Office of Health and Counseling Services

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What services does the Campus Counseling Center offer?
A: The Campus Counseling Center in a confidential setting provides university students with individual and group assistance in adapting to stressful situations while attending DSU.  Examples such as adjusting to the university environment, COVID 19 stressors, relationship issues with roommate, professors, parents, significant other, choosing a vocation, selecting a major, and solving personal, social, and educational difficulties are common reasons students utilize counseling.

Q: Who can use the Campus Counseling Center?
A: All members of the Delta State University community (students, faculty, and staff) are eligible to use our services.

Q: Is there a fee?
A: There is no fee.

Q: What if I have concerns about a friend or roommate?
A: Make a report through DSU C.A.R.E.S-Campus Action Referral & Evaluation System T-BEAR (Behavioral Encouragement, Awareness, Responses click the link to submit a report https://www.deltastate.edu/student-affairs/report-concern.

Q: How do I make an appointment?
A: To schedule a consultation, please call (662) 846-4690 or email us counselingandtesting@deltastate.edu . Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8 AM – 5 PM (Fall and Spring semesters) Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM (Summer). We are conveniently located in the back of the Student Health building.

Q: Does the Campus Counseling Center offer other services?
A: Yes. We administer the National ACT, ACT residual, Miller Analogies Test (MAT) and CLEP (College Level Education Program). Contact our office at counselingandtesting@deltastate.edu for further information.

Q: What do I do if I have an after-hours emergency?
A: Contact the University Police department at 662-846-4155 or 911 if you are away from campus.

What are the hours of the health center?
Hours of regular operation: Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM
Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday from 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
The Health Center will be closed all nights, weekends, interim periods between semesters and university holidays.

Do I need an appointment?
No appointments needed.

Are Telemedicine appointments available?
Not at this time.

If I have a fever, or infectious symptoms, should I come to the Health Center?
No. If you are experiencing fever or infectious symptoms, please call (662) 846-4630 for instructions for care.

Can I get a referral to a doctor?
Yes, transition of care to a primary care physician can be made.

Where is the Health Center located?
It is located across from Brumby-Castle Residence Hall, near the cafeteria, and behind the Student Union.

Who is eligible to utilize the Health Center?
O W. Reilly Health Services are available to all students and employee free of change. No insurance needed.

Does the Health Center offer contraception?
Health Services does offer some forms of contraception. A more comprehensive offering may be available at the local health department.

Are my visits to the Health Center confidential?
No information will be released without a signed statement by the person receiving medical care.

Does the Health Center offer specialty services?
This service is available at the local health department.

Does the Health Center offer lab work / x-rays / injections?
These services are referred to a local doctor’s office at the student’s expense.

What if I need lab work/x-rays/medication?
The team of medical professionals at O W. Reilly Health Services are trained to deliver the specialized care you need. Each provider is an advanced practice Nurse Practitioner who is able to provide care to both children and adults by examining patients, reading test results, diagnosing illnesses, providing treatment and prescribing medication.