DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL


Section: 5-Student Services

Policy No: 10

Approved: 4/26/96

Policy: STUDENT HEALTH PROGRAM

5-10 STUDENT HEALTH PROGRAM

10.1 Dixie State College students who take more than three credits pay one dollar in their fee schedule, which entitles them to participate in the Health Referral Program for Dixie State College students.

10.1.1 Students who need medical assistance, and who meet the above criteria, may obtain a referral form from the vice president of student services, counseling center, housing office, or security office. The form will give them authorization to visit the emergency room of the Dixie Regional Medical Center for a diagnostic analysis by the nurse or physician in charge.

10.1.2 Further lab work, blood work, sutures, prescriptions, medical supplies, or hospital confinement will become the financial responsibility of the student.

10.1.3 Dixie State College policy recommends that all students be covered by individual or family health insurance programs.

10.2 Student Health and Accident Insurance

Student health insurance is available to all students at Dixie State College. Application forms may be obtained from the cashier or the vice president of student services. If students are not covered under a health and accident insurance plan with their parents, they are strongly encouraged to obtain coverage. Student health and accident coverage, however, is not mandatory.