CBS Site Visit to Community-University Health Care Center

February 08, 2019

Learn about global health in your own backyard! CBS Student Services is hosting a site visit to the Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC), a federally qualified health center and also a department within the University of Minnesota. This clinic offers medical, dental, mental health, advocacy, legal, and other programs to support refugee, immigrant, and low-income populations. Students who attend this site visit will be able to learn about the operations of this community clinic and some of the unique healthcare challenges populations in the Twin Cities Metro face. Additionally, students will be able to speak with different healthcare professionals and staff members who work at the CUHCC.

CBS Student Services will provide transportation via bus to the CUHCC, so registration is required.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, February 8
  • Time: 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Community-University Health Care Center (Bus leaves Northrop turn-around at 2:30 PM)
  • Reserve your spot on the bus at:

Event Agenda:

  • 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Travel to CUHCC
  • 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Presentation about the CUHCC and healthcare challenges faced by populations in the Twin Cities; connecting with CUHCC staff and health providers
  • 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. - Travel to Northrop Turn-Around

Takeaways for Students:

  • Learn about some of the healthcare disparities and challenges refugees, immigrants, and low-income populations in the Twin Cities Metro face
  • Learn about the operations of a community clinic and how the CUHCC provides medical, dental, mental health, advocacy, and legal support to Minneapolis patients
  • Connect with healthcare staff and providers, such as physicians and dentists, who work at and support the CUHCC
  • Reflect on some of the growing healthcare challenges that will be faced by future healthcare providers
  • Describe elements of a community clinic versus a hospital system
  • Define professions that work together within the CUHCC and possible health career paths and define how these professions help CUHCC in their patient-centered care model

To pre-register, you’ll first need to activate your free GoldPASS account. Follow the prompts in the light blue boxes to sign-up, then login with your UMN x500 and password. Visit the FAQ if you have questions or contact CBS Career Coach, Luke Feuling Porter at

We are committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive, and respectful environment for members of all communities. If there is information you feel would be helpful for us to know, such as accommodation needs, please contact CBS Student Services at or call 612.624.9717

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