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.
University Health Service BuildingFax: 859-257-8708830 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536
We are located two buildings down from the Kentucky Clinic and directly across S. Limestone street from the Speedway gas station.
Follow the instructions below to make an appointment:
*Note that some appointment times and types are not available for online scheduling. Calling to schedule will give you additional appointment times.
Online Scheduling Instructions for Primary Care
Gynecology/Genitourinary care (GYN/GU)
Online Scheduling Instructions for Gynecology
Online Scheduling Instructions for Behavioral Health
Health Education (Nutrition, tobacco treatment, sexual health)
Online Scheduling Instructions for Health Education
Allergies, Vaccinations, Compliance
Online Scheduling Instructions for Allergies, Vaccinations and Compliance
Immunizations and Respiratory Fit Testing
No online scheduling available.
Birth Month Fast Track TB Screening
Online Scheduling Instructions for Employee TB Screening
Online Scheduling Instructions for Employee Urgent Care
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.
- Primary care.
- Women’s care.
- Nursing visits (compliance, vaccinations, TB screening, allergy shots).
- Behavioral health.
- Health education, nutrition and wellness.
- Prescription refills
- While the Health Fee does not include dental care, the UK College of Dentistry is piloting a no-cost dental care service for students. Learn more about available services here. Services outside of the pilot options are available on campus both in the Kentucky Clinic and the Dental Science Building. Most dental insurance plans are billable.
For UK Employees
- Required compliance items (such as annual TB screening and immunizations).
- Bloodborne pathogen exposures.
- Worker’s care.
- Prescription refills
- UK employees who have a UK health insurance plan can come to the UK Health Plans Urgent Care Clinic for urgent care needs.
Immunizations and Test Results
Access online messages about test results/compliance (PDF, 94 KB) » Access immunizations given at UHS (PDF, 102 KB) »
Access online messages about compliance (PDF, 106 KB) » Access immunizations given at UHS (PDF, 241 KB) »
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.
- 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.