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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, urgent care, or are experiencing an emergency. Accessing Our Services
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 . During your primary care appointment, medical history and issues are assessed.
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 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 medications, travel medicine services, nutrition services and a physical therapist assistant.
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 HoursWhen you aren’t feeling well or experiencing a crisis after-hours and need care, please call the Nurse Advice Line or SCU EMS.
Student Health Services provides other services such as health screenings, after hours assistance, medical records and a limited pharmacy.