UHC Services

We offer an extensive list of services to meet your health care needs. Our services are available to all staff members, students, and family members of students, including:

  • Full-time undergraduate/graduate students and their immediate family members
  • Part-time undergraduate/graduate students and their immediate family
  • Academic and non-academic staff

UHC services include:

Personal family physicians provide care to students and their immediate family, as well as staff members, for the duration of their time at the U of A. No long commute to visit your doctor; just a short distance from your class or office.

Sexual health and sexuality are crucial parts of overall health and wellness. Maintaining good sexual health practices can include consistent and correct contraceptive use, STI testing, HPV vaccinations, and more.

Our sexual health services include:

Our specialist, Dr. Tankel, provides medical care related to pregnancy and gives treatment to women focusing on issues related to the reproductive system.

By appointment only.

Our specialist, Dr. Ravji, provides podiatric and orthopedic services, treating foot, ankle, and related ailments.

By appointment only.

Health programs include clinical placements as an essential component of the program. In order to protect yourself and the patients you will be interacting with during your placement, you are required to have your immunization records reviewed and updated by a health care professional.

Request your immunization review.

We offer travel consultations and immunizations for individuals seeking to prevent illness when far from home.

Immunizations and follow-up visits take time, so be sure to complete your consultation well in advance of your trip.

Nutrition consultations are provided by a registered dietitian and are tailored to fit your unique nutrition needs. Common topics of a nutrition consultation include: eating on a budget, meal planning, nutrition in the prevention and management of specific health concerns/conditions, weight management, and more.

By appointment only between 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Fridays.

Consultations are free for students.

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a medication taken daily by individuals who are HIV-negative, in addition to safer sex practices, as a precaution with the intention of preventing HIV infection. 
The University Health Centre has physicians at the clinic who specializes in transgender health care and hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Learn more.

Warts are incredibly common and can be found on any part of your body. They can be annoying and painful, and most commonly grow on your hands and feet. The doctors at the UHC can treat your warts easily with liquid nitrogen.

Contact our clinic to book an appointment to get your warts treated.