Student Health



Please stay informed about the current situation. Visit the Public Health Center.

Student Health is a campus health clinic that offers medical care to UNK students.

Students taking on-campus credit hours automatically pay the Student Health & Counseling Fee for services.  Students enrolled in online credit hours can opt in for services by paying the semester Student Health & Counseling Fee.

What kind of health care is offered?

  • Evaluation for a wide variety of health issues.
  • Vaccinations and medications.
  • Simple procedures, such as treatment of warts or removal of ingrown toenails. 
  • Physicals for sports, surgery, or study abroad.
  • Basic laboratory services.

What to expect when visiting Student Health this year:

Appointments

  • In-person and telehealth services are available. Call 308-865-8218 to schedule an appointment to ensure you will be seen in a timely manner.
  • We offer limited same day appointments for students with severe illness and injuries on a first come, first serve basis. Walk ins are welcome, however, scheduled appointments will take priority.
  • Appointment tips: What to bring:
  • Bring a mask
  • UNK ID
  • Form of payment (cash, credit/debit card) if you should incur a nominal fee.
  • Insurance card (in case you need lab services)

Forms: Arrive 15 minutes early to give you time to complete necessary forms.

COVID-19 health services:

  • Student health provides treatment options for individuals who are sick and have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Student Health offers COVID-19 rapid testing at no charge. Appointments required.
  • Student Health offers COVID-19 Vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer and J&J) at no charge. Appointments required. You will be asked to wait 15 minutes after your shot to be monitored for an allergic reaction.
  • The Pfizer vaccine is only authorized for individuals 18 and older. If you are 18, parental and guardian consent is required. There are two ways you can show proof of consent:
  • J&J vaccine is only authorized for people 18 and older. If you are 18, parental and guardian consent is required. There are two ways you can show proof of consent.
  • Other ways to get vaccinated: UNK is partnering with Two Rivers Health department to provide 3 Vaccine days. Two Rivers will be located in the Nebraska Student Union from 10am-3pm October 28th.  Please register through vaccinate.ne.gov.  Contact Student Health for more information: 308-865-8218.

COVID-19 FAQs can be found here.

We process insurance claims for United Healthcare Student Resources (UHCSR) policy holders.  Fees are covered at 100% for students with the UHCSR student insurance plan offered by UNK.