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1 Resources At The Student Health Center

2 Departments in the Student Health Center (SHC) Wellness Promotion Pharmacy Physical Therapy Nutrition Immunizations

3 Medical Services at the SHC? Treatment of illnesses & injuries Physical exams Gynecological exams Laboratory and X-ray Referrals to specialists Physical Therapy Registered Dietitian

4 How much do I have to pay to see a doctor at the SHC? FREENothing, its FREE! If you are a student at UNCC, your fees pay for you to see a physician at no charge. All students are eligible regardless of their insurance. Please note, there are charges for pharmacy, lab, x-ray, allergy shots and some procedures.

5 Healthlink Talk to a nurse whenever the SHC is closed to ask for medical advice or just to ask questions To reach Healthlink: Call the Student Health Center after hours Go to the Student Health Center website Walk-in urgent care clinics near the university CVS Minute Clinic, 3.3 miles Next Care Urgent Care, 5.8 miles Carolinas Health Care Urgent Care, 5.8 miles A complete list is available on the SHC website Our local hospital is Carolinas Medical Center-University What to do when the Student Health Center is closed?

6 BASICS – A service provided for students who receive an alcohol or drug citation. Students who are sanctioned to the Center for Wellness Promotion will be required to meet with a BASICS staff member, one-on-one, for an initial 15- minute intake appointment. There are also resources for those who would like to quit drinking voluntarily. The phone number for the appointment desk is A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

7 A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion Free Smoking Cessation UNC Charlotte has a voluntary tobacco cessation program. Interested students will see a health educator for an initial 45 minute appointment to discuss a quit plan, withdrawal symptoms, and nicotine replacement products and/or medicinal options. Quit packs are also available

8 Consultation and counseling regarding sexual orientation, sexuality, STI diagnosis Sexual health counseling is offered to UNC Charlotte students free of charge. Students are encouraged to make an appointment if they have any questions about their sexual health, contraception, STIs, or other issues and questions related to sexuality or relationships. This one-on-one meeting is completely confidential. Call A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

9 Consultations and counseling regarding sexual assault, rape or domestic violence. If you or someone you know has been affected by Interpersonal Violence, help is available. Health check-up, STI/HIV screening, health counseling, pharmacy Individual and group counseling- Call Interpersonal violence information, supports, advocacy, links to resources, and prevention programming- Call A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

10 Educational opportunities about a variety of wellness topics Games and presentations are available from the CWP for campus clubs, RA programs, fraternities/ sororities, and all of your other programming needs. Check the Center for Wellness website to view the calendar for upcoming CWP events such as Wellness Wednesdays held in the Student Union. A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

11 CARE Packages Condom Access for Responsible Encounters (C.A.R.E.) Packages are available to all UNC Charlotte students free of charge. CARE Packages contain condoms, lubricant, and instructions for proper condom use. UNC Charlotte students may pick up CARE Packages in the Wellness Promotion Department during regular Student Health Center hours. A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

12 Other Items Available at CWP Tissues Cold Care Kits during Flu season Female Condoms Band-Aids Dental Dams A Service offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

13 Did You Know… Your parents or guardians CANNOT call and obtain all of your information from visits to the Student Health Center Confidentiality protects you. Staff members cannot confirm nor deny that they have seen you. Information can only be released with a students explicit and documented consent.

14 Do you know about Norming Niners? Norming NINER is a paid position through the Center for Wellness Promotion. The team includes students who are interested in a variety of health topics and trained to educate their fellow peers about these topics. For more information on Norming Niners or other opportunities to volunteer or work with CWP, visit: A program offered by the Center for Wellness Promotion

15 Would you like to know more? For more information on the Student Health Center visit: For more information on the Center for Wellness Promotion, visit:


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