University Health Centre

Your visit to the Health Centre

The UHC is open 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

*We are unable to accommodate family members of staff members. Immediate families of students include a spouse and children.

New patients

We are always welcoming new staff and students to access the various services provided at the UHC. We ask a few simple demographic questions at registration to ensure we can provide the most complete care possible.

Before your visit

Before you plan to visit the Health Centre, ensure you:

  • bring your OneCard and your personal health care card (e.g. AHCIP, provincial health care, UAHIP)
    • The OneCard is useful for a variety of different services on campus, and is essential for accessing services at the Health Centre. 
  • know your current/correct personal information, including address and phone number.
    • There may be times we need to contact you with health information. We ask that you keep us informed of any changes in your contact information.

Appointments

UHC accepts patients on a drop-in basis throughout the day as well as some booked appointments. Availability for booked appointments are limited.

Not all family physicians at UHC book appointments to see patients or book all types of appointments.

Types of appointments include:

  • general wellness checkups
  • Pap testing
  • STI testing
  • annual exams
  • third party physical exams, and
  • wart treatments.
  • Evening appointments

    During Fall and Winter Terms, evening appointments may be available between 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Limited drop-in appointments may also be available during this time.

    Physician requests may not be able to be accommodated during evening appointment hours.

    Please note that extended hours and evening appointments will not be available throughout the summer months.

  • Immunizations
    UHC nursing staff book appointments with health faculty students for faculty immunization requirements review. These appointments are in high demand; call to book well before faculty requirement due dates. For more information, see the Health Faculty Immunization section
  • Specialists

    Specialists will only book for certain types of appointments; call to inquire if you are able to book an appointment with one of the specialist physicians at UHC.

    Referrals are required to see Dr. Ravji and can be obtained through a family physician at UHC.

Drop-in Services

If you are feeling unwell or want to discuss a medical issue with a physician, you are welcome to drop in for an office visit at any time during regular office hours with no appointment necessary. If you have a specific physician that you would wish to see, we ask that you arrive at least one hour before closing so that we may accommodate your request.

Our drop-in services include:

  • sexual health services
    • STI testing
    • pregnancy testing
    • Pap testing
    • contraception information
  • travel and immunization counselling
  • specialist referrals
  • wart treatments
  • prescription refills or changes, and more.