The Directorate of University Health Services will commence Medical Examinations for Fresh Students for the 2019/2020 Academic Year from Monday, 19th August, 2019 to Friday, 27th September, 2019. 

The details of the exercise are as follows:

All Colleges (Early Arrivals) 19th - 23rd August, 2019 UCC Hospital 
College of Education Studies 27th -30th August, 2019
College of Humanities & Legal Studies 2nd -4th September, 2019
College of Agric and Natural Sciences 5th - 9th September, 2019
College of Health and Allied Sciences 10th - 13th September, 2019
Mop-up for all Colleges 15th -27th September, 2019
Laboratory Tests 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Laboratory Unit
X-Ray 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. X-Ray Unit
Eye Tests 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eye Clinic/Optometry Eye Clinic
Oral Health (Dental) 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Dental Unit
BP and BMI 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. OPD
Consultation with Medical Officers 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Consulting Rooms

Official medical examination chits would be issued to students on first-come-first-serve basis at all the service areas to ensure orderliness and smooth movement of students.

Freshers should please note that the laboratory and x-ray results would be available within two (2) working days after the examinations. Physical examination and consultations with Medical Officers will follow accordingly.


The screening will run from 26th August, 2019 to 22nd September, 2019 (Mondays to Fridays) at the Optometry Eye Clinic, Department of Optometry & Vision Science, CANS (Science) Building Complex  and University Eye Clinic, Old Site (near X-Ray Dept., UCC Hospital)

  1. On each working day, 100 students will be attended to at the Science Clinic and 150 at the Old Site clinic.
  2. Coupons will be issued at each of the clinics from 7.30am each working day. The coupon will indicate the time you will be attended to (i.e. morning, 8.00am – 12noon; afternoon, 12noon – 4.00pm). All coupons expire at the end of the day and cannot be used for the following day. You will require a new coupon for your next attendance.
  3. You need to print and fill out an eye screening form BEFORE you attend the clinic. The forms are available online by accessing the UCC student portal with your registration number. The forms are NOT available at any of the eye clinics.
  4. After your eye screening examination, ensure that the status of your eyesight is stated on the form and the form is signed and stamped.
  5. Write your name in the log book at the clinic to indicate that you have completed your eye screening.
  6. If you are referred for further tests, make a copy of your form and return to the clinic with the form on your appointment date.
  7. Attach your signed and stamped form to your other completed medical forms and submit to the UCC Hospital.

Please contact the supervisor on duty if you have any problems or questions.
Thank you

ISSUED BY: Directorate of University Health Services and Department of Optometry and Vision Science