Outs and Enrolments

During the Change-of-Coverage Period, if you’re an eligible student, you can change your coverage, enrol your spouse and/or dependent children, or opt out of the Plan through the online coverage manager.  If you are eligible, you can also enrol yourself here.

Mobile App for Claims

Search Studentcare mobile on the App Store or Google Play, and use the app to:

  • Submit your claims quickly and securely on your smartphone
  • Access your Pay-Direct Card for immediate processing of prescription drug claims

Click here for more information.

Checking Your Claim’s Status Online

Once you've had a claim processed by the insurer, you can view your claims information, print details of your claims, and register for direct deposit on your insurer's website. Click here for more information.

Studentcare Networks

You’re covered for the insured portion of your Plan regardless of the health-care practitioner you choose. By consulting a Studentcare Network member, you’ll get additional coverage.

  • Savings of up to 50% (max $40) on your out-of-pocket costs*
  • 20% off select regularly priced Rexall brand non-prescription products*

*Certain conditions apply.


20% off dental services



  • $50 off per eye on Standard LASIK*
  • $100 off per eye on Custom LASIK*

*Certain conditions apply.


With coupon code STUDENT21:

  • 10% off contact lenses
  • 25% off eyeglass frames (excluding certain brands)*

*Certain conditions apply.

Independent Specialists

  • 30% off prescription eyeglasses, up to $75
  • Discounts on contact lenses
  • No more than $55 for an initial assessment
  • $40 for subsequent visits
Massage Therapy
  • $30 for a 30-minute treatment
  • $45 for a 60-minute treatment

Other Services

Combining Plans & Coordinating Benefits

If you're covered by another extended plan in addition to your student Plan (e.g. through a parent's or spouse's employer, or your own employer), you may coordinate the benefits in order to increase your overall coverage, up to 100%.

Empower Me

 For eligible USSU members

Well-Being Resources

A confidential support service available 24/7: 1-833-628-5589

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