Virtual Orientation

Please use this section to get settled, find support and take advantage of university services. 

Graduate Student Society

Your Graduate Student Society offers a number of services, from the Health and Dental Benefit plan to a graduate student lounge and boardroom.

Among their services:

  • Extended Health and Dental benefits. For questions regarding your Dental / Health care Benefits, the dedicated phone number is 1-866-369-8795. Students who wish to ask questions online can submit a Student Support Request Form which is immediately attached to their record allowing for a quick response time. For other Health/Dental questions, email the GSS at
  • Free coffee (aka grad student fuel) all day
  • Their Survival Guide for Graduate Students provides hundreds of useful links and tips.
  • Emergency Grocery Card program
  • Caucus funding
  • Legal clinic

Contact the GSS