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Student Health Services Now Accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

Over 85,000 UTSA students visited UTSA Student Health Services during the 2016-2017 academic year for their patient care needs. UTSA Student Health Services is a nationally accredited clinic on campus staffed with medical providers, registered and vocational nurses, health educators, and adminsitrative staff whose top priority is to provide the best quality care to our students.

Student Health Services is conveniently located across from the Recreation Center on the Main Campus. Open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, Student Health Services offers a wide variety of services such as:

  • Respitory infections

  • Sore throat

  • Minor first aid

  • Vomiting/fever

  • Urinary tract infections

  • Ear infections

  • Skin infections/rashes

  • Muscle strains/sprains

  • STI testing

  • Well woman visits

  • Immunizations

Exciting things are happening at Student Health Services. In addition to accepting the UT System Student Health Insurance Plan administered through Academic Health Plans, Student Health Services now accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and Cigna Insurances. Students who have either insurance are fully convered to receive preventative services like flu shots. Associate Vice President for Student Services, Dr. Beth Wichman stated "With accepting insurance, we hope to be able to serve more of the student population." Students who do not have the Student Health Insurance Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield, or Cigna can still see a provider at Student Health Services for a minimal fee.

Students can make appointments by calling 210-458-4142 select option 3 or by Clicking here to schedule online using the myMed patient portal.

Dental Screenings at Student Health Services

UT Health San Antonio Dental School faculty conduct FREE dental screenings for UTSA students.

Appointments are available on most Fridays from 1:30pm-3:45pm in the Student Services Wellness Classroom (Recreation Wellness Center 1.806).

To make an appointment, students can logon to Student Health Services myMed patient portal here or call 210-458-4142.

During the screening, a dental professional will:

  • Examine the mouth, gums, and teeth.
  • Look for signs of infection, cavities, periodontal disease, receding gums, and oral cancer.
  • If problems are identified, the dental professional will provide oral health education and refer students to low cost dental care at the UT Health Dental School or a dentist in the area.