Student Health Service

Student Health Service offers year-round health care for registered UBC students. Services are provided by family doctors and registered nurses. We provide care for all current students of UBC and its related institutions, including visiting international students.

What to expect when you visit Student Health Service

Our doctors and nurses can help provide:

Drop-in health information from Nurses on Campus

Registered nurses from UBC's Student Health Service set up booths around campus each week. Drop by a booth to ask questions and get information about your health and wellness. UBC nurses offer personalized advice, tips, and information on a variety of topics.

Learn more about Nurses on Campus

Individual medical care

All services normally provided by your family doctor, including:

  • Sore throat treatments
  • Asthma treatments
  • Injury treatments
  • Bladder infection treatments
  • Vaginal discharge information and treatments
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Birth control
  • STI/HIV/AIDS tests and information
  • Third-party medical exams including those for school, insurance, driving, licensing, and employment
  • Pap tests
  • Counselling for mental health concerns
  • Immunizations (not bookable online)
  • Surgery (not bookable online)
  • Allergy shots (not bookable online)
  • Dressing changes (not bookable online)    
  • Other standard appointments

Specialist referrals

In most cases, you must have a referral from a licensed doctor to book an appointment with a medical specialist. Doctors at Student Health Service can provide you with referrals to any specialist you require.

The following specialists work on-site at Student Health Service:

  • Psychiatry (Click for referral details)
  • Dermatology

These appointments cannot be booked online.

Office fees

Please note that when fees apply, payment of fees is required at time of service.

Missed or cancelled appointments

Family doctors & nurses:

Appointment Type

Advanced notice required

Cancellation fees

 To cancel/reschedule appointment

Office visit

2 hours

$30.00

call (604) 822-7011 or online

Complete exam, counselling, or procedure appointment

2 hours

$50.00

call (604) 822-7011 or online

Dermatology appointments at Student Health Service:

Appointment Type Advanced notice required Cancellation fees To cancel/ reschedule appointment

First consultation – Dermatology

24 hours*

$75.00

call (604) 822-7011

Follow-up consultation - Dermatology

24 hours*

$35.00

call (604) 822-7011

Psychiatry appointments at Student Health Service:

Appointment Type Advanced notice required Cancellation fees To cancel/ reschedule appointment

First consultation – Psychiatry

24 hours*

$237.95

call (604) 822-7689

Follow-up visit (depending on length of appointment)

24 hours*

$105.61-$178.98

call (604) 822-7689

*For Monday appointments, the clinic must be notified by Friday.

Third-party forms

Services

Fees

Written certificate of health (simple form)

$43.00

Immunization review: with  or without TB skin test (Health Science students)

$68.00 to $162.00

Immunization review: with or without TB skin test (non-Health Science students)

$60.00 to $80.00

Participation examination and form (e.g., for school, camp, volunteering, etc.)

$72.00

Driver's license examination: partial

$90.00

Driver's license examination: complete

$201.00

Third-party examination (e.g., for visa, employment, etc.): partial

$85.00

Third-party examination (e.g., for visa, employment, etc.): complete

$207.00

Each additional form (presented at the time of examination)

$15.00

Tests and procedures

Services

Fees

Wart treatment - excludes genital and plantar warts (on bottom of foot): patients with MSP insurance

$20.00

Wart treatment - excludes genital and plantar warts (on bottom of foot): patients without MSP insurance

$30.00

TB skin test

$40.00

Acupuncture: patients without MSP insurance

$75.00

Rental of crutches

$30.00
(includes $20 refundable deposit)

Vaccines

Vaccine

Fees

Gardasil 9 (Human Papilloma Virus)

$162.00

Adacel (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)

$32.00

Avaxim / Havrix (Hepatitis A)

$27.00 / $46.00

Menactra (Meningococcal Meningitis)

$88.00

Fees for patients without Canadian health insurance

Services

Fees

Office visit

$75.00

Counselling

$155.00

Complete exam

$163.00

Injection

$23.55

Naloxone kits to prevent drug overdose (fully confidential)

Fentanyl is a highly potent pain killer that is being mixed into party drugs or street drugs in Vancouver and at UBC. In 2016 alone, deaths related to drug overdose increased 79% from 2015.

Naloxone is the antidote to drug overdoses caused by opioids, including fentanyl. If you make an appointment to receive a Naloxone kit, you will get training on how to use the injectable antidote and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an overdose. 

  • Confidential and free Naloxone kits are available at Student Health Service for UBC students at risk of an opioid overdose and people likely to witness and respond to an overdose, such as a family or friend of someone at riskKits are also available for free to anyone at risk of an opiod overdose, and their friends and family, at UBC Urgent Care, the UBC Pharmacists Clinic, and University Pharmacy (to obtain a kit from University Pharmacy, please order it 1 to 2 days ahead). You may also purchase Naloxone kits at participating BC pharmacies.
  • Confidentiality: When you pick up a Naloxone kit, your information will not be recorded or shared. Student Health sends a tally of Naloxone kits claimed to the BC Centre for Disease Control, but does not record any personal information. To maintain your confidentiality, you can call or visit Student Health Service to set up a Naloxone appointment.
  • Naloxone kits and/or training sessions are available by appointment for students and their family and friends. To book a confidential Naloxone appointment, call or visit Student Health Service.

Note: UBC's Wellness Centre also offers overdose first aid training for any students interested in and/or exposed to substance use. This workshop does not distribute Naloxone kits.

What can I do for myself right now?

Confidentiality

Information about you, the type of services you access, and the content of your appointments cannot be released to anyone (including family) without your written permission, with the following exceptions:

  • Information indicating that a child is in need of protection.
  • Information indicating that you may constitute a risk to yourself or others (exception: Naloxone appointments are always kept confidential).
  • Information that leads to concerns about public safety.
  • Other statutory or common-law provision that requires or authorizes the release of confidential information.

Authorization for Release of Medical Record Information
Please complete the authorization form and return it to Student Health Service if you wish to release your medical record information to another individual or medical care office.

Make an appointment

You can make an appointment in person, online, or over the phone. Please be aware that the availability of appointments varies depending on the time of year.

New Student Health Service patients and existing patients can make appointments through our secure patient portal.

Make an appointment online

Contact Student Health Service

Student Health Service

Student Health Service

student.health@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 7011

Fax: 604 484 2209

UBC Hospital, Koerner Pavilion
2211 Wesbrook Mall, Room M334
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada

Hours

Mon8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 4:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed