Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Health and Wellness Center have a medical clinic?
Yes, we have a nurse practitioner managed clinic that is able to assist you with most of the medical care that you need as a college student. Our services include (but aren’t limited to):
- Physical exams
- Sexual health exams
- Laboratory tests
- Illness and injury care
- Family planning, morning after pill
- Medications for basic mental health concerns (anxiety, depression)
Do I need to have medical insurance to be seen?
No, we will see you whether you have insurance or not. If you have health insurance we will provide a receipt for your services and you can mail it to your insurance for reimbursement.
What are your hours? Do I need to have an appointment?
Our current hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. We are closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. To make an appointment call 574-520-5557. We occasionally will see patients on a walk-in basis, but you may be turned away if our schedule is too busy.
What do you charge and how do I pay?
We charge $25 new patients and $20 for most other visits. We charge $30 for a physical, $50 for a women’s health exam (pap testing). Most medications cost $10 and birth control pills cost $15. Immunizations vary- Hepatitis B- $55, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) $45, TB skin test $15, Tdap $40. We perfer to charge your bursar account for your visit; but we do accept cash.
Where are you located?
We are located in the Student Activity Center on the main floor. Go to the main desk and the staff will direct you to our location.
I need vaccinations and a TB test, where can I get them?
We provide most of the vaccinations that you would need for entrance into a clinical program or for international travel. We provide Hepatitis B, MMR, TB skind test, and Tdap. Also provide blood testing and STD testing.
My medications are too expensive, what should I do?
Contact our office, we can help get in enrolled in programs that will provide your meds for free or at a reduced cost.
Where can I go to get HIV testing?
AIDS ministries come to the Health and Wellness Center on a biweekly basis and do free oral HIV testing. Contact our office for more information