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University Health Service (UHS)

News from UHS (Updated 10/9/14)


Sex & Chocolate Health Fair – Monday, October 27
Please join the UHS Health Promotion Office on Monday, October 27 from 4-6 PM in the Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons for our annual sexual health and wellness event! Sex & Chocolate is a unique opportunity for students to get sexual health information in a fun and interactive way from resources both on and off campus. Come for the chocolate and come for the fun! There will goodie bags for the first 100 students as well as free condoms and other give-a-ways!

Campus-wide Flu Vaccine Clinic – October 30
The University Health Service (UHS) staff will hold a campus-wide flu vaccine clinic for all students, staff, and faculty from 9:00-5:00 on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Goergen Athletic Center. All River Campus–based students and employees are asked to participate in the clinic to receive the flu shot. The clinic will serve as a test of campus emergency preparedness to practice delivering mass quantities of a vaccine in response to an urgent public health concern. Students with high risk health conditions and those who may not be on campus Oct. 30 can receive flu shots at UHS any time, by appointment. For more …

Online Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Process is now closed.
The online Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Process is now closed for the Fall Enrollment Period. If you have questions about health insurance, please contact the UHS Insurance Advisors at

ADHD – Evaluation and Treatment
Check the UHS and UCC web sites for information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prescribing of medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Students who have been diagnosed with ADHD must provide specific documentation before medications will be prescribed by UHS health care providers. Students who have not been diagnosed with ADHD previously must complete an evaluation that includes comprehensive testing and assessment by trained professionals before medications will be prescribed. For more information...

Healthy Monday @ UR
Every Monday is a Healthy Monday @ UR!! You can make Mondays a day to recommit to your health by setting goals, being active, and being mindful of your health (spiritually, emotionally, etc.). Each Monday follows a theme – Motivated Monday (1st Monday), Move It Monday (2nd Monday), Meatless Monday (3rd Monday), and Mellow Out Monday (4th Monday). Like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with Healthy Monday @ UR events!!

Requesting Your Immunization Record
If you need documentation of your immunizations for graduate school, a job, or another reason, UHS can help you by providing you with a list of immunizations that are documented in the UHS database. To request your immunization record, e-mail Put "Immunization Record Request" in the subject line. Include your name, birth date, your years at the University, your student ID (if you know it), and your mailing address or fax number. Requests are usually processed in 3-5 business days.

Questions about Health Insurance
If you have questions about health insurance for full-time students and their spouses and dependents, write to the UHS Insurance Advisors at for assistance. Please include your student ID in your message. For information about health insurance, check "Health Insurance for Full-time Students" on the UHS web site.

Questions about Aetna Student Health – Numbers to Call
If you are enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Plan and have questions about your benefits, the services not covered, your ID card, the pharmacy benefit, enrolling or waiving, or other concerns, we can help you decide which number to call. Check the list of phone numbers for help. Check the Aetna Student Health web site for more information about the insurance plan.

Helpful Sites/Links

For more information, contact Linda Dudman in the UHS Health Promotion Office at (585) 273-5770 or