Part-time degree students are automatically enrolled in CESAR’s Health & Dental Plan for an annual charge of $177.51. The plan includes drug coverage up to 80%, dental coverage up to 65% and other extended health benefits.

If you are a certificate student, this page does not apply to you. Click here for information relevant to certificate students.

Students with comparable, alternative coverage can opt-out by the deadline for a full refund.

The CESAR Health and Dental Plan is offered through Green Shield, Canada’s only national not-for-profit insurance provider. If you are enrolling in the Fall 2017 term, you may opt-out if you have comparable coverage. The opt-out period takes place during the first month of the term, with a firm deadline and no exceptions.

You are not eligible if you are:

  • Enrolled in Certificate Program
  • Enrolled in a Chang School course but not in a part-time degree program
  • Enrolled in a part-time graduate program


Eligible part-time degree students will pay the following rates the Plan for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Starting session Single student fee Dependent add-on fee Family add-on fee Coverage Period
Fall 2017 $177.51 $336.99 $445.47 Sep 1 to Aug 31 (12 months)
Winter 2018* $118.33 $234.24 $286.56 Jan 1 to Aug 31 (8 months)
Spring / Summer 2018 Part-time degree students who were not enrolled in the Fall or Winter terms cannot access coverage during Spring/Summer sessions.

Plan fees are charged to your Ryerson account, along with your tuition fees.

* Only applicable to students starting their part-time degree program in the Winter Term.