University of Southern Indiana

Policies

All students, faculty, and staff at the University of Southern Indiana are eligible to use the University Health Center for their healthcare needs. 

Students may join the covered office visit plan (OVP)* for a fee of $47per semester. 

Students who are not enrolled in the OVP may use the center on a fee-for-service basis, or use personal healthcare insurance. (Clink the link above for additional information)

It is your right as our patient to:

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The first time you visit the University Health Center you will be asked to complete a health history form. This begins your medical record which becomes a history of your visits to the health center. Each time you come to the health center, your symptoms, the clinician's observations, the diagnosis, and the treatment plan will be recorded in your medical record. Telephone conversations and electronic mail communication related to your healthcare also will be documented.

The University Health Center will provide written statements to students who are seen for illness or injury if the medical provider deems it necessarry for you to be held out of class.   

No excuses will be given during finals.

The University Health Center will verify prolonged or serious illness to faculty if questions remain after discussion with the student.

Minor problems will not be verified. 

Due to confidentiality policies, the nature of the problem cannot be discussed without the consent of the student.

All students entering the University of Southern Indiana for the first time or living in University Housing must meet the immunization requirements of the University and Indiana Code 21-40-5 enacted by the 2007 Indiana General Assembly.

To comply with the requirements, you must provide current documentation of the following immunizations.

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The growth and development of students at the University of Southern Indiana is central to our goal of maintaining an environment conducive to student learning, academic achievement, individual responsibility, and respect for the rights and privileges of others. One aspect of our mission includes the availability of counseling, health services, educational programs and policies to foster good mental and physical health. It is the policy of the University to confront and address any behavior that threatens the health and safety of the University community.

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