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University Health Services

Frequently Asked Questions

  • WHO CAN USE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES (UHS)?
    Registered students and their spouses over the age 18 years can be seen at University Health Services.
  • WHAT DOES IT COST TO BE SEEN AT ONE OF THE ON-CAMPUS CLINICS IF I HAVE STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE?
    Primary care for students insured under the UC Student Health Insurance Program (SHI) is free (except for medication, mental health co-pays).
  • WHO CAN SEE MY RECORDS?
    Medical records are confidential and are not released to anyone - including parents, friends, and/or university departments - without your written consent except as described in FERPA.
  • WHO STAFFS THE UHS FACILITIES?
    The medical staff consists of full-time and part-time board certified physicians and nurse practitioners.  The UHS nurses, medical assistants, X-ray techs, and pharmacists are all licensed professionals.
  • DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT?
    Same day appointments for illness or injury will be offered based on availability. Appointments are needed for well checks and our specialty clinics.

    Please be sure to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment. You must provide your photo ID and your insurance card or a copy of the card, front and back.