Need to Know Information for Students

Need to Know Information for Students

  • Immunization records must be returned to the University Health Center (UHC) during Orientation. You will not be able to register for the next semester's classes until this is turned in.
  • The Student Health Center is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you are sick, hurt or have any health issue, call or stop by to make an appointment to see us.
    • Only you can make an appointment to see us. Appointments are encouraged. We accept walk-ins and will make every effort to provide timely access to care. 
    • University Health Center (UHC) is not an Emergency Department, if you have a medical emergency call 911
    • If you feel you need to be seen for a non-emergency when we are closed and you cannot wait until we are open again you can go to the local Emergency Department at
      • Centra Southside Community Hospital
      • Centra Medical Group
      • Primary Care Provider
      • Urgent Care Center
  • All visits are confidential. There is no blanket release form for any medical information. If you want us to share information with your family you must sign a release form for that visit only.
  • There is no charge for copays, related to your office visits.  Your Insurance will be billed.  You should have a copy of your health insurance information if prescriptions, lab tests, or referrals are needed. 
  • You will be seen by a Provider who can prescribe most medications you require.  Some minor conditions may be evaluated and treated by the centers' licensed Registered Nurses.
  • Prescriptions must be filled at a local pharmacy (Rite-Aid, CVS, Wal-Mart, or Farmville Pharmacy)
  • If you take medications regularly, you alone are responsible for them. You should consider having a lock box for them in your room. The only personal medication kept at the Student Health Center is Allergy serum administered by Student Health Center.
  • We recommend that you bring a first-aid/self-care kit to school, for suggestions check out the Student Survival Kit link
  • Attendance Policy