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Student Medical Services

COVID-19 Information

Visit our COVID-19 information page for the latest updates.

Mission

Student Medical Services provides high quality, confidential, holistic health care services to our diverse student population while minimizing costs. We are committed to maintaining the physical and mental well-being of our students to enhance educational experience and overall academic success.

 

Services  
Emergencies and After Hours

Call 911.  Emergency and after hour care are available through local physicians, clinics and hospitals.  Students with severe injuries or life-threatening situations should go directly to the hospital or an emergency center for treatment. We are not an emergency center and do not provide assessments for worker's compensation cases.

doctor examining patient's ear

Appointment Hours

The center is open  8 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday  when school is in session and is closed during Intercession, weekends and WTAMU holidays.  During the semester break, the front desk will be open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for administrative purposes.  Incoming WTAMU Students are eligible to utilize SMS one week before classes start.  Currently enrolled students that have paid the student health fee will continue  to be eligible throughout the semester.  The eligibility for services will  end on the last day of finals.  

Face masks are strongly encouraged for our patients.  All patients with symptoms of an upper respiratory illness, cough, fever, stomach problems, etc. will be required to wear a face mask and not enter the buiilding.   We also ask that these patients contact our office by telephone to schedule the appointment.   Please do not enter the VHAC building if you are sick or have any COVID symptoms.  Call our office 806-651-3287 and we will make special arrangements to bring you into the office via our designated doors for COVID and contagious diseases.  

If you need to report COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 symptom, or potential exposure, please complete the form link below.  

WT-COVID 19 Notification Form 

Additioanl COVID information is available on the COVID-19 webpage .  

 

No Shows  
Summer I and II  
Fall and Spring  
Appointments  
Payment  
Sick Notes  
Required Immunizations

Texas law requires all students entering an institution of higher education (public and private) to either receive a vaccination against bacterial meningitis or meet certain criteria for declining such a vaccination. This law also requires that the meningitis vaccination occurs within a five-year period before the student arrives at school. This applies to all new incoming students, under the age of 22, regardless of living on or off campus or any student, that sits out a long semester. 

The meningits vaccine is offered at Student Medical Services during New Student Orientations and Transfer Student Orientations to new and returning students.

nurse examining patient

Insurance  
Student Insurance Plan AcademicBlue - Blue Cross Blue Shield  
Patient Assistance Programs