As the fall semester picks up steam and we begin to hang up our Halloween decorations this month, ISSS staff have curated a list of events centered on current issues in U.S. politics and culture for our students and scholars from around the world. Attend these sessions to create global… read more
3 Tips for Seeking Healthcare in the U.S.
Knowing when and where to seek healthcare in the US can be tricky at times – even for many Americans! He are our top 3 tips for getting convenient and affordable care in Austin: Add the UHS Nurse Advice Line to your phone. This advice line is free and available… read more
Last Week of UHS Flu Shot Clinics
Don’t miss your chance to get a flu shot here on campus at the following UHS Flu Shot Clinics: Tuesday, October 21, Student Services Building (SSB G1.310), Noon – 4pm Wednesday, October 22, Facilities Services Complex (FC1 1.118), 1pm – 4pm Thursday, October 23, Student Services Building (SSB G1.310), Noon… read more
University Health Services Mobile Site
The University Health Services (UHS) is now mobile! The UHS website healthyhorns.utexas.edu is now at your fingertips whenever and wherever you have your smart phone. Easily access the Nurse Advice Line, schedule your appointments, log into MyUHS, and much more!
Presentation on Medical Insurance in the United States
We invite you to attend “Medical Insurance in the U.S.” this Wednesday, January 15 in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302) from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. This interactive presentation will prepare you to seek appropriate, cost-effective healthcare in the United States. Presenters include representatives from International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS), Academic Health… read more
Using Health Insurance During Winter Break
If you plan to leave Austin during Winter Break, here are some important insurance tips to keep in mind: Keep your insurance card with you at all times. Fill your prescriptions before leaving for vacation. Know where to seek care for different medical needs when you are away from University… read more
Healthcare Spotlight: Medical Emergencies
It is important to know how to seek the right care at the right time in the case of an unexpected medical event. Emergency Room For severe or potentially life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or go to a local hospital emergency room. Please note that these services are intended for true… read more
Need Expert Medical Advice? Use Your Nurse Lines!
Knowing when and how to seek medical care can be confusing, especially in a new country and culture. Take advantage of Nurse Lines to talk to a licensed nurse for advice about your medical concerns. These nurses can help you answer questions about how to care for your symptoms or… read more
Insurance Presentation Monday, Aug. 26
We invite you to attend “Medical Insurance in the U.S.” this Monday, Aug. 26 in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302) from 9-11 a.m. This practical, hands-on presentation will prepare you to seek health care when you need it – without paying more than you should. Come hear representatives from International Student & Scholar… read more
When And Where to Go for Healthcare
Going to the doctor can be intimidating, especially in a new culture or language. The following information can help you navigate when and where to go for medical care: Emergency Severe or potentially life-threatening emergencies. Examples: Chest pain, heavy bleeding, major injuries and accidents. Where to Go: Call 911 for an ambulance: If… read more