ALL NEW STUDENTS have an 8 WEEK WAITING PERIOD before they can use their benefits card or send in any receipts to Great West Life (the carrier). However, you can use all of your services starting on the first day of the month of your start date. You will simply have to pay yourself and hang on to the receipts then submit your receipts after the waiting period.
SICK NOT WEAK!
Sick Not Weak is an online community for people struggling with mental health & depression. It is more than just a place to go for resources. This is a space where people can connect and chat with one another when they are feeling down, lonely, or mentally unwell.