UAF Student Health and Counseling Center

For an appointment, please call: (907) 474-7043

Hours of service are: 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday Closed weekends and holidays.

Our address is:
612 N. Chandalar Drive,
PO Box 755580
Fairbanks, AK  99775-5580
phone: (907) 474-7043
Fax:  (907) 474-5777
Please do NOT use email for personal questions, refills or appointments,
this should be done by phone or in person to maintain higher confidentialiy.
Student Health and Counseling is located on the 2nd floor of the Whitaker Building, which is the same building as Fire and Police, across from the bus turn around.

See Community Resources link for after hours and weekend clinics available.

After Hours Community Resources

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.

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We see students on an appointment basis. Our goal is to meet the medical and counseling needs of the UAF students and work with the student's schedule as much as we can. We are closed on weekends and follow the UAF Holiday closure schedule. There is a list on the Community Resources page for walk-in and after-hours clinics.


Students need to arrive 15 minutes prior to their appointment time. (ex: appt is at 9:00 am, student must arrive at 8:45 am) Bring your Polar Express card for check-in. Students that arrive late for an appointment may need to reschedule.

If you need to reschedule your appointment, please call us at 474-7043.

We DO NOT accept refills over email. Refill requests need to be made 24 hours in advance by the person the refill is for by calling 474-7043. Your name, student id#, medication & number of refills requested is necessary for us to handle your request promptly. Please provide a good call back phone number.

We require a 24 hour notice for copying and releasing medical records. Please keep this in mind if you need your medical records sent or need a copy for yourself. Releasing any medical records from our facility requires written consent for release with your signature.

Because we are NOT a "walk-in" Clinic, we designate "Same Day" appointment times for acute care illnesses or acute injuries on our schedule every day. These times open at 8:00 am, in the morning on a first come first serve basis. An acute illness may consist of fever, vomiting or infection. Please be specific about your illness and its severity so we can ensure enough time for you and the medical provider.

There may be times when all of our same day appointments have been taken depending on what time a student calls or arrives. When this happens, our staff does it's best to "work-in" students which is done at the discretion of our medical providers. This is not always possible on the same day. The student can choose to use a facility in the community or schedule for the following day if appointments are available.

Turn your clocks back this weekend. Day light savings

FLU OUTREACH CLINICS provided for UAF employees and their spouses, and all students.


Tuesday, Nov. 4th from 11:30am - 1:30pm at Butrovich Rm. 204

Flu Shots are available for students only at the Health and Counseling Center, Please come during our Lab/Vaccine hours.

Monday, Tues, Thurs & Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, Wed 10 am - 12 pm or Monday thru Thurs. 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. These hours will be strictly adhered to.

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UAF requires that all students taking 9 or more credits per semester carry health insurance. Please access the link below to read an important letter from our director about insurance requirements.

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Confused about Insurance? Please see some Health Insurance Options in the file below

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UAF has contracted with United Health Care Student Resources (UHCSR) to provide a comprehensive illness and injury insurance plan for students. Please see the links below for more information. Note: If you had this insurance last year, please review the policy because important changes have been made. Find the new 2014-2015 Student Insurance Brochure here, click on pic.

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Information on how to get your Student Insuance ID card

Make yourself an account so you can check your claims and other important information.

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Find Information at: customer service: 1-800-767-0700

Student Health Insurance Premiums for 2014 - 2015 academic year for Students

Annual Coverage:   $2056.00      Aug 25, 2014 – Aug 24, 2015
**Fall Semester:    $750.00        Aug 25, 2014 – Jan 4, 2015

**Spr/Sum:               $1306.00     Jan 5, 2015 – Aug 24, 2015

Spring Semester:    $743.00        Jan 5, 2015 – May 16, 2015
*Summer only:       $563.00        May 17, 2015 – Aug 24, 2015

**Graduate Students with TA’s or RA’s dates of coverage.

 *Deadline for Summer insurance purchase is June 5, 2015. 

Cannot be purchased after this date.
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These links provide students with helpful self care information that can be accessed 24/7.

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