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Dominican University Wellness Center

Health Services and Counseling for Students

Appointments for Fall Term Begin August 15th.  

Please call for an appointment:
(708) 524 - 6229
Alternate appointment times,
including evening appointments, may
be arranged by request.

Location:
The Wellness Center is located (downstairs) on lower level of Coughlin Hall, between the fitness center and the Student Involvement Center. There is an elevator near our entrance; please call Security or the Wellness Center (6229) to access that elevator.


  After Hours Care:

If you have a life threatening emergency, dial 911.

 Call (708) 524-6229 for after hours contact information for Rush Oak Park Physicians Group. Walk in care is available at the Walgreen's Take Care Clinic near campus at Harlem and North Avenue. If you feel you need to be seen by a doctor, you may also call Dr. Baraglia’s office (708) 660-3900 and speak to the on-call physician.
 
If you have an after hours mental health emergency call
Security: 708-524-5999 and ask for the Mental Health Staff on Call
 

24 Hour Nurse Advice Line:
Students may utilize the Nurse Advice Line when the school health clinic is closed or anytime they need confidential medical advice. On Call provides members with clinical assessment, education, and general health information. This service is performed by a Registered Nurse Counselor to assist in identifying the appropriate level and source(s) of care for members based on symptoms reported and/or health care questions you ask.
Call 1-800-850-4556 or email at mail@oncallinternational.com .  

     

 

 


Health Insurance for Students:

Dominican University strongly recommends students have health insurance and reminds you that health insurance is a federal requirement with tax penalties for those who are not covered. Dominican does not offer a sponsored insurance plan for domestic students. The Wellness Center does help students find quality and affordable insurance. 

For International F1, J1 visa students: International students with an F1 or J1 visa are enrolled in the international plan unless they document that they are covered by a USA based equivalent plan. Please go to www.dominicaninsurance.com for more information. This health plan costs approximately $75 per month. It is billed to your student account on a semester basis. Please contact the Wellness Center at 708-524-6229 to make sure you are listed.

For full-time DACA or undocumented students: The health insurance provided to international students is also available to you and costs approximately $75 per month. It is billed to your student account on a semester basis. Please contact the Wellness Center at 708-524-6229 to make sure you are listed.

Dominican will continue to provide limited accident insurance for all students.

Elizabeth Ritzman

Director, Wellness Center

eritzman@dom.edu

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Illinois Medicaid is Free for eligible low income, uninsured students

Dominican Students who earn less than 133% of the federal poverty level and who reside in Illinois can apply now for Medicaid. A social security number is required. PCC Wellness is a nearby clinic who partners with the Wellness Center and is present on campus to help students complete applications. If you have applied already and have had no response on your application, please come by. Please contact the Wellness Center if you are interested. 

If you wonder if you or your friends might be eligible, check with the Wellness Center at 708-524-6229 for referrals and more information.

 

 

Health Insurance for Students: Important Changes

Dominican University strongly recommends students have health insurance and reminds you that health insurance is a federal requirement with tax penalties for those who are not covered. Dominican does not offer a sponsored insurance plan for domestic students. The Wellness Center does help students find quality and affordable insurance. 

For International F1, J1 visa students: International students with an F1 or J1 visa are enrolled in the international plan unless they document that they are covered by a USA based equivalent plan. Please go to www.dominicaninsurance.com for more information. This health plan costs approximately $75 per month. It is billed to your student account on a semester basis. Please contact the Wellness Center at 708-524-6229 to make sure you are listed.

For full-time DACA or undocumented students: The health insurance provided to international students is also available to you and costs approximately $75 per month. It is billed to your student account on a semester basis. Please contact the Wellness Center at 708-524-6229 to make sure you are listed.

Dominican will continue to provide limited accident insurance for all students.

Elizabeth Ritzman

Director, Wellness Center

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