Health Services

The Student Health Clinic offers the following services:

  • General medical care
  • Routine health exams
  • Injury evaluations
  • Immunizations
  • Psychiatric services
  • Travel consultations
  • Allergy injections
  • Lab testing
  • Sexual Transmitted Disease (STD) testing
  • Eating disorders management
  • Women's health services

The clinic does not provide chronic illness ongoing management.

More Info About Services

  • Appropriate treatment for acute illnesses and injuries, including communication with primary care/specialists, as needed
  • Full lab services to complete ordered routine and follow up blood draws before your appointment with your primary care provider/specialists. 
  • Diagnostic assessments and testing for many chronic illnesses. If needed, referrals will be made for further treatment and management of chronic diseases.
  • Free sharps containers and sharps disposal
  • Evaluation of diabetes risk or diagnose diabetes. Newly diagnosed diabetic patients are referred to a specialist either in the Cedar Valley or their hometown depending on student’s preference.
  • Nurse-on-call service is available after clinic hours, weekends and holidays for medical advice by dialing 319-272-2600.


Resource Nurse

The resource nurse helps patients to determine the appropriate care of health problems through phone at 319-273-5161 or in-person visits. Nurse appointments are available for a variety of health-related issues including pregnancy testing, travel consultations & vaccinations, allergy injections and updating immunizations.


Referral to a Medical Specialist

If your condition requires referral to a specialist, the Student Health Clinic health care providers will assist you with making those arrangements. 

Students are responsible for:

  • Contacting their insurance to see if the medical specialist or health facility is participating with their health insurance company.
  • Bringing copies of their health insurance cards to their appointment as well as personal identification (such as UNI ID or driver’s license).
  • Fees charged by a specialist are independent of the Student Health Clinic. If you have specific questions related to the cost of the visit, you should check with your health insurance company.   

Services Offered

These web links contain health information and should not be interpreted as personal medical advice. If you would like to learn more or are concerned about your own health issues, please call 319-273-5161 to speak with the Student Health Clinic resource nurse.

 

Self-Diagnosis Websites


Medline Plus - Health Topics A-Z

Web MD - symptom checker

Go Ask Alice - health information and resources

E-Checkup to go - programs are personalized, evidence-based, online prevention interventions for alcohol and marijuana

Mayo Clinic - health information and resources

‌Sexual Health Websites


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - sexual health information

Birth control information

Birth control methods fact sheet

Birth control information

Get Yourself Tested - sexually transmitted disease information and testing

Mental Health Websites


UNI Counseling Center

Take a Mental Health Test - Mental Health America

National Suicide Hotlines:

 

Substance Abuse Information


Resources for the University of Northern Iowa students

Getting help for yourself or others

Prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and illegal drug information

Alcohol e-check up

Marijuana e-check up

Blood alcohol calculator