Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Frequently Asked Questions

All students registered at the University of Toronto Scarborough with a valid student card (T-Card) and health card can use the services at the Health & Wellness Centre. Students will be asked for this identification at every visit to the Health & Wellness Centre in order to receive health and personal counselling services. If you are graduating in June, you are welcome to use our services until August 31st of the that year. 

Yes, a student can still use the services at the Health & Wellness Centre if they have “opted out” of the SCSU Health & Dental Plan. For more information on the SCSU Health & Dental Plan visit

The Health & Wellness Centre provides medical, nursing, personal counselling, health promotion and health education services. Visit the front desk located at SL-270 and our reception staff will be happy to help you book an appointment with the appropriate health professional.

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The Health & Wellness Centre also administers the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) for international students, exchange students and returning Canadians in their 3-month Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) wait period registered at this campus.

Students who have a current student card and valid health card are welcome to use the services at the Health & Wellness Centre.

There are health services not covered under your health card that would require direct payment by the student requesting the service. Examples include, third party requests for physicals or TB tests, some vaccinations and other uninsured treatments (such as non plantar warts, missed appointments).

The Health & Wellness Centre requires 24 hours notice of cancellation for all appointments. Students can visit or call the front desk at 416-287-7065 to cancel. A message can be left on voicemail.

For missed appointments a fee of $25-$50/appointment will be charged. For missed appointments with a psychiatrist a fee of $150/appointment will be charged.

Yes. You can access all health and counselling services while on co-op. Evening appointments are available on Wednesdays to allow students to receive services.

The plan covers students and their dependents for most doctors and hospital visits in Ontario to the same level as OHIP coverage. 

For more information about UHIP, visit, or the UTSC International Student Centre.

UHIP, the University Health Insurance Plan, is a compulsory plan for all students of the University of Toronto and their dependents who are not covered by OHIP (the Ontario Health Insurance Plan). This includes international students, exchange students and returning Canadians in their 3-month OHIP wait period.