Medical Services Overview

Primary Medical Care
Consulation, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of acute illness or injury, such as the common cold, influenza, skin conditions, abdominal pain, headaches, asthma, pneumonia, sexually transmitted infections, and back pain. There is no charge to see a provider; however, fees for other services such as laboratory testing or X-Ray imaging may be charged. Appointments are required for general medical visits of a non-acute nature and specialty clinics. A nurse is available for triage for instances of acute illness or injury. Call 704‑687‑7400 for more information.

Sports Medicine Clinic
Continuing care for orthopedic injuries and problems that fall beyond the scope of general care. Referral and appointment are required. Call 704‑687‑7400 for more information.

Women's Health
Services include annual physical exam and PAP smear, colposcopy, contraception information, and sexually transmitted infection testing. An appointment is required. Fees may be charged for these services. Call 704‑687‑7400 for more information

Nurse Clinic Services
Nurse Clinic is staffed by Registered Nurses who provide outpatient nursing services to patients requiring nursing services only such as pregnancy testing, wound care, etc. The nursing staff will also perform initial nursing assessments to determine the extent of illness or injury in the event a patient with an urgent medical need presents to the health center without an appointment. 

Allergy Injections
Allergy injections are provided to patients in the build-up or maintenance phases of immunotherapy. The Student Health Center does not provide allergy testing. Please refer to the allergy clinic under immunizations for more information.

Travel Clinic
Students planning to travel or study abroad can receive current travel information and vaccination recommendations for their specific itinerary. An International Travel Immunization Record is also available, upon request. Please refer to the travel clinic under the immunizations section for more information.

Physical Therapy
Rehabilitative services for short-term acute injury care. Appointments and Physician's order are required. Call 704‑687‑7400 for more information.

Nutrition Consultation
A Registered Dietitian is available for individual student consultations, with particular interest to those students needing assistance with disordered eating issues or weight loss. Please see the Nutrition page under the Nutrition section for more information.

Our psychiatrist offers psychiatric evaluations, medication evaluations, and on-going medication management. Medication management can include treatment for depression, anxiety, difficulty sleeping and other conditions. Psychiatric services are free. Patients are referred to the psychiatrist from a counselor at the UNC Charlotte Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or from medical providers at the Student Health Center.

Medical Laboratory
Routine diagnostic testing is performed. Orders for lab work are accepted from both in-house and outside physicians. There is a fee for lab work performed. 

Orders for x-ray images are accepted from both internal healthcare providers and outside physicians. There is a fee for all x-ray exams. An appointment is required.

HIV Screening
Scheduled clinics for free HIV/Syphilis testing along with pre- and post- counseling are provided by counselors from the Carolinas CARE Connection. Appointments are required. Results are confidential and are NOT disclosed to the Student Health Center. These clinics are held twice monthly throughout the academic year.

Sexual Health/ STI Screening Services
Confidential services are provided for patients seeking evaluation, screening and testing for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. 
For more information on Sexual Health and Sefer Sex, click link below:

Worker's Compensation
Visit the Environmental Health & Safety website for information, including required forms for employees injured at work.