Completed applications for health coverage under the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP).

Responsible Unit | Information Steward | Information Confidentiality Classification | Retention | DispositionAuthority | Retention RationaleVersion Information

Content & Scope

UHIP is a compulsory health insurance plan for non-residents (i.e., persons who do not normally reside in Ontario), including international students and employees and their dependents, who are not eligible for OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) or are in the three-month qualifying period for OHIP.

Responsible Unit

  • Human Resources.
  • Finance (Student Accounts).

Information Steward

Associate Provost, Human Resources.

Information Confidentiality Classification



7 years.


Secure Destruction.


University of Waterloo Act, 1972.

Retention Rationale

The retention period is based on operational use.

Approval Date

19 December 2011