General Services

Health Services is staffed by a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurses (RN). Many of our RN services are available on a walk-in basis between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Appointments are required for some services and can be made in person or by phone.  We are located in University Center, suite 440. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can use your health insurance or pay out of pocket for services with a fee.

See our list of out-of-pocket fees (subject to change)

If you are under the age of 18, consent from a parent or guardian is required for treatment. Please download the consent form, complete it and send it to our office

Common conditions that can be treated by Health Services include (but may not be limited to):

Primary Care:

  • Colds and flu
  • Cough
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Musculoskeletal injuries/strains/sprains
  • Sore throat
  • Allergies
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Injuries
  • Rashes, acne and other skin conditions
  • Anxiety and/or depression
  • Wart freezing
  • Vaccinations


Health, Counseling & Student Wellness encourages our female students/staff/faculty to see us with questions or concerns regarding your sexual health. Appointments are required for:

  • Routine breast and pelvic exams
  • Pap tests
  • Sexually Transmitted Illness (STI) testing
  • HIV testing (see below)
  • Gynecology complaints
  • Birth control methods

STI testing:

Most STI testing can be done with a urine sample, so be sure not to go to the bathroom for at least 1 hour before your appointment time.

HIV testing:

Health, Counseling & Student Wellness offers free, anonymous and confidential HIV screening to all NKU students/faculty/staff. Testing is done with an oral rapid test kit (no needles!) and results are available in about 20 minutes. HIV testing is by appointment only.

LGBTQ services:

The staff at Health, Counseling & Student Wellness is sensitive and knowledgeable about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender/Questioning (LGBTQ) students' medical needs. We strive to offer an environment that encourages students to seek health care in an environment that is inclusive and supportive of diversity in the areas of sexual orientation and gender expression. For more information on LGBTQ programs click here.

Other services offered:

  • Allergy shots (when under the care of an allergist)
  • Free assessment by Registered Nurses
  • Suture/staple removal
  • Orders for blood work (done at a reference lab off campus)
  • Information on Health Topics
  • Free Condoms (see the Respect and Protect Program)
  • Free Women's Vitamins
  • Physicals for work or school
  • CDL Physicals
  • Travel Physicals
  • Presentations on various health topics are accommodated whenever possible by prior arrangement.

Please contact our office at (859) 572-5650, Monday-Friday 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

Our Fax number is (859) 572-5615

All services are confidential and will not be disclosed to anyone without your permission.



For information on Sexual Assault care and violence prevention please click the Norse Violence Prevention logo.