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Biometric Health Screenings

Gain a better understanding of your health: Attend a Biometric Health Screening—a few simple tests that will give you your:

This information can help you make important decisions about your health and take any next steps to a healthier you.

*For accurate test results, you must fast (not eat anything) for at least eight hours before your appointment. Water is permitted, but coffee, tea, or pop (soda) may interfere with the test and should be avoided.

Each screening session takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Testing is first-come, first-served within your group appointment time. Please bring your UCard or your photo ID—an insurance card is not required .

Who can get a Biometric Health Screening?

Biometric Health Screening clinics are only open to University of Minnesota faculty and staff on Medica's UPlan health insurance; graduate assistants on the Graduate Assistant Health Plan; and residents, fellows and interns on HealthPartners plans through the Office for Student Health Benefits. Covered spouses under these plans are also able to attend the Biometric Health Screening Clinics.

Wellness Programs

Biometric Health Screenings from Boynton may be used to satisfy wellness program requirements for the following health plans:

  1. UPlan: faculty and staff members who are enrolled in Medica's UPlan health insurance—and their covered spouses can earn 150 wellness points for the University Wellness Program by attending a clinic between Oct. 5, 2015– Aug. 31, 2016.
  2. Residents, Fellows and Interns health plans: residents, fellows and interns enrolled in a HealthPartners plan through the Office for Student Health Benefits—and their covered spouses can schedule a Biometric Health Screening beginning in September 2015.
  3. Graduate Assistant Health Plan: graduate assistants enrolled in the HealthPartners Graduate Assistant Health Plan through the Office for Student Health Benefits—and their covered spouses can schedule a Biometric Health Screening beginning in October 2015.

Schedule a Biometric Health Screening

Please visit our online registration system to view the complete schedule and make your appointment today. If your desired clinic date(s) are full for appointments, feel free to walk in! We welcome walk-ins at all Biometric Health Screening Clinics.

Residents, Fellows and Interns Biometric Health Screenings

Biometric Health Screening dates for members of the UPlan and Graduate Assistant Health Plan will be announced in late September.

Sign Up Here! Sign up, change or cancel an appointment

Questions? Send an e-mail to onlinereg@bhs.umn.edu, or call 612-626-5520.

UPlan-only Biometric Health Screening Details

In order to receive your points, data from the screenings must be submitted by Boynton Health Service to the wellness assessment. It takes six to eight weeks for your points to appear in StayWell Online.

UPlan members, if you are unable to fast for your screening, your blood pressure, BMI, height and weight data can be used to get 150 wellness points for the University Wellness Program.

For more information, visit the University Wellness Program website.

Screenings at Boynton Health Service run 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Screenings at other campus locations run 7:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.


Boynton Health Service

410 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455

P: 612-625-8400 | F: 612-625-1434