Health Services

UIW Health Services will begin seeing students and employees via Zoom Telemedicine on Thursday, March 26. The patient must physically be in Texas during the scheduled telemedicine visit. To schedule an appointment call (210) 829-6017 or (210) 829-3175.

Student and Employee medical “sick visits” are available:
  • Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Student psychiatry visits are available (At this time the psychiatrists cannot see new ADD/ADHD patients):

  • Tuesday, 9 a.m. – noon and 2:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

UIW Gilsbar Employees: UIW has agreed to waive the $10 copay for employees seen via UIW Health Services Telemedicine through April 30, 2020.

Wellfleet (student insurance): UIW has agreed to waive the $10 copay for “sick visits” for all students on this insurance plan seen via UIW Health Services Telemedicine through April 30, 2020.

All other insurances: (Aetna, BCBS, Cigna, UHS, etc.) are subject to the copay/deductible agreed upon in their insurance plan.

Self-pay options are available

Additional healthcare options in San Antonio are:

In the event of an emergency, please call 911.

The University of the Incarnate Word University Police Department is the designated first responder to emergency and medical situations.

The Primary Care Clinic provides health services that focus on primary prevention care, health education and counseling, care for illnesses and injuries, the maintenance of health records and assistance with the university insurance plan.

All members of the UIW community are encouraged to take responsibility for their body, mind, and spirit. The community is challenged to examine their own personal wellness plan. Support is given for changes resulting in continued improvement and growth. The smoking cessation program is available to the UIW community.

Privacy Notice: We value the privacy of all members of the community. We will not disclose a patient's care outside of this office without their permission.

Cost: Co-payment or appropriate fee is due at time of visit and is based on the insurance carried by the patient.

Services Provided

  • Treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol screenings
  • Smoking cessation program
  • Referrals to physicians, community agencies and campus resources
  • Health promotion, education, and counseling
  • Assistance with student accident and illness insurance
  • Health promotion, education, counseling and psychiatrist services

We Offer

  • Selected immunizations (Influenza, Td, TdaP, Hep B, and Meningitis)
  • Gardasil injections
  • Physical exams (by appointment only, call 210-829-6017)
  • TB skin tests (Mon-Wed from 8 a.m.-p.m.)
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) medications
  • Prescriptions for medications when medically indicated
  • Quest Diagnostics and LabCorpTiter lab request forms

Title IX

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Hours of Operation

Closed weekends and UIW Holidays

Monday, Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We are located on the ground level of the Agnese/Sosa parking garage. The entrance to our facility is behind the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions; there is a red awning over the entrance.

Please click on link for our location on Campus map: Health Services Office

Contact Us

Office email

Phone number

(210) 829-6017

Fax number

(210) 829-3125

Schedule your physical exam today with one of our 2 physicians or nurse practitioner.

Psychiatrist appointments for enrolled students are now located in the Health Services Clinic. Call (210) 829-6017 to schedule an appointment.

In the event of an emergency for a student injury or illness, call University Police at (210) 829-6030.