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Newly Graduated Students

Congratulations on graduation!

Graduating students, who have at least one registered term within the current academic year that they are registered in, are eligible to keep the IHI contract until the end of the academic year - August 31. For example: for the 2021-2022 academic year, a student’s last registered term is the fall 2021 term. The student pays all associated fees for the fall 2021 term and graduates during the winter 2022 term (February 2022). The student is eligible to keep their IHI contract that they activated during fall 2021 until the end of the academic year - August 31, 2022.

If you would like to cancel your IHI plan after your final term at McGill, please refer to the Cancelling your insurance policy webpage for more information. 

Students who graduate and obtain an open 3-year Post-Graduate Work Permit are eligible for Quebec Medicare (RAMQ coverage)

You must obtain the Post-Graduation work permit (PGWP) first before you can registered as temporary worker for the RAMQ plan.  In order to register, you must complete online form and/or review situations in which you must contact RAMQ to register. If you must contact RAMQ for further questions, you can schedule a telephone appointment online

Please note, we suggest that you register for RAMQ coverage as soon as you will obtain your PGWP since there is a three-month waiting period following your registration with the RAMQ.

Once RAMQ has been obtained, you may need to purchase supplemental health insurance. RAMQ provides only basic benefits - for more information on what is covered, please visit the RAMQ website.


In addition to the information above, please also review ISS' FAQs page.

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