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Classification Policy Manual Number: 18.5.2 University of North Texas Date Issued: 1990; 8/93 8/97; 8/01; 11/05 SUBJECT: UNT STUDENT HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER APPLICABILITY: STUDENTS The University maintains an on-campus Student Health and Wellness Center which includes Primary Medical Care, Wellness Resource Service Health Resource Center (Nutrition Counseling, Personal Fitness Evaluations, Women’s Education, Massage Therapy & Substance Abuse Resource Center), Laboratory, Full Service Pharmacy, Psychiatric, Radiology, and Allergy/Immunization Services. Prior to an initial visit patients are required to complete a medical questionnaire or submit results of a physical examination (except in extreme emergencies). Examinations by a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Nurse are by appointment. Students who have paid the Student Health Medical Service fee for the current semester are eligible to use the services of the Health and Wellness Center. During Summer School, a continuing, non-enrolled student may use the SHWC Center and Pharmacy after paying a use fee for the needed service in the semester following enrollment. Employees of the University or others who have their fees waived are not eligible for services. When presenting for treatment a student must show a valid UNT Student ID card. Payment of the student medical services fee allows the students access to medical services at the Health and Wellness Center. The fee does not cover charges such as pharmacy, taking x-ray exams, laboratory tests, dressings, hospital filling medication prescriptions, casts, crutches, splints, exams, minor surgery, injections, etc. If a student is referred to a specialist or is hospitalized, the student is responsible for payment of those charges. The Health and Wellness Center Pharmacy can only fill prescriptions for students paying the medical services fee and their dependents. Prescriptions from physicians not employed by the Health and Wellness Center may be filled at the Pharmacy. However,We do not fill any schedule II(narcotic) prescriptions. A complete listing of services and hours of operation are provided in at the Health and Wellness Center and Wellness Health Resource Center website: www.healthcenter.unt.edu brochures.
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