On-campus Health Resources

Boynton Health entrance

Health and wellness are critical to achieving the kind of balance that leads to strong, creative work and healthy boundaries around work/life balance. The University makes available to postdocs the services and resources they need to attend to a holistic range of health and wellness needs.

Boynton Health, which offers a comprehensive range of clinics available to postdocs with participating health plans. With locations on the East Bank and St. Paul campuses, Boynton is a convenient option that can meet many of your health needs (though postdocs may of course opt to receive health services off campus). Boynton offers the following services through its clinics: primary care, women’s health, sexual health, STI testing, dental clinic, eye clinic, HIV testing/counseling, immunizations, physical therapy, nutritional support, transgender health, pharmacy, travel, and tobacco cessation coaching. Appointments can be made by phone (612-625-8400) or via the Patient Portal.

Mental health is a top public health issue facing University of Minnesota students and each campus in the system is committed to actively addressing a wide range of mental health concerns. On the Twin Cities campus, a group charged by the Executive Vice President and Provost leads campus-wide efforts on this issue and has produced “The Red Folder,” designed to help you recognize indicators of student distress and how to respond and refer the student appropriately.