Procedures & Guidelines

IN THE EVENT OF AN INJURY OR ILLNESS

Please follow the procedures below in the event of an injury or illness:

  • If becoming injured or ill while on the UNMC campus, the student should call 402-559-7200 to be seen.  The student may be sent by Student Health to the UNMC Emergency Room for treatment, if necessary.  If it is after-hours during the week, the weekend, holiday, or is a MEDICAL EMERGENCY, the student should report to the UNMC Emergency Room (and notify Student Health via phone (402-559-5158) or email (StudentHealth@unmc.edu ) within 48 hours of dismissal to obtain a referral (this is a requirement of some insurance carriers). [map to ER] 
  • Off campus: If an illness or injury occurs while off-campus, a student should obtain the necessary treatment and report the visit to the Student Health Clinic (402-559-5158) within 48 hours in order to obtain a referral (this is a requirement of some insurance carriers).

PLEASE NOTE: A student MUST notify Student Health (402-559-5158) within 48 hours of an emergency or hospital release to obtain a referral (this is a requirement of some insurance carriers). No referral will be issued if the student fails to report the injury/illness to Student Health within 48 hours of treatment.

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