University of Saskatchewan

Policies

Student Accident Benefit

Student Affairs and Activities

Authorization: Board of Governors
Approval Date: Dec 1, 1969
Reformatted: Mar 30, 2001
Amended: Sep 1, 1991 / Nov 1, 1995 / Jun 23, 2006

Purpose

The fund will be used to help defray costs that may be incurred as a result of injury or loss suffered while participating in University activities.

Policy

The Student Accident Benefit Fund is available to all students registered and attending the University during the Regular Session, or Spring & Summer Session.  Final decisions regarding payment shall rest with a panel comprised of the:

The Fund may cover:

The Fund does not provide coverage for any injury or losses arising from:

The Fund will not pay for expenses that are normally covered under any other applicable insurance or government plan.

Procedure

A Student Accident Report Form must be completed as soon as possible following the accident. Names of instructors and other witnesses should be obtained, along with their statements. The completed form must be taken to the Student Health Centre, where the injured student will be interviewed. 

Student Accident Report Forms are available at these locations:           

Payment of Expenses:  Reimbursement to individuals will commence with the submission of receipts to the Manager, Student Health and Counselling Services.  Payments may be made directly to an ambulance company, a dentist, or others, upon submission of an invoice or statement to the Student Health Centre. The Student Health Centre will forward the documentation to Risk Management and Insurance Services for review, cheque preparation and issuance.

Related Documents

There are no other documents associated with this policy.

Contact Information

Contact Person: Associate Vice-President (Student and Enrolment Services)
Phone: 306-966-8710