We do our best to accommodate students around their class schedules, but there are times when we are not available when a student needs health care.
Below are facilities in the Fairbanks area that may meet these medical or counseling needs when the center is not available. Be sure to review your insurance plan for coverage prior to seeing a provider.
Student Health and Counseling
The UAF Student Health and Counseling Center offers after-hours counseling services via telephone for students who need immediate mental health care. The center employs a counseling service with professional counselors available to serve our students when we are closed for evenings, weekends and university holidays. For eligible students to access the service, call the Student Health and Counseling Center at 907-474-7043 and follow the instructions for connecting to the service.
Alaska's Suicide Prevention Line, 24/7/365
or text 4help to 839863
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For deaf or hard-of-hearing, use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255
Tanana Valley 1st Care Center
1101 Noble St.
Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., seven days a week
Tanana Valley 1st Care West
570 Riverstone Way
Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
Fairbanks Urgent Care Center
1867 Airport Way, Suite 130B
Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.
Steese Immediate Care
1275 Sadler Way, Suite 101
Open 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
Open 10: a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.
Chief Andrew Isaac Health Clinic
1717 W. Cowles St.
Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon.-Fri. for primary care
Open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily for urgent care
These services are limited to students enrolled in the Indian Health Services and eligible to use Chief Andrew Isaac Health Clinic.
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Emergency Care
1650 Cowles Street
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week