Students can make an appointment with the university health service
LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 29, 2022) — At the University of Kentucky, we put the health and well-being of our students first. It is important that students are familiar with our on-campus resources to help them stay healthy and safe.
The University Health Service has been instrumental in creating a robust health system for students and staff on the UK campus. With the addition of Epic as UK HealthCare’s new hospital software, there is a new enrollment process for new and returning students. You must log into your MyChart account before making an appointment with UHS.
To login to MyChart:
UK HealthCare MyChart gives you online access to your electronic health record. With MyChart you can view all your UK HealthCare health information in one place. See your medications, vaccinations, test results, appointments and more.
• Go to your computer ukhealthcare.com/mychart to learn more about MyChart. Or go to the login page at mychart.uky.edu.
• Download MyChart on your mobile device app and search for ‘UK HealthCare’.
Sign up for a MyChart account
Patients over the age of 18 can create a MyChart account at any time.
Request an activation code if you don’t have one.
If you don’t have an activation code, you can request one online. To request an activation code online:
- From the MyChart login screen on the MyChart website or mobile app, click Join Now.
- click Sign up online.
- click Check against our records. Deliver personal verification items such as the last four digits of your social security number and date of birth, and an activation code sent to your email address or mobile phone.
Use your activation code to log in
1. Select from the MyChart login screen on the MyChart website or MyChart mobile app
2. Enter your activation code and other personal verification items such as B. the last four digits of your social security number and your date of birth. Choose Next.
3. On the next page, select the following:
• MyChart username. Choose something that others would probably not guess, but that you can easily remember. It cannot be changed at any time.
• Password. Choose a unique combination of numbers and letters and use both upper and lower case letters. Your password must be different from your MyChart username. Choose a password that you don’t use for other websites.
What if I forgot my MyChart username or password?
press the Forgot Username? or Forgot Password? Link below the login fields for help. If you need further assistance, contact the MyChart helpdesk at 859-218-6221 or 844-820-7344 (toll free). Or E-Mail [email protected]
Once you’ve set up your MyChart account, there are many ways students can use UHS as a resource. The health contribution gives full-time students access to all types of care.
Other important UHS information:
If you’re a full-time student in the UK, the Health Fee gives you access to unlimited free doctor’s visits at the Campus Medical Clinic, University Health Service (UHS).
The health fee is one of the mandatory fees charged for full-time undergraduate and graduate students in the fall and spring semesters. The health contribution cannot be waived even if you have your own health insurance. Call us if you have questions about your health fee status 859-218-3204.
To make an appointment, call 859-323-2778.
The healthcare fee covers unlimited doctor visits for:
- Allergy shots (by order of an allergist)
- behavioral health visits
- GYN/GU (Gynaecology/Urogenital Medicine)
- health education and wellness servicesincluding:
- directory assistance nurse– is available for consultations regarding illnesses, injuries, lab results or any other health concerns.
- visits to primary care
- observation room maintenance
- Doctor on call for advice outside of business hours
- Limited medication
- Some STI lab tests
- Travel and Employment Investigations.
- CLIA waives in-office testing (except for quick flu and quick HIV)
UHS can now bill private insurance for procedures and appointments not covered by the student health fee, which was not possible in the past.
For more information about UHS, visit their website at https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/university-health-service.