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University Health Service

Students & Employees

University Health Service (UHS) is your source for employee and student health care. Our physicians are board certified in family practice, internal medicine, psychiatry, emergency medicine, sports medicine and occupational medicine. Our nurse practitioners have certifications in family medicine, women's health and psychiatry. 

UK Students: If you have symptoms of parotid salivary gland swelling, please see the CDC mumps homepage for more information and read the message from UK Administration regarding mumps information and precautions.

  • Locations

    University Health Service
    University Health Service Building
    830 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536
    Call 859-323-2778 (APPT)
    Fax: 859-257-8708

    We are located two buildings down from the Kentucky Clinic and directly across S. Limestone street from the Speedway gas station.

  • Hours

    Student Clinic Hours

    (Primary care, women’s health, health education) 
    Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday; 9-11 a.m. on Saturday 
    Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

    Student Behavioral Health Clinic Hours

    Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday 
    Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday 

    UHS Pharmacy Hours

    8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, all year   
    No weekend or holiday hours at this location.

    Employee Clinic Hours

    7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday  

    UK Health Plans Urgent Care Hours

    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

  • Emergency

    In case of emergency, dial 911

    For emergent or life-threatening illnesses or injuries, please call 911 and seek care at a local emergency room. Examples of emergent illnesses or injuries include, but are not limited to:

    • Severe head trauma.
    • Severe chest pain, shortness of air, choking/air way blockage.
    • Severe abdominal pain.
    • Compound fractures (bone protruding through broken skin).
    • Severe auto accident, fall or other injury.
    • Poisoning.
    • Hallucinations or other severe psychiatric concerns.
    • Suicidal thoughts or actions; thoughts or actions of harming self or others.
    • Partner and/or domestic violence when after clinic hours or during summer semester.

    NOTE: If a patient is seen at University Health Service for a reason that is outside of the scope of our practice, we will transfer the patient to a UK Emergency Department for continued care. UHS does not have an infirmary; therefore, if continued treatment is required after hours the patient will be transferred to a UK Emergency Department for further care.