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Student Health Center

Medical Services

Scope of Care

Confidential medical services provided by board certified physicians and registered nurses include:

  • Primary medical care for illnesses and injuries
  • Physicals (routine, work, sports)
  • Well-woman exams (including Pap smears, pelvic exams and breast exams)
  • Immunizations (including Gardasil, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Influenza, MMR, Tetanus)
  • TB testing (PPD) or blood work
  • Travel visits (Malaria prevention, immunization counseling, etc. Call for a doctor's appointment at least one month prior to departure.)
  • Allergy injections (Allergy Forms)
  • STD screening and treatment
  • HIV screening
  • Free urine pregnancy testing
  • X-rays
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • Smoking cessation program
  • Treatment for depression 
  • Follow-up care after Emergency Room visit

For depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress-related concerns, visit Counseling Center 

For tobacco cessation, alcohol or drug abuse concerns, visit CADRE

The center also offers health care and education for:

  • Acute care for non-emergency medical problems.
  • Comprehensive longitudinal care for ongoing or complicated medical issues, e.g. concussions, asthma, hormonal problems, hepatic or hematologic complications of mono, latent tuberculosis infection.
  • Nurse phone line for students' medical questions and assessment.
  • Education of students in health care decision-making and self-care, appropriate to their developmental status.
  • Assessment of alcohol, tobacco, and drug usage, with risk education, social norming, and recommendations for on- and off-campus resources.
  • Wound management (e.g. pilonidal cyst care).
  • Administration of injectable medications from outside physicians with approved orders; nurse education for self-administration of certain injectable medications.
  • Crisis care and free testing and treatment for sexual assaults, referral to/from campus partners.
  • No visit charge for undergraduates and certain graduate populations whose program pays a per-semester fee; charges are incurred for medications dispensed, labs done on-site, X-rays, EKGs, immunizations, and certain supplies and procedures.

Collaborative support across campus for:

  • Managing mental health medication and evaluating symptoms related to mental health diagnosis, inlcuding co-management with the Counseling Center.
  • Working with the Brooke Center and health and wellbeing partners to promote health initiatives.
  • Extending support to under-resourced and minority students.
  • Evaluating and coordinating temporary or long-term accommodations and work with the Office of Learning Resources to support students' academic needs and success.
  • Coordinating with the Dean of Students' office for follow-up of medical transports to the emergency room, hospitalizations and academic support.
  • Managing referrals for specialized tests or to specialist physicians, including pre-certifications, insurance authorizations, and scheduling.

Campus public health and communicable disease risk reduction:

  • Managing the health requirements for new students, ensuring they comply with necessary regulations.
  • Collaborating with Global and Intercultural Affairs staff to collect and complete health requirements for international students.
  • Coordinating with Public Health-Dayton and Montgomery County to report and follow-up on any cases of infectious diseases such as mumps, chickenpox, and COVID-19.
  • Working with Housing and Residence Life to address isolation and quarantine needs for students who may have contracted illnesses like mumps, chickenpox, hand-foot-mouth disease or COVID-19.

Liaison between UD and the surrounding community for health related issues 


Student Health Center

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0900