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Healthcare Coverage and U of T

The University of Toronto provides comprehensive health care coverage to international students while they study in Ontario. International students are automatically enrolled in two separate health care plans. Together, the two plans offer extensive medical coverage essential to international students accessing regular health care services in Ontario.

Important Dates

  • August 10 – Earliest date for free bridge coverage before September 1st start date. Please contact the UHIP Office if you are arriving before your September 1 start date and require bridge coverage. UHIP coverage is mandatory for international students.
  • September 1 – Students can register at to obtain their UHIP cards.
  • October 15 – Full refund granted if request for waivers/exemptions are received by this date. Only partial refund will be granted after this date.
  • February 28 UHIP refund application deadline for partial UHIP refund, except students with OHIP or pre-approved health insurance.