Family Opt-In Process
Students who have been automatically assessed the Health & Dental Benefits fee on their tuition may choose to add their eligible family members to the benefits, for an additional fee.
The Following Are Considered Eligible Dependents
Spouse/Common-Law: the legal spouse of the Insured Student provided there is no legal separation in effect, or an individual of the same or opposite sex who has been residing with the Insured Student for a period of at least one (1) year and who has been designated as the spouse/common-law partner of the Insured Student in the Policyholders records for insurance purposes, and is a resident of Canada and has provincial health coverage (or equivalent coverage).
Dependent Child(ren): Any natural child, step-child, or legally adopted child of the Insured Student, who is under 21 years of age, unmarried, and receives full support and maintenance from the Insured Student, or those over 21, but under 25 years of age, unmarried and receives full support and maintenance from the Insured Student for the reason of full-time attendance at an accredited institute, college, or university in Canada, or receives full support and maintenance from the Insured Student by reason of mental or physical infirmity, and is a resident of Canada and has provincial health coverage (or equivalent coverage).
Please have the following information available to opt-in family members:
Credit Card Information
Number of dependents (including spouse and/or dependent children)
Dependents' full name(s)
Please Note: Opt-ins will not be approved until the period has closed. Once approved, coverage will be backdated to Sept 1st in roughly 5-7 business days.
The termination age for the WLU Health & Dental Benefits is 70.