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About Us

 Director's Welcome MessageDirector DUHS

Thank you for visiting the DU Health Service (DUHS) web site. DUHS is a department within the Division of Student Life and our team of dedicated professionals promotes university-wide wellness, encouraging healthy lifestyles and personal responsibility to enhance students' capacity for reaching academic and personal goals, thereby enhancing their overall learning experiences.

All registered full time Duquesne University students are elligible for the variety of health services that we offer.
We look forward to providing you with excellent medical care and encourage you to participate in your health and well-being and partner with us  throughout your college career.
Please feel free to contact me at any time with questions or concerns at 412-396-4191 or by email mrvosd@duq.edu

Again, welcome to Duquesne University Health Service!
Dessa Mrvos, R.N.
Director

Eligibility for Services

All Full Time Undergraduate and Graduate Students (commuters and residents) are eligible to use the Health Service.

Confidentiality Policy

Students' interaction with and information provided to the professionals in the Health Service will be completely confidential.

Release of Information

Without the written or oral permission of the student, medical information will not be released to: Parents or guardians,Duquesne professors or staff Other health professionals, potential employers or insurance companies.

Medical Excuse Policy

The Duquesne University Health Service does not issue written medical excuses covering class absences, missed examinations, etc. At the request of an instructor and with your written permission, the Health Service director will verify your visit to the DU Health Service.

Student Health Insurance

All full time students must have medical insurance coverage and provide the University with verifiable proof of coverage.  If you have a question or need further information, please contact Genevieve Hughes,  Office of Risk Management in the administration building at 412-396-6677.