1. NEW: Opt Out of Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 Coverage
  2. Enrollment
  3. What UHIP covers, where UHIP can be used, and submitting claim forms
  4. Being exempted, post-graduation coverage and alternative coverage options

The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) applies to the following two groups of students at Carleton:

  • international students (including exchange);
  • registered students with domestic status/paying domestic fees who are not yet eligible for the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).

This page provides information about enrollment, what UHIP covers, making claims, and more for students. If you are a staff member wanting to enroll in UHIP, please visit our UHIP for Staff page.

NEW: Opt Out of Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 Coverage

As a result of residing outside of Canada, international students studying in the Fall 2020 and/or Winter 2021 term are eligible to opt out of the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP).  

Enrollment

Enrollment in the University Health Insurance Plan, (UHIP), is mandatory for all international students enrolled into a degree program at participating Ontario universities including Carleton University.

Sun Life Financial (the insurance company) will email your UHIP card to your Carleton University email. Please keep this email, if you lose/misplace your card, you can always refer back to this email. Print off your UHIP card and carry it with you at all times as you will need to show it to the doctor/hospital for all visits.




What UHIP covers, where UHIP can be used, and submitting claim forms




Being exempted, post-graduation coverage and alternative coverage options