To find information regarding the Health and Dental Plan, including benefit details, online claim submission, eligible drug search, live chat assistance & more, please visit http://www.studentvip.ca/sgps.

Please contact (info@studentvip.ca) if you have any questions about claims or the Health and Dental Plan.

Some dental offices, pharmacies etc. will be able to file your claim electronically when you present them with your SGPS Health & Dental Plan Card. In these cases, you will be mailed a cheque and that’s it! only be responsible to pay for the portion of the service not covered by the plan, the rest will be sent to the insurance company directly!

If you are not able to file electronically at time of payment, you can submit a claim online at the Blue Cross Member Portal at medavie.bluecross.ca.
You must register in order to use the Blue Cross Member Portal.
To register you will need to provide the following information: First Name; Last Name; Date of Birth; Student ID Number as provided on your Plan Card; Group Policy Number (00919318000); Email Address.

If you are registered as a full-time,

on-campus student you are automatically

assessed Health and Dental for yourself in

September. You do not need to opt yourself in.

Looking to opt in your partner and/or your children?

Opt-In for dependents will open during the week of August 20th. You will receive an email at your QueensU email address notifying you when the system is open.

The pricing is as follows…

Coverage Type Fee Amount Information
Single $546.59 If you are registered as a full-time, on-campus student you are automatically assessed this fee.
+1 Dependent $546.59 If you only need to add your partner or one child, this is the fee you will pay on top of the Single amount that has already been assessed as part of your tuition.
+2 or more Dependents $819.89 If you need to add your partner and one child (or your partner and multiple children, or just multiple children), this is the fee you will pay on top of the Single amount that has already been assessed as part of your tuition.

The entire opt-in process is done via the sgps.ca website, including payment. The SGPS is not authorized to add charges onto members’ SOLUS accounts.

For more information about the coverage offered through the SGPS Health and Dental plan, please check out the following link: http://studentvip.ca/sgps

Please note, opt-ins will only be accepted during the following periods.

Time Period Who Can Opt-In
August 21 2017 – September 30 2017 All SGPS Members
January 8 2018 –  January 31 2018 SGPS members starting their programs in January 2018 only
May 1 2018 – May 31 2018 B.Ed Candidates only

Students who wish to enroll dependents into their health and dental plan must do so within a month of their enrollment of either September or January, only. We will not accept opt ins at any other time of the year.

As of September 2016 the SGPS will no longer be accepting opt-ins from Articling Students, Postdocs, RMC Students and SGPS Members that have graduated.

If you are a former SGPS Member, seeking coverage post-graduation check out www.queensu.ca/alumni/services-and-benefits/benefits

For information regarding the 2018 – 2019 opt-out period, please click here.

Students coming to Queen’s in May 2019 are not automatically assessed fees for the SGPS Health and Dental Plan. You must contact us at healthdental@sgps.ca if you wish to opt-in.

Your spouse and children are not automatically enrolled in the SGPS Plan.

You have to opt your spouse and children in separately within the Opt-In timeline provided.
Your spouse and your children must be covered by UHIP prior to opting into the SGPS Health and Dental Plan.

The SGPS is not involved with UHIP

Any and all questions regarding UHIP should be directed to the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC).