Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services.
Plan your health care coverage
For Canadians Citizens and Permanent Residents
Your provincial health plan may cover you while you are a student in BC. Do review your current plan to ensure continuous coverage while you're in BC. Please refer to https://www.sfu.ca/medical-insurance/graduate-canadian-citizens-permanent-residents.html.
For International and US Students
As a student studying in Canada, you must have medical insurance for the duration of your stay. For more information, please refer to https://www.sfu.ca/medical-insurance/international-us-students1.html.
For International Teaching Assistants
Your medical coverage may change if you are on a work term or practicum. For more information, please refer to https://www.sfu.ca/medical-insurance/international-teaching-assistants.html.