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University Health Service (UHS)

News from UHS (Updated 12/2/14)


Flu Vaccine Clinic
UHS will be holding a flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, December 3rd from 11:30-1:00 in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons. The clinic is open to all students, staff, faculty, and their spouses. The clinics are on a first come, first served basis. Everyone is asked to bring their UR ID and insurance card to the clinic. Students and other UHS patients can receive flu shots at UHS any time, by calling 585-275-2662

UHS Offers Study Breaks for Students
The UHS Health Promotion Office will be offering three study breaks for students during reading period. Study Break #1 is a De-Stress Fest, held in collaboration with the new Barnes and Noble Bookstore, on Saturday, December 13th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Come to the bookstore and check out the variety of activities designed to help you relax and de-stress. Join us for Study Break #2 and "Make Your Own Trail Mix." This study break will take place twice on Monday, December 15 (3:00-4:00 p.m. and 8:00-9:00 p.m.) in the hallway near the ITS entrance to Rush Rhees Library. Study Break #3 is our final "PAWS for Stress Relief" program for the year. Stop by and visit with the dogs between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. in the Goergen Athletic Center lobby.

Online Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Process is open.
The online Health Insurance Process is open for the Winter Open Enrollment Period (November 10-January 30). Access to the online insurance process is limited to students who are beginning full-time studies in January or who are returning to full-time status in January (i.e., return from study abroad). If you have questions about health insurance, contact the UHS Insurance Advisors at

ADHD – Evaluation and Treatment
Check the UHS and UCC web sites for information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prescribing of medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Students who have been diagnosed with ADHD must provide specific documentation before medications will be prescribed by UHS health care providers. Students who have not been diagnosed with ADHD previously must complete an evaluation that includes comprehensive testing and assessment by trained professionals before medications will be prescribed. For more information...

Healthy Monday @ UR
Every Monday is a Healthy Monday @ UR!! You can make Mondays a day to recommit to your health by setting goals, being active, and being mindful of your health (spiritually, emotionally, etc.). Each Monday follows a theme – Motivated Monday (1st Monday), Move It Monday (2nd Monday), Meatless Monday (3rd Monday), and Mellow Out Monday (4th Monday). Like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with Healthy Monday @ UR events!!

Requesting Your Immunization Record
If you need documentation of your immunizations for graduate school, a job, or another reason, UHS can help you by providing you with a list of immunizations that are documented in the UHS database. To request your immunization record, e-mail Put "Immunization Record Request" in the subject line. Include your name, birth date, your years at the University, your student ID (if you know it), and your mailing address or fax number. Requests are usually processed in 3-5 business days.

Questions about Health Insurance
If you have questions about health insurance for full-time students and their spouses and dependents, write to the UHS Insurance Advisors at for assistance. Please include your student ID in your message. For information about health insurance, check "Health Insurance for Full-time Students" on the UHS web site.

Questions about Aetna Student Health – Numbers to Call
If you are enrolled in the Aetna Student Health Plan and have questions about your benefits, the services not covered, your ID card, the pharmacy benefit, enrolling or waiving, or other concerns, we can help you decide which number to call. Check the list of phone numbers for help. Check the Aetna Student Health web site for more information about the insurance plan.

Helpful Sites/Links

For more information, contact Linda Dudman in the UHS Health Promotion Office at (585) 273-5770 or