Student Health Center

Welcome! We are excited that you are here and happy to be a part of your success while on campus.

Grand View Student Health Center is offered by Unity Point Health Systems/Blank Children’s Hospital. Our caring health center staff is available to meet your health care needs while you are a student at Grand View University. All visits are confidential.

Student Health Requirements

Before arriving on campus each year, all students must complete and submit the following health information:

  1. Student health history form (PDF)
  2. A copy of immunization records
  3. A copy of your medical insurance card (front & back)

These documents can either be mailed to the address below or faxed to Attn: Connie Howat at 515.263.6192 or scans of the documents can be emailed to chowat @

Connie Howat
2811 E 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50316

If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Connie at (515) 263-2895.

Required Vaccinations

Domestic Students 

Vaccination Requirements (PDF)

International Students

International Vaccination Requirements (PDF)
TB (tuberculosis) Questionnaire (PDF)

International Students

In addition to the student health requirements above, international students must provide: 

  • Have health insurance accepted in the United States.
  • You must submit a copy of your personal health insurance card annually.
Nursing Students

In addition to the student health requirements above, nursing students must provide: 

    • Complete and turn in the forms listed above for all students. Students admitted to nursing please refer to the Nursing Student Handbook (PDF).
    • Be sure to complete the second page of the student health form.
    Student Athletes

    In addition to the student health requirements above, student athletes must provide: 

      Making Appointments

      If you would like an appointment to see our licensed primary care provider call 515-263-2823. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule and work with you to get an appointment that meets your needs.

      Insurance and Billing

      Unfortunately, unexpected accidents and illnesses happen. When coming to the Student Health Center you will need to bring your insurance card and Grand View ID.

      • Grand View Student Health Center is able to provide Physical Examinations (yearly, nursing, athletics) for $25.00 which will be billed to the Student’s Grand View account.
      • Urgent care visits are provided as a free service and not billed.
      • Laboratory testing is offered and specimens may be obtained in Student Health and sent to UnityPoint laboratory and student’s insurance will be billed.
      • Vaccinations including flu vaccinations will be billed to Student’s Grand View account.

      Have A Question?

      A registered nurse is available during open hours to answer your questions and give you self-care tips, medical tips, and advice on whether you need to schedule an appointment at 515-263-2823.