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Services for Students

Student Health Services
(Gove Student Health Center)

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Medical Services

Located in the newly renovated and expanded Gove Health Center on Gray Drive, Student Health Services provides a full range of medical services including primary health care, gynecological exams, laboratory services, X-ray, immunizations, a sports medicine/performing arts clinic, a full-service pharmacy, over the counter medicines including emergency contraception, STD and HIV screening, and allergy injections. For more information, call 334-5334.

Health Insurance

UNCG students in degree programs who are taking 6 or more credit hours must be able to demonstrate proof of health insurance to avoid a required health insurance fee on their account. Students covered by their own or their family's plan must verify the policy through a secure online system by providing a current, valid health insurance policy number. Students who do not provide a verified insurance policy number will be billed each semester by UNCG for the cost of the student health insurance policy. For more information, visit

The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center, on the bottom level of the Gove Health Center, provides programs and resources to increase student awareness of wellness issues. These programs are intended to improve participants' ability to make healthy choices. Program topic areas include alcohol/drugs, body image, eating disorders, sexual assault/rape, stress management, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, safer sex, contraception, women's health, men's health, sexuality, non-traditional students’ health issues, nutrition, date rape drugs, and general wellness. Massage therapy, acupuncture, smoking cessation, and nutrition counseling are provided by The Wellness Center as are peer education classes and the University’s annual Safe Zone training. For more information, call 334-3190.

Counseling and Testing Center

The Counseling and Testing Center, located on the second floor of the Gove Health Center, provides individualized psychological assessments to all students. Each student is given a treatment recommendation, which may include individual and/or group therapy, self-help workshops for coping with stress or depression, referral to the Student Health Services staff psychiatrist for an evaluation for medication, or referral to a specialist. The Counseling and Testing Center also administers a variety of standardized tests. For more information, call 334-5874.