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About Us

The University of Houston Student Health Center is a comprehensive primary Health Care Facility. We offer affordable and accessible quality primary medical and mental health care. Our Pharmacy offers prescription and non-prescription medications at competitive prices often lower than off campus.

Accreditation

The University of Houston Student Health Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes our UH Student Health Center from many other out-patient facilities by assuring that the highest quality of care is delivered to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.

Status as an accredited organization means that the UH Student Health Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC.

Eligibility Requirements

All currently enrolled students at the University of Houston are eligible for all services of the Student Health Center. A valid picture ID is required at check-in.

Financial Information

The Student Health Center is financed by Student Service Fees and fees for services. A fee is charged for professional services, medications, laboratory procedures, and injections. Our prices are very competitive. Payment is due at time of service.

The Student Health Center will accept Visa, MasterCard, transfer to the patient's university financial account or bill to the UH endorsed Student Health Insurance Plan. For all other insurance plans, the patient must pay at the time of service. A statement suitable for submission to their insurance will be provided.

We accept 3rd party payment for pharmacy and laboratory services. We will also work with your insurance company to refer you to specialty care, should the need arise.

Is your third-party insurance plan in-network with Quest Diagnostics? Upon request at the time of your appointment, Quest Diagnostics will file a claim with your insurance carrier for the cost of labs that we send to their facility.

Student Health Insurance

A Student Health Insurance Plan, endorsed by and designed especially for the University of Houston System, is available to all eligible UH student. The University of Houston strongly encourages all students to carry health insurance; however insurance is not required to be seen by our health care professionals. Students will be seen in the Student Health Center with or without health insurance. A statement suitable for submission to their insurance will be provided.

Emergency Services and After Hours Care

On-Campus Medical Emergencies: Call the UH Police at 713-743-3333
Off-Campus Medical Emergencies: Call 911

Patient Privacy

Privacy laws prohibit sharing information without authorized consent from the patient. In order to share information with the parents, the student must complete an Authorization to Release Medical Records Form for the specific treatment date.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency situation here at the UH Student Health Center, you will be contacted if you are listed as the student's emergency contact on their medical history form.