University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Dec 02, 2021  
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Student Health Center


Students enrolled at UNR for six or more credits pay a mandatory health fee at the time of registration. Students at UNR taking fewer than six credits may voluntarily pay the health fee. This eligibility does not apply to correspondence and community service courses.

General outpatient medical care is provided for acute and chronic illnesses and injuries. Some of the services offered at the center include: sports medicine, women’s health, STD testing, immunizations, minor surgical procedures, laboratory and x-ray. Students are encouraged to make a Same Day appointment by calling 775-784-6598. Same Day appointments are available from 8am-6pm Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9am-6pm on Wednesdays and 8am-4pm on Fridays. Same Day appointments during winter, spring and summer breaks are from 8am-4pm and 9am-4pm on Wednesdays.

The university offers accident and health insurance for students, available by semester or annual basis. The insurance covers you 24 hours a day, whether you are at school or away from campus. In order to purchase the student insurance policy, undergraduates must be enrolled in at least 9 credits hours and graduate students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits, and pay the per semester health fee. Eligible students may also purchase insurance for their spouse and/or dependents, however spouses and children cannot receive care at the Student Health Center. A detailed brochure on insurance coverage and eligibility requirements is available at the Student Health Center and at http://www.unr.edu/shc.

The Student Health Center is located on the upper level of the Nell J. Redfield Building, on the north end of campus across from the School of Medicine. The center is closed weekends and holidays. For more information, call (775) 784-6598 or visit us on the web at http://www.unr.edu/shc