Student Health Services

We are open

Certified family nurse practitioners offer appointments to currently enrolled, degree-seeking students and UA faculty and staff members. 

Academic Year Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Summer Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays and all university-observed holidays. 

Visits are by appointment. There are same-day appointments available. Walk-ins will be accepted depending upon healthcare provider availability.

We are in the Student Recreation and Wellness building, Suite 260.  

Please call 330-972-7808 to schedule an appointment. If prompted, please leave a voice mail so we can return the call and schedule an appointment for you.  Or, email the office at

See also: The services we offer.

Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Testing

Tuberculosis (TB) screening survey: 



Checklist of health considerations

Download our checklist of health considerations for students, which includes:

  • how to monitor your health,
  • insurance,
  • what to do in an emergency,
  • supplies to bring to campus,
  • documents you will need and more.

See also

Glad you asked: Does Student Health Services provide class-absence excuses?

Answer: No, we do not provide absence excuses for students who miss a class, presentation, exam or other academic responsibility. If you are ill, contact your professors before an absence to make arrangements for any classes or deadlines that may be missed.

Recommendations for parents

  • What immunizations are recommended?
  • What health-related items should my student bring to campus?
  • Where can my student receive health care if needed?
  • How can I effectively talk with my student about underage drinking?

See our recommendations

Our services

Acute, Episodic Care

  • Evaluation & treatment of uncomplicated illness and injury
  • Immunizations and Tuberculosis testing
  • Academically required physical examinations
  • Diagnostic blood work and other testing ordered by our healthcare providers
  • Referral assistance for health concerns beyond the scope of the department

Well Women's Clinic

  • Annual women's gynecological exams including PAP smears for cervical cancer screening and testing for sexually transmitted infections
  • Patient information and education about healthy & safe lifestyle practices and contraceptive options
  • Details: Well Women's Clinic

Contact us


Student Recreation and Wellness Center, Suite 260
382 Carroll St.
Akron, OH 44325-1101


Phone: 330-972-7808
Fax: 330-972-8849

After-hours emergencies

When Student Health Services is closed, you  seek care at a number of local healthcare facilities in the greater Akron community.