Survey results will help UW-Madison guide policies that best support a healthy, safe, and nondiscriminatory environment.
Types of Physical Exams
Primary care health screening
Many students schedule a periodic physical exam to check on their health. Primary care health screenings are covered by the student health fee and have no charge.
Third-party-requested physical exam
This is a physical examination required by a third party, usually a potential employer or a study abroad program. This type of physical is not covered by the student health fee and has an additional charge. If lab tests or immunizations are required to complete this physical, there is also a charge for those.
Peace Corps physical exam
This is a specific type of third-party physical with an extensive physical exam. It is not covered by the student health fee and has an additional charge. There is also a charge for any immunizations required to complete the exam.
This is a third-party-requested physical exam that is required for participation in program of study, travel, or employment abroad. The health care provider is required to complete accompanying paperwork about a student’s health status. This service is not covered under the student health fee, and there is a charge. There is also a charge for any lab tests or immunizations required to complete this physical. Please note that this is different from a travel consultation.
Women’s physical exams
The Women’s Health Clinic provides physical exams for women with gynecological symptoms or concerns for no charge. Appointments may be made through MyUHS.
Please note: In order to optimize our availability to care for acute illnesses and injuries at times of maximum patient volume during the semester, we may sometimes have to suspend or delay scheduling of primary care health screenings and third-party-requested physical exams.