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University Health Services staff may assess students in-office and decide that a referral to an outside resource is necessary. UArts currently has a contract with two local physician's offices.

Affiliated Physician's Offices:

One affiliation is with Thomas Jefferson Family Medicine Associates (JFMA) which is located at 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 301. Their office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The JFMA on-call doctor is available 24 hours a day at 215-955-7190. 

Services are offered free of charge by JFMA with a referral from the University Nurse. Students must be seen in our office and obtain a referral slip in order for the co-pay cost to be waived. Students should bring the referral form, a Student ID, and their insurance card (in case a prescription is provided) at the time of their appointment. 

Our other affiliation is with the Y-Hep Health Center which is located at 1207 Chestnut, 5th Floor. In order to obtain a free appointment at this clinic (relating to primary care), students must first be evaluated by a nurse in the UArts Office of Health Services and given a referral sheet.

More information on Y-Hep can be found on their website at fight.org/programs/y-hep-health-center. Students should bring the referral form, a Student ID, and their insurance card (in case a prescription is provided) at the time of their appointment.

Below you will find information on additional and local resources:

Urgent Cares/Clinics:

CVS Minute Clinic

1500 Spruce Street

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 - 7:30pm; Sat

9-:530pm, Sun 9:00 – 4:30pm


myDoc Urgent Care (and Primary Care if you call to make an appointment)

1420 Locust Street


Hours: Mon-Sat 8am – 8pm, Sun 9am -5pm

Closed on all major holidays

Primary Care Physicians: 

myDoc (call to make an appointment) see above contact information

Jefferson Family Medical Associates (JFMA)  

833 Chestnut Street  215-955-7190


Afton Family Dental 

1815 S. Broad Street,   215-462-6229

Penn DDS School

40th and Spruce Streets, 215-898-8961

Call at 8am to schedule an appointment for the following day; let them know you are a UArts student and bring your UArts ID

Walk-in appts available, but for emergencies only


Temple University DDS School

3223 N. Broad Street (Broad and Allegheny), 215-707-2938


Center City Emergency Dentist

  • Cost more but will be seen quickly

1429 Walnut Street, 6th floor, 215-545-2600



Rite Aid,  215 S. Broad Street (next to Terra)  215-735-3593

CVS, 1500 Spruce Street, 215-790-3290

If you need to see a specialist, the health office can provide you with a list of practitioners near the University's campus.