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The Student Health Center uses secure messages to communicate to and from your medical provider. New users will use the same link to set up their account.

log in to the patient portal

The Student Health Center is located in DePaolo Hall on the second floor.

The staff of the SHC is dedicated to providing the best and safest health care for you. Because of the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections as well as unplanned pregnancy, some symptoms of "other" student health problems can sometimes be linked to sexual health.

This means that, at times, you may be asked very personal questions about your sexual behavior. In order for providers to know the right diagnosis and treatment, it is essential that these questions be asked. All information obtained is strictly confidential. If you have any questions concerning this issue, you are encouraged to discuss them with our staff.

  • Your elementary or high school health records (transcripts not allowed)
  • Your military service record
  • Your county health department
  • Your previous college or university's student health center
  • Your pediatrician or family physician
  • Your personal shot record

A physical examination is not required to enter UNCW.

Clinic hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm daily except Thursdays when the clinic opens at 9:00am.

Early mornings are generally not as busy. If you come after 4 pm, it may be difficult to complete your visit. If you need lab work, special procedures, or a referral to an off-campus provider, you may need to return the next day.

You will only be charged when the provider prescribes lab work, physical exams, medical procedures, medical equipment, or medications. In those cases you will have a minimal charge. These charges can be paid for by cash, check, credit or debit card, SeaHawk Bucks or by student account.

This is known as a "reflex" charge and occurs when you have a test done that may require additional testing based on the result. These charges will automatically be put on your student account.

During your visit, the provider may need to order certain tests or prescribe medications that could be harmful to a developing fetus, so it is very important for us to know if there is a chance you may be pregnant.

There are a variety of contraceptive methods and each student is different in regard to how Birth Control (BC) may be started. Please schedule an appointment with a provider to determine which method is best for you.

A "referral" to a specialist can be arranged by our staff. Bring your insurance information with you when you come to the clinic.

Many illnesses are caused by viruses. Viruses do not respond to antibiotics. Antibiotics are medications and, as with all medications, there are associated risks and side effects.

Do you have Comments or Suggestions?

Please contact the Director, Katrin Wesner-Harts, EdD, directly via email or phone at 910.962.4126 if you have any concerns or suggestions. We value your feedback and look forward to speaking with you. Thank you!

Contact Us

Monday-Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Daily: 12 - 1 p.m.

Medical History/ Immunization Form

This form is only available to current and incoming students with a UNCW login. If you need assistance with this form, please reach out to us, we're here to help.