Queen’s is pleased to provide competitive benefit plans designed with the health and well-being of our staff, faculty, and their families in mind.

Review our resources below to learn more. If you are a current employee, visit the HR Intranet for a complete overview.

Employee Benefits Plan

Our comprehensive benefits plan through Manulife is designed to help you manage routine and unexpected costs while protecting your health as well as your family. Review a summary of the benefits below available to participating employees.


Queen’s extended health insurance provides coverage for filling a prescription, getting new glasses, out-of-province or out-of-country coverage, and more. 


Queen’s dental insurance provides coverage for basic, preventive, and major restorative services and procedures as well as orthodontics. 

Income Protection

Income Protection insurance provides you with financial if you are unable to work due to injury or disease, or in the event of a death, critical illness, or accidental dismemberment or death.

University Pension Plan

University Pension Plan (UPP) is a new jointly sponsored pension plan and the first of its kind in Ontario’s university sector. Learn more about the plan by visiting the UPP website.

Childcare Support Plan

The Childcare Support Plan provides reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses to Queen's employees dependent children under the age of seven attending a childcare facility. In addition, specific plans provide reimbursement for eligible expenses for dependent children between the ages of seven and up to the end of the month in which they turn twelve.

Tuition Assistance Program

The Tuition Assistance Program is designed to support employees in the pursuit of their professional development and educational goals. Funds available through the program offer an annually renewable non-taxable benefit and support undergraduate and graduate studies at Queen’s or other institutions.

Tuition Support Plan

The Tuition Support Plan provides post-secondary tuition support for the dependent children (under 25) and spouses or partners of eligible Queen's employees attending a university or college recognized under Universities Canada or Colleges and Institutes Canada.