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Green Shield Canada Student Coverage

Following a successful referendum of members, the students’ union implemented a comprehensive and mandatory extended health and dental benefits plan for full-time students, and under the age of 65. Like other plans at universities and colleges around the country, our plan provides extended coverage for prescription drugs, paramedical services, and dental work, along with travel insurance, accidental death and dismemberment coverage and other coverage tailored to students.

For full details on what your plan covers and how it works see our Extended Health and Dental page.

Green Shield Canada  1.888.711.1119

J & D Benefits

J & D Benefits is our third party administrator.  


If you have questions contact the students’ union office at 250-365-1303.  You can also email


How to: Register and Make Claims

Opt-Out Step by Step Instructions

Opt out form

Enrollment form

Plan Details

Green Shield Coverage Booklet

Additional Benefits


Each year students’ union representatives work with businesses to provide Selkirk College students with discounts. Your current Selkirk College student ID card gets you access to exclusive discounts in the local community.

Check out all the local student discounts available.  Click here for a full list of Discounts.

You are also a member of the British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS)  and you can download The Deals App and enjoy discounts throughout British Columbia.

Click here for the link.


Students’ Union Services

As part of efforts to improve the academic experience of members, the students’ union operates a long list of services. Services do everything from improving campus life to making your educational experience more affordable.

In addition to the services listed below, the Union Executive is always looking for opportunities to do more for members. If you have an idea for a service that you think the Local should consider operating send an email to or stop by our office to speak to a students’ union representative.

Appeal Advocacy

Generally, the student experience at Selkirk College is a good one. However, on occasion students disagree with decisions made by the college or faculty members. If you are facing a situation where you feel the wrong decision has been made and you would like to access the appeals mechanisms in place at Selkirk College, the students’ union can often provide an advocate who can guide you through the institutional appeals process.

Over the past five years, the students’ union has supported students through grade appeals, disciplinary action sought by the College, and other matters that have arisen between students’ union members and the College. To setup a meeting with an advocate, email, call the students’ union at 250-365-1262, or stop by the students’ union’s office.

Cost Saving Services

Day planners/Handbook
Free day planners/handbook for students. We also provide pens, highlighters and other swag like water bottles, toques, sticky notes and card holders for the phone.  While supplies last.

Food Bank
Working with Healthy Campus, to help students with food security the SCSU has food banks at each office.  We also accept non perishable food items as donations.

Jumper Cables

If your car battery is drained while on campus, come into the students’ union office and pick up jumper cables.

Condoms, Safer Sex Materials and emergency period materials.
Partnering with ANKORS, we provide free safer sex materials outside our offices and in our lounges.
We also keep a bit of stock on hand in our offices for those emergencies when your period arrives unexpectedly.

Recreation Services

Foosball, Pool Table, and Ping Pong

We provide many lounge games on campus to help students unwind.

Microwaves and Kettles

For hot food on the go.