MISU Health and Dental Plan
The Marine Institute Students’ Union (MISU) provides the students of the Marine Institute with an
extended health and dental insurance plan. The students covered under this insurance plan must be
completing a Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Technical Certificate, Bachelor of Technology, Bachelor of
Maritime Studies or various Transport Canada courses at the Marine Institute (MI) for a period of 12
weeks or more.
As a full-time student (registered for nine credit hours or more), you are automatically enrolled in the
health and dental plan. If you have alternative extended coverage with another organization you may
choose to opt-out of the MISU Health and Dental Plan. You can opt-out online here or by visiting the
MISU office (W2042). You may also choose to opt-in members(s) of your family (spouse, common-law,
As a part-time student (registered for less than 9 credit hours), you will not be automatically enrolled in
the health and dental plan. You may choose to opt-in to the MISU Health and Dental Plan. You can opt in
by completing this form or by visiting the MISU Office (W2042). You may also choose to opt-in
members(s) of your family (spouse, common-law, dependents).
The opt-in and opt-out period for the MISU Health and Dental plan is the first two weeks of classes in
September, January and May.
Your health and dental plan is designed to help cover medical expenses not paid for by your provincial
heath plan. The plan includes, but is not limited to, curative prescription drugs, contraceptive drugs,
dental treatments, and accidental death and dismemberment benefits. For more information, check out
the health benefits page.
If you have any inquiries regarding the Student Health and Dental Plan please contact:
Kristine Penney, President
Phone: (709) 778-0540
Fax: (709) 778-0402
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