Student Health Services

Reason for Policy: 

This policy contains matters pertaining to student health services. 

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

All students; employees who interact with the above mentioned matters

Enactment & Revision History: 

Technical revisions enacted by the University Secretary on September 2, 2015.

Became a University of Oregon Policy by operation of law on July 1, 2014.

Former Oregon Administrative Rule Chapter 580 Division 11, Section 0005.

Policy: 

Health Services

(1) The University of Oregon (University) shall operate or provide student health services to safeguard the health of students through health education, medical treatment of injuries and diseases and limited counseling services.

(2) Student health services supported by student fees shall be made available to full-time and part-time students who are enrolled in courses taught by University faculty and who have paid the health service fee adopted by the Board.

(3) The University may also provide health services to:

(a) Participants in on-campus, noncredit workshops and programs sponsored by the University;

(b) Participants in on-campus, noncredit workshops and programs sponsored by the University under contract with an off-campus organization;

(c) Participants in on-campus workshops and programs sponsored and taught by off-campus organizations under a lease or contract with the University;

(d) Other persons on an emergency basis;

(e) Persons, during the summer, who: were registered and paid the health fee the previous spring term, intend to register for the upcoming fall term and pay a fee equal to the fee charged to regularly enrolled summer term students. Sign-ups shall be during a period in spring term designated by the director of health services.

(f) Health service fees charged to these categories of users shall not be less than the current fees charged full-time and part-time students prorated according to the period of use.

(4) Charges may be made for prescriptions, laboratory services, immunizations and other special services in accordance with regulations adopted by the University.

(5) The student health services will neither pay nor be responsible for bills from private physicians or private hospitals, except in cases of advance contractual arrangements made by the University.

(6) Except as permitted by this section, faculty and staff (other than residents, interns and graduate assistants) are not eligible to use student health services operated or provided by the University. University executives may authorize that limited services, such as immunizations, injections and emergency services, be provided faculty and staff on a full-cost-reimbursement basis.

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Responsible Office: 

For questions about this policy, please contact the Office of Student Life at 541-346-3216

Original Source: 
Oregon Administrative Rule