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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 THE UHS COST?
    Primary care for students insured under the UC Student Health Insurance Program (SHI) is free (except for medication, mental health co-pays).

Students insured under other policies will be charged a fee for service.   See New Billing Alert

  • 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 HIPAA.
  • 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?
    At the Lindner clinic walk-ins are accepted daily for Illness/Injury and appointments for well checks. Our specialty clinics are by appointment only. At the Holmes clinic walk-ins are available for acute illness or injury, appointments preferred for all other visits.