This is an exciting time in the life of your son/daughter, and it is sometimes more difficult on the parents, often miles away, than on the students. We realize it is also more challenging when your student is sick. The Student Health Clinic is a one-stop health care services and we are centrally located on campus. We offer evaluations of sickness or injury and preventative health exams. We play an essential role in the health and well-being of UNI students by:
We also recognize this may be the first time your college student will see a new healthcare provider. It is important that they share their personal health information during an office visit. Students will need to be able to identify:
We encourage students to become active participants in their own evaluation and care. If a student has a condition requiring ongoing care, we are here to assist them. In order for the UNI Student Health Clinic to have the information necessary we request that students:
We also understand that students are on prescription medications and will need refills while away at school, so we also offer a full-service pharmacy. The UNI Pharmacist is available to fill their prescription needs and to assist in selection appropriate over-the-counter medications.
All registered students, regardless of having health insurance or not, are eligible to use the Student Health Clinic. Please encourage your student to use us. We provide a relaxed, friendly environment so students feel comfortable coming to us for their care. The staff enjoys working with the students and are very aware of health issues specific to this age group. We want to serve as the on-campus health resource for all students and assist them in meeting their health-care needs.
~The University of Northern Iowa Student Health Clinic.