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Health Services

Health Services

Health Services is staffed by a registered nurse who provides care for students and employees. These confidential services are free of charge. The nurse will assess the health needs of clients and make appropriate referrals whenever necessary.

Please know that if you are in need of medical assistance in the evenings or on the weekends, you may go to either Genesis West, 1351 West Central Park Avenue; Genesis East, 1230 E. Rusholme St., or Genesis Convenient Care. No appointment is necessary.

Health Insurance Information

Domestic students: St. Ambrose University does not require proof of health insurance.
International Students: Proof of current health insurance coverage is required each semester. Click here for more information


Led by Nurse Nancy Hines MS, RN, the Health Services Office offers students and staff these free services:

  • Assist and support students in decision-making regarding their health needs
  • Assessment of illness or injury with referral to appropriate health care provider when necessary
  • Act as liaison between student and health care providers (i.e. physician, dentist, counselor, etc.)
  • Support and provide educational health and wellness programs
  • Dispense over-the-counter medications as well as basic medical supplies free of charge (i.e. crutches, ice packs, etc.)
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Annual flu clinic
  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Dispense/disposal of sharps container
  • Provide Hepatitis B vaccination
  • Provide notification for class absence due to medical condition with student's permission if requested by professor

Student Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance

Health insurance for domestic students isn't required. International students are automatically enrolled in a health plan from Consolidated Health.

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Preparing for College

Preparing for College

We want to help students plan ahead by coming to campus not only with what is required by university policy, but also with items needed to avoid or help in case of illness or injury.

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