Student Health Fee
Most health services have been paid for through built-in student health fee through tuition. During the 2015-16 academic year, the student health fee for full-time undergraduate (12+ hours) and graduate (9+ hours) is $174. The student health fee for part-time undergraduate (6-11 hours) and graduate (6-8 hours) students is $116. Services are offered on a fee-for-service basis for students taking less than six hours.
The student health fee pays for:
• Office visits for the treatment of routine and chronic illness (excluding in-house specialty referrals, Physical Therapy and Psychiatric Services)
• 10 individual counseling visits per academic year
• Support groups and workshops on issues including anxiety, couples therapy, grief and loss, substance abuse, international student support, sexual assault and more
• Preventive health screenings, including blood pressure and body fat percentage measurement
• Individual exercise and fitness consultations
• Individual nutritional consultations with a registered dietitian
NOTE: The student health fee also assists in the sustainability of the health center by funding medical technology, select medical supplies, utilities and salaries of health care providers and support staff. It also funds the development and integration of the electronic health record system.
The student health fee does not pay for:
• Radiology and laboratory services, EKGs
• Prescriptions and over-the-counter medication
• Physical Therapy (has an additional nominal office fee)
• Physical exams
• Psychiatric services (has an additional nominal office fee)
• In-house Specialty Referrals (has an additional nominal office fee)
• Individual counseling sessions over the initial 10 per academic year
• Metabolic rate testing
• Flu shots, allergy shots and other vaccines
• Medical supplies used during the administration of services (bandages, sutures, etc.)
• Travel consults
• Minor surgical procedures and other procedures (IV therapy, breathing treatment, injection of medications, etc.)
• Services received at any other hospital or clinic
Notice: Effective 10/1/15, no-show fees for appointments have increased.
In order to provide you the best care and appointment availability, please cancel appointments at least 24 hours in advance, or you will be charged.
Effective 1/1/16, missed appointments for General Medicine and Women’s Care will also be charged a no-show fee.
No-show fees vary depending on the type of appointment. For more information contact the business office by visiting them in the second floor lobby or by calling 803-777-3174.