• Appointments

    Make an appointment


    Phone number

    Primary Care
    859-323-APPT (2778)

    Gynecology/Genitourinary care (GYN/GU)
    859-323-APPT (2778)

    Behavioral Health

    Health Education
    (Nutrition, tobacco treatment, sexual health)
    859-323-APPT (2778)

    Allergies, Vaccinations, Compliance
    859-323-APPT (2778)

    Dental Care (Select services available at no-cost for student – learn more here. Additional services available.)
    859-323-DENT (3368)

    *NOTE: Some appointment times are not available for online scheduling; calling to schedule will give you the option of additional appointment times.

  • Phone Information Nurse

    Our Phone Information Nurse (PIN) is available for telephone consultation for illness, injuries, lab results, or other health concerns or questions. Our PIN is available by calling 859-323-4636 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

  • Clinic hours

    Student clinic hours (primary care, women’s health, health education)

    Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9-11 a.m. on Saturday.

    Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

    Behavioral clinic hours

    Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.

    Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

  • What to expect               

    What to expect at your appointment

    Appointments are required for UHS visits. For primary care, women’s health and health education appointments, you will go to the second floor of the UHS building at 830 S. Limestone. For behavioral health appointments, you will go to the fourth floor of the UHS building, located at 830 S. Limestone.

    Bring your student ID and your insurance card to every appointment.

    Please arrive for your appointment 10 minutes before your appointment time and sign in with the receptionist at the front desk. You will then be directed to the self-check-in kiosks. When finished with the self-check-in, have a seat in the lobby. Your name will be called, and you will be directed to the exam room.

    See primary care, women’s health and behavioral health for more details about what to expect for your appointment.

    After your appointment, you will be directed to the check-out desk. If services that are not covered by your Health Fee are provided, you can pay at check-out. Payments are expected at the time of your appointment for services not covered by the Health Fee. If a follow-up appointment is recommended, you may schedule that at the time of check-out as well.

  • Using your patient portal

    The UHS online patient portal is your source for much of your electronic health record (EHR). 

    On this portal, you will be able to:

    • View and schedule upcoming appointments.
    • Print and view immunization records that may be required for a place of employment or your program of study.
    • Complete online forms.
    • Send secure messages to your clinicians.

    Additional patient portal functions are coming soon.

    Refer to this document for instructions on accessing your patient portal (PDF, 248 KB). You will need your Link Blue ID and password to access the patient portal.

  • Cold vs. the flu

    This resource is to help you tell the difference between the symptoms of the flu or a cold.

    Symptoms of the flu include:

    • Fever with temp ≥ 100.4°.
    • Abrupt onset of symptoms.
    • Pronounced cough.
    • Nasal congestion.
    • Pronounced muscle aches.
    • Possible nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea.
    • Generally feeling terrible.

    Cold symptoms include:

    • Lower-grade fever generally ≤ 100.4°.
    • Gradual symptom onset.
    • Milder cough.
    • Nasal congestion.
    • Mild or no muscle aches.

    When should I seek care for cold symptoms?

    You need an appointment if you have the following symptoms:

    • Fever higher than 103°,
    • Fever higher than 100.5° for more than two days.
    • Earache.
    • Significant nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea.
    • Significant headache.
    • Significant sore throat.
    • Shortness of breath or wheezing.
    • Rash.
    • Deep cough with green/yellow sputum.
    • Symptoms getting worse after five to seven days or symptoms persisting for more than two weeks.

    To make an appointment with a UHS provider, call 859-323- APPT (2778) or schedule an appointment online (PDF, 267 KB) »  

    If you are not sure if you should seek care, call our Phone Information Nurse at 859-323-INFO (4636).

  • Tips to stay healthy

    Here are some simple tips to help avoid getting sick and keep yourself healthy.

    • Wash your hands often with warm, soapy water, especially before eating.
    • Use hand sanitizer and hand wipes.
    • Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough, preferably with the inside of your elbow.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
    • Stay home if you are sick and avoid getting close to people who are sick.
    • Get seven to eight hours of sleep each night.
    • Drink lots of water and eat fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
    • Get an annual flu vaccine.
    • Be physically active for at least 30 minutes most days of the week.