Health Insurance

University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP)

When you come to study or work at a university in Ontario, you must have health insurance to pay for basic health care services and medical treatments.

In order to ensure that all international students have the appropriate basic health care coverage, Brock University participates in the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP).
The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is mandatory for all eligible international students. To be eligible, an international student must be registered in a full-time degree program. When an international student enrolls in a credit course, the UHIP premium is automatically charged to their student account and they are enrolled in coverage with UHIP.

Please be advised that students’ information for the 2014-15 academic year has now been sent to Sun Life Financial. As soon as Sun Life confirms that all students have been successfully added to their database, international students will receive an email from 'UHIP@BrockU.Ca'; it will contain information and instructions to create an account at and then to print the proof of coverage ‘card’.


If a student needs to visit a doctor or make a claim before receiving that email, please visit the International Services Office at GLN-B, 2nd Floor, during regular office hours (Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm, closed for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00pm) for temporary proof of coverage.


To find an off-campus health care provider that will accept UHIP, you can register and then search to find the closest clinic, hospital or lab at

More About UHIP

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please go to the UHIP website at or write to

Extended Health Plan - Student VIP (BUSU or GSA plan)

The extended health plan (Student VIP) for international and domestic students is administered by the Brock University Students' Union (BUSU) for undergraduate students and the Graduate Students' Association (GSA) for graduate students.

There are Live Chat 'Question and Answer' sessions scheduled about the BUSU extended health plan. Please go to for details.

BUSU Health and Dental Plan

GSA Health and Dental Plan

Other information

To find a health care provider

Walk-in clinics close to Brock

Preferred Provider Network