What is the cost of the Student Health Center Fee?
Each full time undergraduate student is charged a Student Health Center fee of $86 per semester.
Services included in fee:
- All Visits - Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician
- Medications -The Student Health Center stocks many over-the-counter medications and commonly prescribed antibiotics and antifungals
- Specific lab testing in the Student Health Center as follows: strep, mono, pregnancy and urinalysis, when indicated
- Flu shots as long as supply available
- University required accident insurance
Are additional fees charged for any services at the Student Health Center?
- Immunizations - Tetanus/Pertussis booster (Tdap), Hepatitis B, Meningitis, Gardasil (HPV). The exact fee depends on our cost at the time.
- TB tests are also available for a fee of $10.
- Laboratory testing - If any outside lab tests are required, i.e. blood tests, urine or wound cultures, there is a fee charged by the outside lab. This fee can be paid by cash, check, credit/debit card or Eagle Card, or it can be billed to your health insurance. The exact fee is controlled by Quest Laboratories.
- Radiology - X-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans, which are ordered by one of the providers, will need to be done at an outside provider such as UH Samaritan Medical Center. These tests will be billed to your health insurance.
- Physical Exams – intercollegiate sports physicals, work physicals, international student physicals, etc. are $30.
Can I receive my allergy Injections at the Student Health Center?
Yes, you may receive allergy injections at the Student Health Center, with the following provisions:
- You must receive your initial injection with your allergist.
- Your allergist must send documentation of your orders with specific instructions for administration.
- You must provide the serum from your allergist.
- Allergy shots must be given when a health care provider (physician or nurse practitioner) is in the Student Health Center. There may be times during the school year that there is no provider available and other arrangements will need to be made for receiving your allergy injection.
What do I do when the Student Health Center is closed?
- If you have a Medical Emergency (requires IMMEDIATE medical attention):
- Contact Safety Services for assistance-911 (from an on campus phone) or 419.207.5555 (off campus phone/cellphone)
- Go to UH Samaritan Medical Center Emergency Dept. (at student's expense) located at 1025 Center Street, approximately 1/2 mile from campus, or the nearest emergency dept.
- Non-Emergencies (sore throat, colds, etc.)
- Call the Student Health Center when open at 419.289.5200. You will be able to schedule an appointment to be seen in a timely manner. Student Health Center hours are 9:00 am - 10:00 am (walk-in), 10:00 am - 11:45 am and 1:00 pm – 4:45 pm, Monday-Friday, during fall and spring semesters.
- During summer months, breaks and after hours, call your physician’s office for an appointment or visit an urgent care center, etc. (at student's expense). There are three urgent cares in Ashland. UH Samaritan Urgent Care located at 663 E. Main Street, Walk-In Urgent Care located at 1016 Sugarbush Drive (near Home Depot), and CVS Minute Clinic located at 418 East Main Street.