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Graduate Student Resources

Professional Skills

Graduate & Postdoctoral Professional Skills (GPPS) program
An extensive list of programs, seminars, and workshops can be found in the Faculty of Graduate Studies GPPS program website. Students are encouraged to visit the following units for more detailed information.

Health and Safety

Graduate students have access to several health services on campus, from specific care to health strategies that can be used to support academic as well as social experiences.

The Appletree Medical Centre is located in York Lanes and has doctors and nurses on staff to assist with any non-emergency illness.

Please visit Appletree Medical Centre for more information.
The York Lanes Dental Office is  located in York Lanes and provides a full suite of dental services to patients.

Please visit York Lanes Dental Office for more information.
A professional health educator is available to students for individual information on health related needs. The health educator can help answer questions or find appropriate resources to get students closer to answers. All services are entirely confidential.

Please visit Health Education for more information.

Health Plans

The York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) offers a medical insurance plan designed to be comprehensive and low cost for all full-time graduate students without alternate coverage.

Please visit YUGSA – Health Plan for more information.
The purpose of the “Extended Health Benefits Fund” is to support members with health care costs that would cause an undue financial burden and that are not covered by the Sun Life Insurance plan provided by our collective bargaining agreement.

Please visit CUPE 3903 – Extended Health and Benefits for more information.
UHIP is the University Health Insurance Plan in place for international students and others who are not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). The UHIP insurer is Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life).

Please visit York International – Health Insurance and Health Care for more information.