Costs (Charges)

You will NOT be charged for the following services:  There is no charge to see a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse, or health educator. These services are included in the Student Health Fee, which is included in tuition.

You WILL be charged for:  There are charges for pharmacy, laboratory tests, x-rays, allergy shots, immunizations, specialty clinics and some procedures. For those students enrolled in the University student health insurance plan, charges will be billed to the student health insurance however, any charges not covered by the insurance will be placed on the students account.

Examples of fees for services

Information on SHC Summer Fees

All pricing listed are examples and may or may not be the actual price of the test, procedure, medication, etc. Pricing is available at the patient's request.

Missed Appointment Administrative Fee: There is a $30 charge for each missed appointment for these specialty services:

Pap Test Gynecological Physical Therapy
Registered Dietitian Travel Clinic Psychiatrist Initial Assessment (1 hour)
Alcohol or Drug Sanctions BASICS (1 hour) Colposcopy Nexplanon

Other appointments (15-20 minutes): After the third missed appointment per year there is a Missed Appointment Administrative Fee of $30. This charge will apply for each missed apointment after that.   

Fall and Spring Semesters:
The Health Service Fee for academic year 2020-2021 is $123.50 per semester for students enrolled in 6 hours or more. The fee is prorated by the number of hours enrolled for students enrolled in 5 or less hours. This fee is included in tuition charges.

Summer Semester:
Students Enrolled During the Summer: The Summer Health Service Fee is pro-rated by the number of hours enrolled. There is a separate fee for each of the two summer sessions. 

Students Not Enrolled During the Summer: Students who were enrolled during the previous spring semester and are pre-registered for the following fall semester are eligible to receive Student Health Center services. However, there is a $40.00 fee for each summer session. This is charged by the Student Health Center at the time of the first visit each summer session.

Students taking Distance Education classes during the summer:
The University does not charge a health services fee for those enrolled in distance education classes. Students who do not pay the University Health Services fee must pay an access fee (SHC Summer Fee) to receive services during the summer sessions*. 
*Newly admitted students are eligible to receive immunizations required to meet the N.C. Immunization statute without paying the summer fee.

Visitors Fee: $45.00 for the initial visit; $35.00 per follow-up visit.

Payment methods: 
Charges may be paid at the time of your visit by cash, check or these credit/ debit cards: VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.  Flex cards can also be accepted.  Patient must have the credit/debit card at the time of payment. Payments will not be accepted by telephone.

Student Account:
Charges may also be applied to Student Accounts. Every student has a Student Account, which is the student’s account with the university where tuition and fees are charged. A Student Account is not the same as the 49er Card. It takes about 3-4 days for Student Health Center charges to appear on a Student Account. Charges that appear on your Student Account are listed as "Health Center Charge." Payments to Student Accounts can be made at the second floor of Reese or online through the 49er Express. Students are strongly encouraged to periodically review their Student Account through 49er Express.

Student Insurance Premium and Waivers:
The Student Insurance premium is a charge to Student Accounts and is listed as “Student Health Premium”. Student Insurance waivers are credits and appear as a payment called “Health Insurance Waiver”.

Refunds of Fees/Charges:
It is the policy of the Student Health Center not to refund fees for services provided in good faith. This includes, but is not limited to the SHC fee, the per-visit fee and charges for pharmaceuticals, laboratory and x-ray procedures and other medical procedures.

The patient may plead his/her case in writing to:
Director, Student Health Center
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Last updated 5/12/20