Location of Student Health and Counseling
2nd Floor of the Whitaker Bldg, it's the same building as fire and police dept and across from the bus turnaround.
Hours of Service for Eligible Students
Our regular hours during the academic year are: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Students that have paid the semester based health center fee of $135 are eligible for services. Students taking 9 or more credits in the classroom on the main campus are automatically assessed this fee. Students taking between 6-8 credits or less than 9 credits on the main campus (ex: web based classes) have the option of paying this fee if they would like to receive services at the student health center.Hours of service are from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. Closed weekends and UAF holidays.
Summer Semester health center fee is $70 and based on students taking 6 credit hours during the summer, or other eligibility criteria. (see summertime services)
Student Health and Counseling will be Closed Monday, July 4th and Tuesday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day.
Student Health and Counseling is now on Summer Hours. 8 am - 1 pm Monday thru Thursday, Closed Fridays and weekends.
The Student Health Center fee for summer is $70 and must be paid if students would like to receive continued services. Prescription refills still require 24 hour notice and should be picked up by 12:30 pm.
A Consent for release of information is required when requesting your records. Please allow 24 hours notice if you would like a copy of your records or need a prescription refilled.
If you need to reschedule your appointment, please call us at 474-7043.
Student Health and Counseling Late policy
We understand that things come up from time to time but as a courtesy to
other students and in an effort to keepour staff from running behind schedule,
we have the following late policy.
Students that are 10 minutes late for a medical appointment will be rescheduled.
Students that are 15 minutes or more late for counseling appointments will have to reschedule
their counseling appointments with their counselors.
Please be sure we have your correct email address because email reminders are sent out in
advance and if you would like a text reminder, we also have that feature available.
Due to the construction around the Whitaker Bldg., please access the Student Health and Counseling Center by using the entrance next to the Police Dept. The back lot by the Fire Dept is closed.
After-Hours Mental Health Service Now Offered
The UAF Student Health and Counseling Center now offers after-hours counseling services for students who need immediate mental health care. The Center has employed a counseling service that has professional counselors on staff available to serve our students when we are closed which is evenings, weekends, and during university holidays. To access the service, the student just needs to call our Center’s phone number, 474-7043 and follow the instructions for connecting to the service. Rural Students, click on link for instructions on how to access after hours services: http://www.uaf.edu/chc/counseling-services-1/rural-student-after-hours/
These blocks of time have been specifically set aside for a same day illness. If you cannot keep your appointment please call 474-7043 and cancel. If you fail to show up for your same day appointment there will be a $15 "No Show Fee" put on your student account.
See Community Resources link for after hours and weekend clinics available.
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Please see Medical Services for our Walk-in Lab/Vaccine Hours
Confused about Insurance? Please see some Health Insurance Options in the file below