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Highlander Care for Basic Medical Services

Now that you have successfully waived out of the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) you can enroll or cancel Highlander Care at the beginning of any quarter, by sending an email to health@ucr.edu. An email confirming your request will be sent to you.

UC Riverside now offers students that have opted out of the Student Health Insurance Plan an alternative for receiving urgent services at Student Health Services.

For $60 per quarter Highlander Care offers the following basic care at no charge to the student:

  • Primary care office visits with physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel labs
  • CBC lab tests
  • Urinary analysis lab test
  • Rapid Strep lab test
  • Influenza A & B lab test
  • Minor wound dressing
  • Major wound dressing
  • Spirometry testing
  • Ear lavage
  • EKG testing
  • Wound irrigation
  • X-Ray imaging is offered at $14/procedure. (A procedure may include up to 4 views if necessary to diagnose injury.)

All other services at Student Health are offered at the standard student price.


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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Student Health Services
Veitch Student Center

Tel: 951-827-3031
Fax: 951-827-3133
E-mail: health@ucr.edu