The Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) offers confidential assessments, treatments, medical referrals, and education opportunities to current UTEP students. Students with common medical problems are diagnosed and treated on a walk-in basis; however appointments are necessary for students requesting other procedures and physical exams. To make an appointment, call (915) 747-5624.
Eligibility/ Payments: As a registered student, you pay a Medical Service Fee each semester, which entitles you to a variety of student health services. With a validated UTEP ID, you are entitled to office visits to see a health care provider as many times per semester as you need. There are charges for many services and procedures to diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries, such as for laboratory services, but these charges are much lower than comparable services elsewhere. Services rendered may be paid by cash, check, and most credit cards. Payment arrangements are available.
Breathing Treatments: Nebulizer treatment available, if needed.
Physical Exams: UTEP students requiring a physical exam prior to admittance to a school program can have a physical done at the SHWC for a nominal fee; call to schedule an appointment.
Laboratory: A full-service, economical lab is equipped to do routine in-house tests. Specimen collections for more sophisticated tests are also available and are sent to a reference lab for testing.
Minor Injury Assistance: Assistance with sprains and small lacerations or scrapes.
Women’s Wellness Exams: Pap smears, family planning education and counseling, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy testing, and other women’s health issues.
Men’s Wellness Exams: Wellness exam, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, anal Paps, and health counseling.
Testicular Self Exam
Nutrition Services: Our nutrition expert will discuss your concerns, and follow with a strategy based on your individual nutrition needs and dietary preferences.
Pregnancy Testing: Pregnancy testing is available through the clinic.
Birth Control Counseling: Our staff is available to discuss questions and concerns regarding birth control.
Travel Health: Whether you are going to an exotic locale for spring break or studying abroad for a semester, the Student Health and Wellness Center will help you prepare for your trip.
Travel Health Online, provides free up-to-date information regarding which vaccines you will need for each country you plan to visit. This website provides travel health information for virtually every country in the world. If you like, you may register and read about each country on your itinerary and then create a list of vaccines to discuss with the nurse.
All Services at the Student Health and Wellness Center are Confidential!!!