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, and more. Also, for your convenience, the Health and Education building houses urgent care, travel medicine services, behavioral medicine, and a pharmacy.

Hours

Spring and fall semester, including university breaks (except official holidays):
Monday – Friday: 7:45 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 9:45 am – 4 pm

Summer hours
Monday – Friday: 7:45 am – 8 pm
Saturday: Closed

Student Health walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are requested for some services, including allergy injections, primary care, travel medicine, and women’s health. To make an appointment, call 304-285-7200. If you’re a returning Student Health patient, you can schedule appointments online using MyWVUChart, our secure, convenient patient portal.

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:

Minor Conditions and Injuries

  • Allergies and allergy injections
  • Burns
  • Cold symptoms and sinus infections
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Ear infections and sore throats
  • Fever
  • Lacerations
  • Rashes
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Wheezing, asthma and cough
  • Yeast infections

Rapid Lab Tests

*Additional lab draws can be performed on-site with quick results.

Vaccinations

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Influenza
  • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal meningitis (including meningococcal B)
  • PPD skin test
  • Pneumonia
  • Tetanus-diphtheria (Td)
  • Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (TdaP)
  • Varicella
  • Additional travel medicine vaccinations

Appointments and Directions

WVU Health and Education Building
390 Birch Street
Morgantown, WV 26505

Clinic Number

304-285-7200

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday: 7:45 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 9:45 am – 4 pm
Closed Saturdays May 18 – August 10
Additional holiday hours will be posted.

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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. To make a primary care appointment, call Student Health at 304-285-7200. If you are in need of an appointment for 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, 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.

Can I pre-register for Student Health services during new student orientation?
Yes, our registration team is available to assist you during the month of June, Monday through Friday from 1-5 pm in the WVU Career Center at the Mountainlair, conveniently located behind the Student Health Service information booth (Vandalia Lounge). Please bring a copy of your insurance card and driver’s license to be scanned, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.