Benefits at a Glance
For new employees, benefits become effective the first of the month following the completion of the probationary period.
Health & Dental
Health and dental benefits are provided through Green Shield. These benefits are 100% employer paid.
Go to the Health & Dental Benefits website to download the benefits booklet for your employee group, access relevant links and other information.
Out of Province / Country Travel Coverage
Out of province hospital and medical services coverage is provided through Green Shield to employees who meet the Canadian residency requirements.
Short & Long Term Disability Benefits
In the event that you are not able to work, the university provides a short-term disability benefit as well as an employee paid long-term disability benefit. Please refer to your Collective Agreement for details.
Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
The benefits program includes employer paid life insurance and AD&D insurance. Please refer to your Collective Agreement for details. These insurances are provided by Sun Life of Canada.
Employees are entitled to purchase optional life insurance as well as optional AD&D insurance. Please contact the Benefits Administration staff at extension 2049 for details.
A beneficiary designation is an important component of your life and AD&D coverage and can often go out of date. Please ensure that we have your most update beneficiary information.
Tuition Remission Benefit
The University provides a generous tuition remission benefit that is highly valued by our employees.
Go to the Tuition Remission website to access the electronic application tool (eTuition Waiver) and for additional details.
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Go to the Employee Assistance Program website for more details.
St. Denis Centre Membership
To support the wellbeing and good health of our employees, the University provides cost-free membership to the St. Denis Athletic Centre. The membership includes use of the pool and field house. Employees are able to purchase a membership to the Forge at a discount price.
Go to the Employee Discounts website to learn about the discounts available to University employees