Appointments

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

All University of Arkansas, Fayetteville campus, employees, students and spouses can schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointments on-campus. Although not required, the university strongly recommends getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Pat Walker Health Center offers the Pfizer-BioNtech, Moderna, Novavax, and Pfizer-BioNtech bivalent booster vaccines. PWHC can file with your health insurance provider, however, out of pocket costs are determined by your individual plan. Discounts may apply for uninsured patients toward their COVID-19 vaccine; however, office visit and other ancillary charges are the responsibility of the patient.

COVID-19 BOOSTER & THIRD DOSE ELIGIBILITY

  • If you have received your primary  COVID-19 vaccination series, and you are two months from when you completed a COVID-19 vaccine (either primary series or booster), you may get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Bivalent Vaccine. 

  • If you received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you should get a booster at least two months after your shot.

  • Third dose - Immunocompromised individuals can receive a Pfizer or Moderna third dose. Third dose should be scheduled at least 28 days after the second dose.

  • If you receive a Novavax vaccine, you should receive 2 doses, with the second dose 3 to 8 weeks after the first dose. 

Schedule Vaccine Appointment COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form

COVID-19 Testing Appointments

Pat Walker Health Center offers on-campus COVID-19 testing for university students and employees five days a week by appointment only. 

Testing is offered inside the health center for both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients. Appointments are required for COVID-19 testing.

COVID-19 Related Charges

Effective January 18, 2022, patients are financially responsible for all COVID-19 related charges incurred during their visit which may include testing and other ancillary services provided. PWHC can file with your health insurance provider, however out-of-pocket costs are determined by your individual plan.

Discounts may apply for uninsured patients toward their COVID-19 test; however, office visit and other ancillary charges are the responsibility of the patient.

Schedule COVID-19 Test

Medical Clinic Appointments 

University of Arkansas enrolled students and active employees are eligible to schedule medical services at Pat Walker Health Center. Students must provide their current UARK ID when checking in for an appointment.  

Appointments for all medical clinics — Primary Care Clinic, GYN (Women's) Clinic, and Allergy, Immunizations & Travel Clinic — can be scheduled throught the online Patient Portal or by calling 479-575-4451.

  • Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your schedule appointment time. Patients arriving late will be requested to reschedule.

  • If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please do so at least one-hour prior by calling 479-575-4451 or online via the Patient Portal. 

  • Chaperones are available to all patients, and signs are posted in all exam rooms to let patients know they can request one at any time during their visit. 

The health center at times offers limited same-day appointments for acute medical concerns. It is strongly encouraged to call ahead before walking in. 

If you are unsure if you need to be seen or need medical advice, students and employees can speak with our Nurse Triage Team by calling the health center.

The health center is committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment for patients and staff. We recognize patients can find some consultations, examinations, or procedures distressing, and may prefer to have a chaperone present for support. 

The health center offers TeleVisit medical appointments in an effort to expand health care access for University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff.

  • Using HIPAA-compliant video conferencing, TeleVisits let you access health care services while in the comfort of your own residence hall, off-campus residence or other private location.  All established patients of the Pat Walker Health Center are eligible for visits, but you must be in the state of Arkansas at the time of your TeleVisit to be eligible.
  • To schedule a TeleVisit appointment at the Primary Care Clinic, please call 479-575-4451. To schedule a TeleVisit appointment at the GYN (Women's) Clinic, you can schedule an appointment online or by calling.

Schedule Appointments Online!

Our patient web portal is designed to help you interact more conveniently and efficiently with our medical clinics.

With the Patient Portal you can:

  • Schedule appointments online 24/7 

  • Manage your health profile and account summary

  • Receive and exchange messages with the health center staff (all messages are recorded in your medical records)

  • Complete required paperwork

  • Request prescription refills

If you are unsure if you need to be seen by a physician, or need medical advice, call our Nurse Triage at 479-575-4451.

Note: Some health concerns cannot be made via the Patient Portal. If you’re unable to schedule an appointment, call 479-575-4451. Only Medical Services can be scheduled via the Patient Portal.

Students must bring current UARK ID when coming in for an appointment. 

Mental Health Appointments

To schedule a CAPS appointment, call 479-575-5276.

  • Intake consultations are required before starting individual counseling, select group therapy and/or psychiatric services. 

Missed Appointments & Late Cancellations

Charges apply for missed appointments or appointments not canceled at least two (2) hours in advance for the medical clinics and by 4:30 p.m. the day prior for counseling/psychiatry services.

Primary Care / GYN (Women's) Clinic Office Visit | $20 

Counseling No Show/Late Cancellation | $20

Orthopedic Visit (New Patient) | $60

Orthopedic Visit (Established Patient) | $40

Psychiatric Visits (New Patient) | $85 

Psychiatric Visit (Established Patient) | $40

Travel Consults | $25 

GYN (Women's) Clinic Procedure | $25

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Full-Service Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Extended Hours

Primary Care Clinic only

(Fall & Spring semesters only)

Tuesdays 5-7 p.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

(Closed home football games)

Contact

Primary Care: 479-575-4451

GYN (Women's) Clinic: 479-575-4478

AIT Clinic: 479-575-7723

CAPS: 479-575-5276

Email: pwhc@uark.edu