University Health Service

health desk

Location: First floor UHS, across from the Pharmacy

Telephone: (734) 764-8320

Fax: (734) 763-7352

Department hours:*

May - August
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8 AM - 5 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9 AM - 5 PM
9 AM - 4:30 PM
8 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, Sunday

* Closed for lunch noon-1 PM daily, although the waiting room is open. No TB testing on Thursday. Hours may vary during semester breaks and holidays.

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How to use services:

An appointment is required for all services in this clinic. Call 734-764-8320 to schedule, or see Schedule an Appointment.

Travel health services:

U-M-affiliated individuals can get immunizations, advice and medications tailored to your health status and destination, or arrange group travel clinics through Travel Health Services.

Allergy services:

Our allergist provides clinic visits, allergy testing and allergy shots. See Allergy Services.

Immunizations (also called vaccinations):

What vaccines do you need? Click this image to learn:

Routine immunizations include:

For travel-related immunizations, see Travel Health Services.

Fees and Insurance are listed below.

Tuberculin (TB) skin tests:

Available weekdays except Thursdays.

See also:

Fees (subject to change without notice):

For currently enrolled students on the Ann Arbor campus: 

  • The health service fee covers clinic visits, travel health visits, spirometry (lung function testing), most laboratory tests and allergy injections.
  • You will have fees for immunizations (including flu shots), allergy testing, allergy antigens, titers (blood testing to assess immunity for certain diseases) and TB skin tests. There are also fees for medications through the UHS Pharmacy.

U-M faculty and staff: There are fees for services, immunizations and medications (through the UHS Pharmacy). If your fees are work-related and covered by your U-M department, bring written documentation including account number and an authorized signature from your department. 

COSTS if not covered by your insurance, or if not a benefit of your insurance (see also Insurance):
NURSE VISITS (e.g. Travel Health Assessment): COST PER VISIT:
30 minutes $30
45 minutes $45
60 minutes $60

Allergy skin testing:

​Allergy scratch/prick testing for hay fever or food: Each scratch test costs $10, and hay fever usually requires around 50 scratch tests, so expect around $500. For food allergy, the number of tests depends on your history.

Allergy intradermal testing with allergen extract, for hay fever and other environment allergies: Each test costs $12, and the number of tests performed depends on scratch test results.

Venom skin testing (scratch, intradermal): Each test costs $13, and usually a range of 7-28 tests are performed, so expect around $91-$364.
Drug or biological skin testing (scratch, intradermal): Each test costs $30, and usually a range of 4-8 tests are performed. For penicillin testing, expect around $120-$240.
Patch or application testing: $10 each, and usually around 36 tests are performed, so expect around $360. 
Hepatitis A: 
2-dose series;
1st dose is best received at least 2 weeks before travel (lasts up to 1 year);
2nd dose is best received 6-12 months after dose 1 (required for long-term immunity)
$84 for adult;
$63 for child
$168 for adult;
$126 for child
Hepatitis B: 
3-dose series is best received at 0, 1 and 6 months;
Get at least the first two doses before travel;
Provides lifetime immunity
$100 for ages 20+;
$56 for ages 11-19
$300 for ages 20+;
$168 for ages 11-19;
Hepatitis A and B (Twinrix):
3-dose series is best received at 0, 1 and 6 months;
Doses 1 and 2 are best received before travel;
Provides lifetime immunity
$136 for ages 18+ $408 for ages 18+
HPV-4 (human papilloma virus):
3-dose series; Gardasil brand
$186 $558
HPV-9 (human papilloma virus):
3-dose series; Gardasil brand
$198 $584
1-dose vaccination
$44 $44
Japanese encephalitis:
2-dose series;
Dose 2 is best received 28 days after dose 1
$271 $542
Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR):
2-dose series
$88 $176
1-dose vaccination;
Protects against 4 of the 5 types of meningitis
Menactra $148
Menomune $130
Not applicable
Meningitis B -- Supply is limited:
2-dose series (Bexsero brand);
Protects against serotype B
$192 $384
1-dose vaccination
$101 Not applicable
Polio (inactivated):
If immunized in childhood, one booster may be needed as an adult;
If not immunized in childhood, a series of 1-3 doses is received at 4-week intervals
$63 Depends on recommendations
Rabies (pre-exposure, intramuscular):
3-dose series, which is received over 1 month;
Vaccination does not eliminate the need for post-exposure treatment
$255 $765

Shingles (Zostavax):
1-dose vaccination

$229 Not applicable
Tdap -- Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough):
1-dose vaccination
$73 Not applicable
Tetanus / diphtheria:
1-dose vaccination
$63 Not applicable
1-dose vaccination, which is best received at least 2 weeks before travel (effective for 2 years) OR
Capsules (4 total, 1 taken every other day, must be refrigerated; effective for 5 years)
$99 for vaccine Not applicable
Varicella (chicken pox):
1-dose vaccination
$131 Not applicable
Yellow Fever: 
1-dose vaccination is best received at least 10 days before travel;
Lasts for 10 years
$121 Not applicable
TITERS to check immunity after vaccination: COST PER TITER:
Hepatitis B surface antibody titer $17
Other titers Costs vary; call the UHS Business Office at 734-764-7380
TUBERCULIN (TB) SKIN TEST, not a vaccine but a test for infection: COST PER TEST:
For travel, a pre-departure test and retest 12 weeks after return may be recommended $12
OTHER SERVICES: Call the UHS Business Office 734-764-7380  


Please check with your insurance company regarding coverage. Patients are responsible for all charges not covered by insurance. 

Payment is expected at the time of service. See Payment for options.

UHS is an in-network provider for the following insurance plans;

  • Aetna U-M Student Health Insurance Plans (Domestic and International)
  • Blue Care Network (includes U-M Premier Care and GradCare)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Medicare

Premier Care and GradCare members: If your primary care physician (PCP) is not at a U-M facility, insurance will not cover services, unless you obtain a referral from your PCP. If your PCP is at UHS, services such as allergy testing, titers, immunizations and antigens will be covered based on your benefit package.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PPO members: You may visit UHS and would have copays for visits, and you may have charges for services not covered by your insurance, e.g. immunizations.

Medical records for this clinic:

Records are not stored in the Allergy, Immunization and Travel Health Clinic. Only injection records of patients who are currently receiving immunotherapy are stored in the Clinic. Previous immunization records or allergy treatment records are available from Health Information Management Services.