1. WHO CAN BE SEEN IN HEALTH SERVICE?
2. WHAT IS THE COST?
3. DO I NEED INSURANCE COVERAGE TO ATTEND SIUE?
4. DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT TO BE SEEN IN HEALTH SERVICE?
5. IS THERE A LOW COST DENTAL SERVICE IN THE AREA?
All enrolled SIUE students can be seen in Health Service. All SIUE students should be prepared to show a current SIUE identification card.
Students who are assessed a health service fee in their tuition and fee payments will be seen by a member of our health care delivery team at no addition charge. A minimal fee is charged for procedures, laboratory work, pharmacy items, physical exams, and immunizations.
SIUE Health Service advises students to have adequate health insurance. A reasonable student health insurance plan is available through Academic Health Plans.
The School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy require proof of health insurance. This is managed through the individual schools.
Academic Health Plan brochures and enrollment forms may be picked up in Health Service. You can also apply online by going to their website at www.AHPCare.com/siue.
Yes. Appointments allow Health Service to provide the best care possible to all students. Also, appointments give students the ability to schedule for a time that fits their academic schedule.
Prior to your first visit to Health Service, you will be asked to complete three online forms (Health History Form, Notice of Privacy Practices, and Treatment Agreement). This is a one-time requirement and can be completed and submitted online at cougarcare.siue.edu.
A pre-visit questionnaire is required for each visit specific to your condition. This also can be completed and submitted online at cougarcare.siue.edu.
An extensive variety of dental services is offered to the public by the SIU School of Dental Medicine. This is a dental school and much of the care rendered is provided by dental students who are closely supervised by dental faculty. There are two locations. One location is College Avenue in Alton; the telephone number is 474-7000. The other location is at 411 East Broadway, East St. Louis; the telephone number is 482-6980. Hours are 8-4:30, Monday - Friday.
There are also dentists in the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon area that offer some student discounts.
Immunization records are being accepted for newly enrolled students and are due the 1st day of the term. If you are non-compliant, a HOLD will be placed on your ability to register for next semester. See Immunizations for further information. A fine of $25.00 will be levied the 4th week of the term if a student remains non-compliant.
Domestic students looking for health insurance that meets ACA requirements should visit here for information about our optional plan details.
Click here to read about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for College Students.
This is in no way affiliated or vetted through the Department of Health and Human Services.
Created by Megan Pabian
Coordinator of University Relations & Public Affairs
UCF Health Services
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Proof of insurance is required for International Students
See International Students for further information.