American University of Sharjah

Health Center

Health Center

Health Center

Welcome to the University Health Center (UHC)

At UHC, we aim to complement the academic mission of our university and are dedicated to providing educational, supportive and consultative health care to the AUS campus community, which includes students, staff, faculty and eligible dependants. We place great emphasis on making our campus a healthy and safe place to study, work and live!

With three full-time physicians, five full-time nurses and a counselor, we provide a range of services:

  • Outpatient services for both acute and chronic problems
  • Short-term emergency care
  • Women's health education
  • Referrals to specialists in all fields
  • Physical examinations for pre-admissions, pre-employment, overseas travel, sports teams, etc.
  • Vision and blood grouping tests for driving licenses
  • Medical checks for new faculty UAE residency
  • Limited minor surgical procedures
  • Follow-up care (i.e., dressing changes, stitches removal, etc.)
  • Immunization advice, vaccines
  • Medical attendance at  outdoor student activities
  • Health education programs: counseling and preventative medicine
  • Pamphlet information on a wide variety of medical conditions
  • Medical insurance for students
  • Psychological counseling
  • Ambulance services: emergency services to a local hospital
  • Laboratory services
  • Pharmacy
  • Insurance provider representative