WVU Medicine is committed to providing top quality healthcare for students throughout their education at West Virginia University. Located in the Health and Education Building across from the Student Recreation Center, our convenient care and expert providers are an essential part of your healthcare team.
We offer wellness visits, vaccinations, on-site x-rays, lab services, telemedicine, and more. Also, for your convenience, the Health and Education building houses urgent care, travel medicine services, behavioral medicine, and a pharmacy.
Onsite patient parking and easy access from the PRT.
New students: Register for WVU Student Health services using the form here.
Fall semester, including university breaks (except official holidays):
Monday – Friday: 7:45 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 9:45 am – 4 pm
Check Twitter @WVUSHS for up-to-date hours and holiday changes.
Student Health walk-ins are encouraged, but appointments are requested for some services, including allergy injections.
Student Health accepts most commercial insurances with a co-pay due at the time of service. A self-pay option is available with a deposit at the time of service, and we accept Mounty Bounty.
Learn more: Student Health FAQ
Conditions We Treat
WVU Medicine Student Health physicians and advanced practice providers are available to assist you with a range of non-emergency health conditions and preventive care, including:
- Cold symptoms and sinus infections
- Diarrhea and vomiting
- Ear infections and sore throats
- Lacerations and injuries
- Sinusitis and bronchitis
- Sprains, strains and fractures
- Urinary tract infections
- Wheezing, asthma and cough
- Yeast infections/vaginitis
- Allergy injections
- Emergency Department follow-up
- LGBTQ+ care
- Men’s health
- Pap smears and birth control/contraception
- Specialty referrals
- Vaccinations and titers
- Yearly sports and school physicals
Rapid Lab Tests
- Bacterial vaginosis
- Respiratory syncytial virus
- Urine testing
- Urine pregnancy
*Additional lab draws can be performed on-site with quick results.
- Havrix (Hepatitis A, both pediatric and adult)
- Havrix (Hepatitis B)
- Influenza (flu)
- Ixiaro (Japanese encephalitis)
- Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)
- Meningococcal meningitis (including meningococcal B)
- PPD skin test
- Tetanus-diphtheria (Td)
- Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (TdaP)
- Typhim VI Injection (includes under 18)
- Yellow fever
- Additional travel medicine vaccinations
Appointments and Directions
WVU Health and Education Building
390 Birch Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Student Health FAQ
What conditions are treated at Student Health?
We treat a variety of non-emergency conditions, including acute illnesses, like cold or flu, sprains, and minor fractures. Emergency conditions, such as head injury, severe bleeding, stroke, or sudden dizziness and loss of vision, are considered an emergency. Call 911 or visit the nearest emergency room. The Emergency Department at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is open 24/7, 365 days a year for emergency care.
Can I use Student Health as my primary care clinic while enrolled at WVU?
Yes, you can establish care with a student health physician and receive routine exams and follow-up treatment for many chronic health conditions. If you need allergy injections, please complete this consent form and order sheet and bring it to your first appointment. Please read the forms thoroughly, so you have an understanding of our protocols and procedures. For ADHD treatment or counseling, schedule an appointment with the WVU Carruth Center, located on the second floor of the Health and Education Building.
What if I need medical attention after Student Health is closed?
For non-emergency issues, visit WVU Urgent Care in the Health and Education Building or in Suncrest. The Health and Education Building location is open Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 8 pm and on Saturdays from 9:45 am to 4 pm (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and other WVU-recognized holidays). WVU Urgent Care in Suncrest is open seven days a week from 7:45 am to 8 pm, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Check @WVUSHS for updates.
Can I pre-register for Student Health services during Destination WVU?
Yes, our registration team is available to assist you during the month of July, Monday – Friday, during designated hours. We are located on the greens at the Mountainlair (weather permitting) or behind the Student Health Service information booth in the Mountainlair Ballroom. Please bring a copy of your insurance card and driver’s license, local address, phone number, birthdate, Social Security number, emergency contact number, and insurance subscriber’s name. You can also stop by the clinic during this time to register.
How will I know if my insurance is accepted at Student Health?
Contact your insurance company prior to coming to campus to ask if WVU Medicine providers are listed as in-network for primary care, urgent care, and emergency care services. Tell your insurance company that you are a college student and that you will be in Morgantown, West Virginia, pursuing a degree at West Virginia University. Many insurance companies require you to pay an additional fee for away-from-home care. Please contact the WVU Student Insurance office at 304-293-6815 if you have any questions.
We accept WVU Aetna insurance as well as most major insurances.
Can my parents access my medical information by calling Student Health?
No. Due to HIPAA regulations, you will need to give written permission for your parents to be able to access your medical information.
Release of information forms can be requested at registration or from Medical Records.
Do you ask my opinion about my medical experience?
Yes, if you provide your email address, you will receive a patient satisfaction survey as soon as you leave the clinic. We value your opinion about your healthcare services, and we use your feedback to educate our staff and improve our services.
You may also access your health information through My WVUChart to communicate with your doctor, request prescription refills, access test results, manage appointments, and pay as a guest.
For any additional questions, please contact Student Health at 304-285-7200.
Transportation and Parking
Student Health has convenient, free parking available for patients in the gated parking area next to decal lot 77. Ask for ticket validation when you checkout at your appointment.
University and public transportation options are also available to help students get to the clinic. PRT access is nearby at the Towers and Engineering stations. Check the PRT schedule for operating hours. The PRT is closed on University holidays and semester breaks.
WVU provides free bus transportation for students, faculty, and staff on and around campus during regular school sessions (except holidays and break periods). Transportation to the Health and Education Building is also available via Mountain Line bus stops located at Towers and Evansdale Crossing.
After Hours Care
Student Health is open six days a week Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 8 pm and on Saturday from 9:45 am to 4 pm (closed Saturdays May through August). If you need care after Student Health is closed, please visit WVU Urgent Care in Suncrest or at the Health and Education Building for urgent medical needs. The Health and Education Building location is open Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 8 pm and on Saturdays from 9:45 am to 4 pm (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and other WVU-recognized holidays). WVU Urgent Care in Suncrest is open every day (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) from 7:45 am to 8 pm.
Costs incurred at WVU Urgent Care will be billed to your insurance, and a co-payment may be required. Students are advised to review their insurance policy for more information before visiting WVU Urgent Care.
For emergency, life-threatening issues at any time, go to the nearest hospital emergency room. J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is open 24/7, 365 days a year for emergency care.