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After-Hours and Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergencies

In case of emergency, call (or ask someone to call) 911 to dispatch rescue personnel immediately.

After Hour Non-Emergency Attention

Your student health insurance policy provides you with access to a telephone nurse line and telephonic counseling. Students can call toll-free (877) 950-5004, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to speak with a registered nurse for advice about any health concerns, to access an audio library of more than 1,100 health and well being topics, or to access counseling services with a licensed clinician.

If you need immediate medical attention after hours, we recommend using one of the following facilities located close to campus: 

South Tampa Immediate Care – located at 602 S. Howard Ave. (across from Evos restaurant and behind Chase Bank). Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. No appointment needed. (813) 579-4862. 

The Minute Clinic – located inside the CVS pharmacy at 611 South Howard Ave. Hours are Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. No appointment needed. (866) 389-2727.

Tampa General Medical Group – located at 2501 W. Kennedy Blvd. Saturday Hours Only: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. No appointment needed. (813) 844-1385.

FOI Orthopaedic Urgent Care (urgent care for bone, joint or muscle injuries) -located at 909 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. No appointment needed. (813) 287-9372.

The student insurance policy through United HealthCare Student Resourcesprovides coverage for off-campus care without a referral ONLY if the Health and Wellness Center is closed or when emergency treatment is required.

Service provided off campus at a preferred provider is covered by the policy under the following conditions:

  • First $2,500 in claims: Insurance pays covered benefits at 80 percent and student pays 20 percent
  • After $2,500 in claims have been paid: student pays $2,500 deductible
  • After $2,500 deductible is met: Insurance pays covered benefits at 100 percent
  • ER expenses$100 copay and subject to the above out-of-pocket costs

There are also conditions that are excluded by the policy. A list of these exclusions can be found in the full policy.