Physical Health

The Student Health and Counseling Centers' physical health staff is a multi-disciplinary team including Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Medical Assistants, and Registered Nurses. Our providers are available for appointments, including physical exams, annual exams, contraceptive care, and sexually transmitted disease screenings or treatment. Episodic care through same-day appointments are available for ailments such as sore throat, abdominal pain, headache, fever, cough, and skin infections. There is no charge for routine physical exams; laboratory and pharmacy services are available at a reduced cost. SHCC is a preferred provider for Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield. Other insurance companies can be billed as well.

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Services Offered

Call for Appointments:

Tel: 907-786-4040 
Rasmuson Hall (RH) 116/120


Holiday Closure: 5/27/2024

Closed from noon - 1pm until further notice

Fall and Spring:
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
Thursday: 8am-1pm and 2pm-5pm

Summer UPDATE:  8am - 5pm
Physical Health: Monday - Thursday
Mental Health: Monday - Thursday

Fax: 907-562-0269

Emailing personal health information is not secure. Instead, use your Student Health Portal to either upload documents or send secure messages to the health center.
If you are experiencing an emergency call 911.

Sexual Assault, Harassment, and Dating Violence

Sexual assault, harassment, and dating violence are problems that can happen to anyone, regardless of educational level, race, or gender. You, a friend, or a family member may have experienced these problems.

On-Campus Counseling 

The Student Health and Counseling Center's professional mental health counselors are dedicated to helping UAA students. To schedule an appointment for confidential counseling call 907-786-4040.

 UAA Psychological Service's : Clinicians are graduate, master, and doctoral students who are supervised by licensed psychologists. To schedule an appointment for confidential counseling services call 907-786-1795.





Abused Women's Aid in Crisis

A critical service AWAIC provides to the community is a 24-hour crisis and support line at 907-272-0100. The crisis line is available for people who would like to talk about their situation and for family and friends hoping to find a more effective way to support their loved ones.

AWAIC maintains a shelter where victims of domestic violence and their children may seek help any time they are in danger. Domestic violence victims may stay up to one month while they make decisions about what they will do next.

Standing Together Against Rape

STAR Advocates respond 24/7 to reports of sexual assault in addition to providing other supportive measures. Working with an Advocate can help give you space to know your options and understand your rights.

STAR provides a 27/7 crisis hotline at 907-276-7273 or 800-478-8999 where the following are examples of things you can discuss:

  • Crisis intervention and support
  • Answers to your questions about recovering from sexual assault
  • Information about medical issues
  • Explanations of the criminal justice system, and what to expect when you report the crime
  • Referrals to resources in your area
  • Information for family and friends of victims
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Silent Witness

The University of Alaska Anchorage Police Department consists of a group of professionals working together to provide a safe environment for the UAA community through the confident application of education, rule enforcement and creative thinking. File an anonymous report through silent witness on the UAA Police website.

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The UAA Office of Equity and Compliance affirms its commitment to a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which educational programs, employment, and activities are free of discrimination and harassment. Staff administers and ensures compliance with the University policies, procedures and programs on equal opportunity, discrimination, affirmative action, discriminatory harassment, sexual misconduct, stalking and retaliation.

UAA Office of Equity and Compliance/Title IX Website

Make a Report

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Are you a student trying to purchase health insurance, or find out which insurance the Student Health and Counseling Center accepts? Learn more on our policies and FAQ page.

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Lactation Pods

UAA offers support for pregnant and breastfeeding parents. Find out where our lactation pod is located, how to gain access, and more.

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Smoke Free Campus

UAA is a smoke free campus. Find out what our University policies are, how to get help quitting, and more information.

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Emergency Food Cache

Are you a student in need of food? Learn more about our Emergency Food Cache.