Available Services

Student Health Services

Currently enrolled students are eligible for services. Student dependents, chronic conditions or long-term illness cannot be cared for at the student health center.

Outpatient Clinic 
General assessments are provided on a walk-in basis by the registered nurse on duty.

Certified nurse practitioner clinic 
Appointments for the nurse practitioner are referred through the RN on duty. Assessments of medical problems, physical exams and prescriptions with the exception of narcotics or other controlled medications are handled by the nurse practitioner. She collaborates with the university physician and makes referrals as needed.

Physician Clinic 
The consulting physician makes daily visits to campus for an hour. The nurse or nurse practitioner makes appointments after completing an assessment of the student.

Immunization Clinic 
Vaccines are available for MMR, tetanus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Menomune. TB skin testing is also available. Gardasil is also now available. Gardasil is the new vaccine to prevent HPV (Human Papilloma Virus). HPV can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Gardasil requires three doses. The price of Gardasil is $155 per shot. Check with your insurance company for coverage.

Medical clearance for registration 
All students are required to complete a medical history form and include verified immunization dates before registering for any classes. All medical records are confidential and may only be released by written request of the student.

Health Education 
Health education is offered at each visit on an individual basis. Amy Allen is available for peer education programs to address current health issues and can be reached through Student Health Services. The health center has brochures and pamphlets available in a wide variety of topics pertinent to college life, such as migraines, allergies and vaccines.

Laboratory Services
The Health Center offers some in house tests including strep throat tests, mononucleosis tests and urinalyses. The Health Center contracts other tests out to LabCorp, and results are received within one to four days. A student’s personal physician may also order tests through the health center if needed. A prescription with complete orders and appropriate diagnoses is required.

Referral Services 
The Health Center provides referral information to any local agencies, for dental and eye care or for specialty care. Many special needs may be referred to Montgomery or Dothan. Mental health counseling is also available through the SAVE Project.

Student Health Center
Hamil Hall
Troy, AL 36082
Tel: (334) 670-3452