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Student Wellness Health Services

Our Student Wellness Center offers a wide range of services

Student Wellness Center

The Student Wellness Center provides services to all enrolled ESU Students. Patients visits are with a nurse practitioner or physician or Registered Dietitian.

Questions + Answers

What services does the Student Wellness Center provide?

Treatment of acute illnesses and injuries such as colds, flu, sprains, etc.

Management of chronic illness such as hypertension

Medical management of mental health issues such as depression and anxiety

Physical exams to fulfill work or school requirements (you provide form)

Laboratory tests such as CBC, blood sugar, cholesterol, etc.

Male and female sexual health exams and treatment, including pap smears

TB skin tests for students in education and nursing

Immunizations, including flu shots

Cryotherapy (freezing of warts)

Blood pressure checks

HIV testing and counseling

Provision/exchange of sharps containers for students with diabetes or other conditions requiring self-injection of medications

Cost of Services

The Student Health Center accepts most major insurance providers, as well as the student health plan, so please bring your health insurance card (or a copy of it front and back) with you to your appointments.

Students who are taking classes on campus, pay on-campus privilege fees, and have insurance will not have to pay more than $5 per office visit if their insurance does not cover the entire amount.

There are also modest charges for pharmacy and laboratory services. Any balances due after insurance reimbursements (such as the $5) will be billed to your student account.

If you have questions about the cost of a particular service or about insurance billing, click on our health insurance link or call 620-341-5222 to speak to Rhonda McDonnell or Mary McDaniel Anschutz for more information.

Who can use these services?

Any student currently enrolled for the semester at Emporia State University is eligible for basic health services. Families of students are not eligible to use Student Health Services but can find treatment on a sliding fee scale at the Flint Hills Community Health Center nearby or a local private provider.

We can accept most major insurance providers, as well as the student health plan, so please bring your health insurance card (or a copy of it front and back) with you to your appointments. Office visits with a nurse practitioner or physician or Registered Dietitian will be $70 for new patients and $50 for established patients per visit. Students who are taking classes on campus, pay on-campus privilege fees, and have insurance will not have to pay more than $5 per office visit if their insurance does not cover the entire amount. Students who do not pay on-campus privilege fees (such as online students) will be responsible for paying any charges not covered by health insurance. There are also modest charges for pharmacy and laboratory services. Any balances due after insurance reimbursements (such as the $5) will be billed to your student account.

If you have questions about the cost of a particular service or about insurance billing, click on our health insurance link or call 620-341-5222 to speak to Rhonda McDonnell or Mary McDaniel Anschutz for more information.

Student Health records are kept strictly confidential in accordance with state and federal law. No medical information is released without written consent from the student or a court order/subpoena. Exceptions to this may include emergencies or matters of public health as allowed by law.

Emporia State University Student Health Services seeks to care for all patients without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, handicap or disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

Site Accessibility

The Student Health Center web pages from a living document and are regularly updated. We strive to make them universally accessible. Suggestions for increasing the accessibility of these pages are welcome and should be sent to shc@emporia.edu.

Patient Portal

The patient portal and appointment scheduling link is the central location for health-related forms, appointments and messages.

Notice of Privacy Practices

Find information about our privacy practices here

Pharmacy services

The Student Health Center offers pharmacy services as part of medical care

Frequently asked questions

Answers to questions you may have

Meet our staff

The Student Health Services team is ready to assist you. Meet us here

Health Insurance

Find important information about health insurance

Medical Resources

Student Health Service's recommended medical websites and links

Meningitis Policy

All students living on campus are required to be vaccinated to protect from bacterial meningitis

Tuberculosis Policy

We screen and test for tuberculosis (TB)

Outreach activities

Outreach Activities include the annual Health Fair, Collegiate Smokeout, AIDS Awareness Week and more

Healthy Hornet

The CampusWell website includes blog posts, information, tips and tricks for healthy eating, mental health, financial security and so much more! Here you can learn more about all the dimensions of wellness through campus support offices, digital resources, and events on campus!

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