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Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know:

  • Hours: Student Health Services are available Monday through Fridays, 7:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.  The Certified Family Nurse Practitioner is accessable only between the hours 7 – 12. The Student Health Center will be closed all nights, weekends, interim periods between semesters and university holidays.
  • Appointments:  No appointments needed.  We operate on a first-come, first-served basis with the exception of a true emergency.
  • Doctors referrals:  Doctors are available upon referral from the Health Center nurses only and will be seen as a work in to their regular appointments at the Cleveland Medical Mall on Hwy. 8 East. Other than the MD fee, other related expenses will be the responsibility of the student who was referred.
  • Location:  Located across from Brumby-Castle Hall, near the cafeteria, and behind the Student Union. 
  • Contact Us:  662-846-4630 or 662-846-4690/ rhouston@deltastate.edu
  • Eligibility:  Full time student status; Fall/Spring semesters–12 hours per semester undergraduates, 9 hours per semester graduate students.  Summer Sessions–6 hours per summer session.  Campus residency is not a requirement for the use of student health.
  • Confidentiality:  No information will be released without a signed statement by the student receiving medical care.
  • Specialty Services:  Student Health Services does not offer any form of Birth Control.  This service is available at the local health department.
  • Lab Work / X-Rays / Injections:  These services are referred to a local doctor’s office at the student’s expense.
  • International Students:  International students are required to have a chest X-Ray for tuberculosis.  This must be completed after arrival in the United States at a local physicians office.