Student Health Services

Photo of 2015 SHS staff in front of the Wellness Center sign.

Welcome to Student Health Services

Please let us know how we can help you have a healthy semester. There is no charge to be seen by one of our providers. Select one of the links to the left to get more information on a particular topic.

Did you know? That anyone even young, healthy adults can get sick from the flu and spread it to others. Buzz buzz (text message: You coming out tonight? I can't I have the flu. My niece and girlfriend have it now too.) The short time it will take you to get a flu vaccine. Can help protect you and the ones you love. The flu vaccine is safe and does not cause the flu. #GetAFluVax

Flu shots are now available at Student Health Services for $19

Please call SHS at (850) 474-2172, option 1, or come by the clinic in building 960 to make an appointment.

Mandatory Immunization Health History Form

The University of West Florida (UWF), in compliance with Florida Statute (1006.69) and Florida Board of Governors Regulations (6.001 & 6.007), requires the completed UWF Mandatory Immunization Health History Form to be submitted to UWF Student Health Services as a prerequisite to matriculation or registration.

Failure to submit immunization records in a timely manner will result in a hold being placed on your student account and you will not be able to register for classes.

Follow this link to Complete the UWF Mandatory Immunization Health History Form online.


HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Today

CDC estimates that 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV – and nearly 1 in 8 of those are not aware that they are infected. Approximately 50,000 people become newly infected each year. Recent data make it clear that HIV touches every corner of the U.S. According to the data, the South has the highest rate of HIV diagnoses (18.5 persons per 100,000 people). Follow this link to view Today‚Äôs HIV/AIDS Epidemic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in PDF format.

For those that are sexually active, condoms are 98% effective in preventing unplanned pregnancy and STI & HIV transmission. Free and confidential HIV testing services are offered on the UWF campus. Testing is on a first come, first served basis and takes about 20 minutes to complete. Please visit the Wellness Services Sexual Health web page for more information.

Mosquito Prevention

Fight mosquitoes with these simple tips!

  • Cover windows with screens
  • Shut doors
  • Drain, refresh, or cover anything around buildings that can hold water at least weekly
  • Put away outside items that are not being used
  • Cover skin with long sleeve shirt and pants
  • Use EPA approved insect repellents anytime you are outdoors

Campus Emergency: (850) 474-2911

Clinic Services may be limited during semester breaks due to provider availability.

Email is not a secure form of communication and transmission. Due to the confidential nature of health information, Student Health Services cannot respond to students via email.

Please call Student Health Services at (850) 474-2172 if you have questions related to immunizations or any other health related issues.