Health & Dental Plan Information for Returning Students 

All full-time students for FALL 2016 Welcome to Ryerson!

This announcement contains important information for all full-time undergraduate and graduate students regarding the Members’ Health & Dental Plan. This valuable service is provided by the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU).  Please visit the RSU’s website for details.

All full-time students that have never opted out before for FALL 2016 will be charged $314.00 for insurance benefits for this current year of 2016-17. Please pick up a Green Shield I.D. Card and other materials at the Member Services Office, Main Lobby of Student Campus Centre 55 Gould Street or download from our site under FORMS & RESOURCES for more information and details of your benefit plan go to:

NEW FALL 2016 - No More OPT OUT REFUND Cheques!

Opt-Out Previously

If you have already successfully opted out of the RSU health and dental plan in the previous year (2015-16), you will NOT receive a charge for the RSU health and dental plan on your RAMSS account.   You do NOT need to apply on line again.


If you have alternate coverage and wish to decline coverage under the RSU health and dental plan instead of coordinating with your existing coverage, you will be required to complete your opt out online application by deadline date of FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  Upon successfully opting out of the plan, your health and dental refund will be credited to your RAMSS account by November 1 for Fall term students and March 1 for Winter term students.  This credit will be applied to any outstanding fees on your RAMSS account. Apply for opt out refund on line via

Opt-out online applications available effective AUGUST 1, 2016 at:


Once you have successfully opted out of the health and dental plan, your opt-out will be carried forward in subsequent years and you will not be assessed the RSU health and dental plan fee.  

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