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.