Before arrival on campus, students must complete and return to the University Health Center the University of Georgia immunization and medical history form. Students may not register for classes without documentation for the immunization requirements for new students mandated by the Board of Regents.
The University Health Center offers a comprehensive outpatient health care program to all students who are registered in classes. The Health Center, with its 15 full-time physicians and a complete clinical staff, has regular medical clinics as well as special clinics in acute care, women’s health, dentistry, sports medicine, physical therapy, and allergy and travel medicine.
Additionally, the Department of Health Promotion offers students preventive health and counseling programs in areas that include:
- Tobacco and other substances
- Campus safety
- Sexual health
- Stress management
The department also offers an anonymous HIV counseling and testing program. The Counseling and Psychological Services unit offers individual, couples, and group therapy, a comprehensive eating disorders program, a relaxation therapy training room, and consultation, evaluation, and testing services. Supplemental health insurance is available to help cover costs of medical emergencies away from campus or beyond the scope of care available at the Health Center.
For more information:
University Health Center
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1755