The mission of the University of Dubuque Student Health Services is to promote the health and wellness of the University Community, to enhance student retention, and to support academic and personal success.
The University of Dubuque has an agreement with Unity Point Finley. All students enrolled at the University of Dubuque have access to the services Unity Point Finley has to offer. Students are able to seek care at the three locates indicated below, no matter what insurance plan they have. The two locations to seek free office visits (student responsibility for all testing such as labs, X-Rays, etc..) are Unity Point Finley Occupational Health and Unity Point Urgent Care West.
Unity Point Finley Occupational Health 1665 Embassy West Dr. - please utilize this clinic during business hours listed above. Student(s) in need of assistance scheduling an appointment please stop by Stoltz 304 or call 563.589.3857 or e-mail EBarsema@dbq.edu.
Please only utilize Urgent Care outside of business hours.
Unity Point Finley Urgent Care West: 2255 JFK Road, Open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. everyday
*** All appointments scheduled at Unity Point Finley Occupational Health and Urgent Care West; please bring University of Dubuque Student ID, medical insurance card (if applicable) and the student appointment form. Student appointment form is located in the Health Services office. This form indicates when the student can return to class or any follow-up appointments needed. Please return the appointment form as soon as you can after the appointment.
If the student arranges their own appointment and is advised by medical provider not attend class, medical documentation should be turned into the Health Services office for the health and safety of the UD community. The Health Services office will verify with the student’s professors the class absence via email. It is still the student’s responsibility to personally notify their professors of any class missed due to illness and are responsible for all course work. Only the instructor can determine the impact the absence will have on the student’s final grade.
Campus Health Services Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. // Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
During these hours, please see Campus Health Services office for consultation for seeking prompt medical, dental and vision appointments. The Health Services Office will be able to assist in prompt referral to appropriate medical providers not only with Unity Point Finley Occupational Health or Unity Point Urgent Care Clinics; but, with other medical facilities as deemed by the student’s personal medical insurance. Medical care for chronic illnesses or injuries or any injury or illness that falls outside the UD Student Care Menu (as indicated above); please visit the Campus Health Services office to establish prompt care with a local Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practioner. If health condition is affecting academic performance, a prompt appointment with appropriate health care provider is made. The health services office can also assist with scheduling dental, vision, chiropractic, physical therapy, women’s health concerns, men’s health concerns, specialty clinics, establish care with PCP, orthopedic, etc.
Transportation to medical facilities: The University does not provide transportation to or from medical facilities. Taxi services are available in Dubuque if students cannot find other modes of transportation.
Health Insurance: The University of Dubuque does not require proof of health insurance for enrolled students with the exception of international students and student-athletes. However, it is highly recommended that all enrolled students have health insurance coverage either through their family’s medical plan or some privately purchased health insurance plan. All international students must purchase University-approved health insurance with repatriation and medical evacuation coverage. All students planning to participate in intercollegiate athletics at the University must provide proof of health insurance.
If you do not have health insurance and are interested in obtaining health insurance, please contact the Health Services office for assistance or visit the UD webpage for links to health insurance companies.
Important Phone Numbers
Health Services Office Location: 304 Stoltz
Office Phone: 563.589.3857
Office Fax: 563 589 3929
Career & Life Services (Counseling Center): 563.589.3911
Safety & Security: 563.589.3333