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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. Patient visits are with a nurse practitioner or physician.


COVID-19 Testing and vaccinations

The ESU Student Wellness Center continues to offer COVID testing for students, faculty and staff:

SYMPTOMATIC (Rapid ANTIGEN Testing Clinic):

  • By Appointment Only — 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Used to diagnose COVID in people who have symptoms; also used for “Day 5” testing if meet other criteria for early release from isolation.

ASYMPTOMATIC (PCR Saliva Tests):

  • Walk-in basis at these regularly scheduled times:
    • Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays 8 to 9 a.m. (additional times by special arrangement)
  • Results sent to your phone the next evening.
  • Used for asymptomatic testing, often because of exposure, and for “Day 5” testing if quarantined and meets the other criteria for possible early release.
  • May use results for travel purposes if the timing works for your needs.

Vaccines continue to provide the strongest protection against becoming sick with COVID that is severe and requires hospitalization.

  • The ESU Student Wellness Center provides vaccines to our campus community on Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Your choice: Moderna, Pfizer, or the newly available Novavax! Appointments are preferred for planning purposes. Call620-341-5222 or stop by 250 SE Morse to make an appointment.


Questions + Answers

What services does the Student Wellness Center provide?

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

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

Laboratory tests such as CBC, blood sugar, and cholesterol

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 upload a copy here) with you to your appointments.

Students who are taking classes on campus, pay on-campus activity fees, and have insurance will not have to pay more than $10 per provider office visit if their insurance does not cover the entire amount.

There are additional charges for pharmacy and laboratory services if needed.

Any balances due after insurance reimbursements (such as the $10 plus remaining lab or pharmacy costs) 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 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. Students who are not taking summer courses but are enrolled in the fall are also eligible for 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 upload a copy here) with you to your appointments. Office visits with a nurse practitioner, or physician will be $90 for new patients and $60 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 $10 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 additional charges for pharmacy and laboratory services.

Any balances due after insurance reimbursements (such as the $10 plus remaining lab or pharmacy costs) 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 Carrie Armstrong 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 form 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.

Student Wellness PORTAL + APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING

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