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Medical Services

To make it easier for students to access care at the Cowell Center Student Health Services, this guide will show you what to do depending on if you need primary care,  walk-in care or are experiencing an emergency. Accessing Our Services (Brochure).

Primary Care

At the Cowell Center Student Health Services, your basic health care needs are met through our primary care services.  
Regular appointments can be scheduled with a primary care practitioner for services including:

The focus is to identify and treat most common medical illnesses and injuries. Appointments can be made in advance by simply calling, coming in to the Center or going online to make an appointment. During your primary care appointment, medical history and issues are assessed. 

Walk-In Care

When the unexpected injury happens or attention to a sudden illness is needed during our business hours, you may be seen at the student health services without an appointment. 

For urgent, but not life-threatening, medical concerns, you are welcome to walk-in during business hours. You will be triaged based on medical condition, severity of illness, urgency and appointment availability. Depending on patient volume, wait time can vary. Your cooperation and patience is appreciated.

Specialty Care and Services

Most patients can have their needs met through our primary care services, but sometimes you may have a specialized need. Our specialized services include immunization medicationstravel medicine services, and nutrition services 


The Cowell Center Student Health Services does not have an Emergency Room, please call for an ambulance or paramedic assistance right away. Be prepared to identify your location and situation. Please call 9-1-1 for an emergency.

After Hours

When you aren’t feeling well or experiencing a crisis after-hours and need care, please call the Nurse Advice Line or SCU EMS

Other Services

Student Health Services provides other services such as health screenings, after hours assistance,  medical records and a limited in-house pharmacy.