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1. Blue Cross handbook - Group no. 95258

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General information

McGill's International Student Health Insurance Plan is compulsory for all international students, except in rare situations where exemptions may be granted.

International Health Insurance for Summer 2014 studies

McGill requires all international students and their accompanying dependants to participate in the compulsory health insurance plan, which is administered by International Student Services. The cost of the International Health Insurance for the Summer 2014 term is $317. The coverage runs from May 1 to August 31, 2013.

The Buddy Program

Being new to Montreal and McGill can be daunting; make the transition easier (and more fun) by joining the Buddy Program!

The Buddy program pairs new international students with current students who provide the friendly face, helping hand, and first Montreal friendship that can make a world of difference for new arrivals. Buddies can also offer linguistic support, cultural guidance and information about life at McGill.

Compulsory International Health Insurance (IHI)

Keeping you healthy

McGill requires all international students and their accompanying dependents to participate in the compulsory McGill International Health Insurance Plan 2013-2014 which is administered by International Student Services.

For new and returning students you must be registered for at least o

Contact us

International Student Services is pleased to assist all undergraduate & graduate degree students, post-doctoral fellows, exchange students and other students who have opted in to Student Services fees.  Continuing Studies students must contact the School of Continuing Studies.