Health Services works with students to manage health concerns, obtain information on relevant health and lifestyle topics, engage in health promotion, and manage healthy lifestyle changes during their university experience.
Health Services offers physician, nurse practitioner, and nurse clinics. Students are welcome to come in for the following services:
- Year-round prescription renewals
- Health assessment and treatment
- Tobacco cessation counselling
- Referrals to other services
- Health education
- Flu shots (available in the fall)
- Wart removal
- Well Women visits (including paps)
- IUD insertion
- STI testing
- HIV testing & Stop HIV Campaign
- HPV Vaccinations
All students currently registered with UNBC can use Health Services. Appointments with a doctor are paid for either by yourself or your provincial health care plan (MSP). There is no charge for Nurse and Nurse Practitioner visits.
UNBC Room 5-106 (across from the First Nations Centre)
Appointments with a Nurse
Nurse services are available for a variety of health-related issues including blood pressure monitoring, health education, wound care, and information around testing for sexually transmitted infections, birth control, pap smears, sexual assault, and basic self-care. Nursing appointments can also be booked to provide support and consultation on issues such as tobacco cessation counselling and immunization administration.
Appointments with a Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Practitioners provide a blend of nursing and medical care. These appointments can be used to diagnose and treat common and predictable injuries and illnesses, prescribe medications, and make referrals.
Appointments with a Doctor
Appointments for illness or specific medical concerns. The Physician works with the team to ensure comprehensive health services for students.
UNBC Student Extended Health Plan
Student Extended Health Benefits help cover costs of pharmacy medications, dental, and other services. This is part of student fees for UNBC students who do not opt out of the plan. Benefits are through Sunlife's I Have a Plan. For more information:
Clinic hours are constantly changing so please stop by the centre or call to determine drop in availability or to set up an appointment.
For all appointments at Health Services, please call 250-960-6370 or come to the office (5-106).
Please bring your health card and student card to appointments. Our receptionist will ask you for the nature of your visit to ensure enough time is booked.