Welcome to Shenandoah University from the staff of the Wilkins Wellness Center
Shenandoah University maintains an outpatient health center and provides outpatient medical treatment for acute and minor illness and injury. There is no charge for an office visit at the Wilkins Wellness Center. There is a minimal charge for physical examination, gynecological examinations, immunizations, and laboratory tests. These charges are billed to the student’s account.
The Wilkins Wellness Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. During hours of operation, the health center is staffed by a registered nurse. The Advanced Practitioner’s hours vary and are scheduled by appointment only. All health records are confidential and not connected to academic records in any way.
Campus medical services are not intended to meet the needs of serious illness or accident. Treatment for such is the responsibility of each student, faculty/staff, and his/her family. Students will be responsible for providing their own transportation in non-emergency situations.
Students too ill to attend class should arrange medical attention during regular health center hours. The student is responsible for all academic work missed due to illness.
Resident students requiring emergency medical attention at hours other than the scheduled health center hours should contact the Resident Assistant on duty to arrange for emergency room care. When serious injuries occur on campus which may require emergency treatment or hospitalization, the student should contact the Resident Assistant an/or the Resident Assistant and/or the resident advisor who have been instructed in procedures to summon assistance.
The Director or designee available after hours in case of emergency. The Resident Assistant will contact the on call staff member. The emergency room at Winchester Medical Center is available 24 hours daily, 7 days a week. For emergency transportation, call 911 for a rescue squad and be specific about your location. For non-emergency situations, contact your Resident Assistant for a taxi.
To assist the college in providing appropriate care, all students are required to present a completed health form including immunization record and insurance. If the student does not have insurance, an insurance policy may be purchase through the University’s approved insurance company on our web site.
Welcome to Shenandoah University!
Director of Health Services
Wilkins Wellness Center