Student Health & Wellness Frequently Asked Questions
Student Health Fee/Insurance:
Are there any exemptions to the Student Health Fee?
When did the Student Health Center implement the Student Health Fee?
What services does the Student Health Fee include?
Does the Student Health Center offer insurance?
In what instances would the Student Health Center charge me?
Do I need to complete my Financial Check-In before I request for a Student Health Fee exemption?
Student Health Records:
Student Health Center:
- Yes, students are permitted to apply for an exemption from the Student Health Fee for semesters where one or both of the conditions below are met during the semester. The first exemption is if you are involved in a program that keeps you away from Liberty’s campus for more than half of the semester. The second exemption is if you are a commuter student who resides outside of the Central Virginia area. Complete the Health Fee Exemption form.
- You can avoid the $50 late fee by completing the Immunizations, Tuberculosis Screening, and Medical History sections of the Student Health Form before the end of the first week of class (add/drop week). Please see Student Health Records.
- Physician, nurse practitioner, and physician’s assistant office visits
- Acute care visits
- In-office lab tests and diagnostics (including blood draws, EKGs, and basic X-rays)
- Annual physicals
- Chronic disease management for asthma, diabetes, auto-immune disorders, and other long-term conditions
- Coordination of care with specialists
- Preventive care visits
- Nutritional and health coaching
- No, the Student Health Center does not offer insurance at this time. The Student Health Fee is as a result of the benefit for health care services and not an insurance program. For more information, please visit the Student Health Center’s Insurance Questions web page.
- During the academic year, appointments can only be scheduled in person for the current day, please keep in mind that they are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. During the summer, students may schedule an appointment via phone.
- You can visit the Student Health Center an unlimited amount of times.
- Per our department policy, TB tests should be tested within 1 year.
- Some vaccinations, specialized lab procedures, or diagnostic testing may fall outside the scope of the services covered by the Student Health Fee. For more information, please visit the Student Health Center’s Health Center Charges web page.
- Please bring your Flames Pass, a valid driver’s license, and an updated insurance card.
- The Student Health Center implemented the health fee in the Fall semester of 2016.
- You may drop off your immunization records at the Student Health Center & Wellness Initiatives department which is located in Commons 3, A wing.
- No, you may request for a health fee exemption now. However, you must complete Financial Check-In (FCI) and pay the student health fee in order for it to be removed from your account. When your FCI is complete and your request is approved, you will be refunded.
- The preferred method is for you to fill out the Liberty provided health form with the doctor’s signature and the dates of your vaccinations located in your ASIST account. However, there are other acceptable methods:
- Official Department of Health issued document
- Document with the doctor’s signature, emblem, stamp, or seal is present