Student Health Services

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

Academic Year Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm, closed daily from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Summer Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm, closed daily from 12:00pm to 12:30pm

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

Visits are by appointment. Walk-ins are accepted. There are often same-day appointments available. 

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 your call. Or, email us at

See also: The services we offer.

Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and Testing for Incoming International Students

Do you have questions about Tuberculosis (TB) screening and testing?

Please review the TB Information Letter and the TB Questions and Answers document. 



Naloxone (Narcan) Training

  • There are five Naloxone cabinets on campus for drug overdose emergencies. Learn how and when to use them by watching our Naloxone Training Video.

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.