International Student Health Insurance

The mandatory health insurance plan for all international students is Morcare, which is included in your fees. Coverage information, forms, Live Chat, and other information is available here:

http://www.morcare.ca/home/9-fanshawe-college

Download the Morcare App OR Print your Morcare card

Morcare app on itunes

You can download the App here:

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/morcare/id1398006301

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.morcare.mobile

You can print your card after the 10th day of classes in any semester. 

  1. Go to www.morcare.ca
  2. Select “Fanshawe College”
  3. Click “Your Space” from the top menu
  4. Enter your Date of Birth and Student Number
  5. Print

Note:  If you need to visit a medical clinic before you have your card, please keep your payment receipts and mail your claim after the 10th day for re-imbursement. 

Coverage for students in full-time Post-Secondary programs

  • If your program runs September to December and then January to April, you have Morcare coverage September 1 to August 31 (summer insurance coverage is automatically granted - no extra fee)
  • If your program runs January to April, you have Morcare coverage January 1 to April 30
  • If your program runs September to December and then May to August, you have Morcare coverage September 1 to December 31 and May 1 to August 31, but you have no coverage during the break.  
  • Note:  You have the option to purchase coverage from Morcare within three business days of the end of your term. Please come to the International Centre (Room E2025) to make this request.  Coverage can be purchased for breaks or gaps in studies only. Morcare does not provide insurance for students who are graduated and no longer affiliated with Fanshawe.

Coverage for students in EAP (English for Academic Purposes)

  • Students pay for coverage two months at a time and have the option to purchase coverage between EAP terms and the start of a post-secondary program
  • If your EAP term runs March 4, 2019 to April 27, 2019, you have Morcare coverage March 1 to April 30
  • If your EAP term runs May 6, 2019 to June 27, 2019, you have Morcare coverage May 1 to June 30
  • If your EAP term runs July 2, 2019 to August 25, 2019, you have Morcare coverage July 1 to August 31
  • Note:  You have the option to purchase coverage from Morcare within three business days of the end of your EAP term. Please come to the International Centre to make this request (Room E2025).  Coverage can be purchased for breaks or gaps in studies only. Morcare does not provide insurance for students who are graduated and no longer affiliated with Fanshawe.

Early Arrival Coverage

Insurance shall commence 30 days prior to the policy effective date.  Early arrival coverage applies to first-year students only.  This is a one-time benefit that applies to medical services.

Examples of services covered (medically required):  walk-in clinic, emergency room, blood tests, x-rays, medical exams required by your Fanshawe program of study. 

Services not covered:  There is no coverage for medical exams related to immigration or visa applications.  Dental services are not included in Early Arrival Coverage.

Family Coverage

As a student, you may purchase a family plan at any time within 30 days of your program start date for the academic year.

For example, September-start students are eligible in September, January-start students are eligible in January, and May-start students are eligible in May. If you need to purchase family coverage outside of your eligibility period due to birth of a child, or arrival of your family members, please contact Morcare within 30 days of the event to discuss whether you qualify.

  1. Go to www.morcare.ca
  2. Select “Fanshawe College”
  3. Click “Family Opt-In” tile
    1. If your program does not start in September, January, or May, please call Morcare to complete a manual application.
  4. Enter your student number and information
  5. Follow the prompts to enter your child(ren) and/or spouse's information
  6. Pay with credit card
  7. You will receive a confirmation email.

 

For more information:

It is your responsibility to ensure you have medical coverage while you are studying at Fanshawe.  Please contact Morcare if you have any questions about your coverage or if you would like to purchase additional coverage.