As outlined in your Housing Contract, Sheridan College assumes no financial responsibility over the personal property of residents nor will the institution be financially responsible for large-scale, unintentional damage caused to university property by on-campus residents, such damage caused by a fire or discharge of a sprinkler-head.

NSSI Renters Insurance is an option for college student to cover their campus housing, common areas, cafes and vehicles to protect their personal property and liability.

GradGuard Renters Insurance is a smart investment for college students and their families. With the GradGuard Renter’s Insurance plan, personal items that are stolen or damaged by a covered cause of loss can be replaced, subject to a $100 deductible. GradGuard Renters Insurance also protects students financially from large scale, unintentional damage they may cause to their residence hall or bodily injury they may cause to others for which they are legally liable.

Features of GradGuard Renters Insurance for Sheridan students include:

Low $100 Deductible. Compared to $500, $1,000 or more for a typical homeowner’s insurance policy.

Replacement Cost. If your personal property is stolen or damaged due to a covered peril, it will be replaced with an item of like kind and quality.

Worldwide coverage. Your personal belongings are protected even away from campus.

Electronics coverage. Your electronics, including your TV, laptop, smartphone and tablet, are covered up to the policy limits.

Personal Liability Coverage. If you cause damage to university property or injure others, you may be liable for the damages. Renters Insurance from GradGuard provides up to $300,000 in personal liability coverage. For example, if you unintentionally set off your building’s sprinkler system, liability protection can help pay for the resulting damages.


GradGuard Renters Insurance is underwritten by Markel American Insurance Company, Waukesha, WI. Claims and coverage subject to policy, language, limits and exclusions.