Opt Out

Enrolment in the guard.me@UVCS plan is mandatory unless you are outside of Canada or covered by one of the plans listed below.

If you are covered by one of the plans listed below, use the form below to submit proof of alternative coverage to opt out of the guard.me@UVCS plan and have the associated fee removed from your student account.

You can only use this form after you receive your ID Card and policy information from guard.me and before the opt out deadline.

The opt out deadline for ELC programs is:

  • The Friday after your program start date

The opt out deadline for Business programs is:

  • January term (January to April) - January 20
  • May term (May to August) - May 20
  • September term (September – December) - September 20

Eligible Plans

  • African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program-sponsored plan
  • BC Medical Services Plan (BC MSP)
  • Canadian provincial or territorial public health plan
  • Libyan-North American Scholarship Program-sponsored plan
  • Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau-sponsored plan

Accepted Documents:

  • MSP card issued more than 3 months prior to the start of the semester
  • If MSP card is issued less than 3 months prior to the start date of the semester, you must include a photo of the MSP card plus one of the following:

            - Letter that was issued with the MSP card, showing effective date

            - Health Insurance BC confirmation of MSP enrollment letter showing the start and end date

If you are waiting for your MSP card to arrive, you can submit a letter from BC MSP. The letter must include both start and end dates of your MSP coverage. To request the letter from MSP, please visit BC MSP page

If you have difficulty using this form, please contact customer care at customercare@guard.me or 1-888-756-8428

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