Number 04-06
Description Health Center open on weekends
Authored by Denis Gjoni
Khawaja Nazim
Sponsored by Tabitha Padilla
Date Submitted Friday, March 5, 2004
Date Considered Tuesday, April 6, 2004
General Body Vote Thursday, January 1, 1970
Committee Committee Affairs
Result n/a
Remarks FAILED - Cost is $432/hour to keep Health Center open. Few students use the services on Saturday.
Whereas The University of Texas at Arlington is becoming more and more of a traditional campus; and
Whereas There is an increasing number of students that live on campus, and spend the weekends here; and
Whereas All the students pay a Health Center fee that gives them free doctor visitations as well as other discounted services; and
Whereas There is a large number of International students who live nearby, and are required to purchase Mega Life Insurance (UT system wide); and
Whereas These students as well as others might have emergencies or need to see a doctor on weekends.
Be It Further Resolved That The Health Center be opened on Sunday afternoons with a skeleton crew and limited hours of operation determined by the Health Center administration; and
Be It Further Resolved That There be an increase of hours of operation on Saturdays.