Galveston Campus Amenities

Television

Each patient room is equipped with a television. The program guide can be found on Channel 7 in English, and on Channel 42 in Spanish. All channels can be accessed at no charge. If your television is not working properly, please ask a member of your health care team for help.


Floral Deliveries

Flowers will be delivered to patient rooms, except for patients in our intensive care units (ICUs). Please keep in mind that large plants and flowers are difficult to deliver and must be removed upon discharge.


Gifts for Patients

Visitors should check with the nurse before bringing gifts of food or drink to patients. On the intensive care unit, please check with the unit regarding any gifts for patients.

Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is located in the main hospital lobby. It is open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and weekends from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The shop has gift items, jewelry, magazines, greeting cards, candy, toiletries, flowers and plants. The Gift Shop phone number is (409) 772-9800.


FOOD SERVICES (in hospital)

JOHN SEALY HOSPITAL (Floor 1)
Café on the Court & Subway
(6:30 a.m. –11:30 p.m.)
Starbuck’s Coffee
(Mon. – Fri., 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

JENNIE SEALY HOSPITAL (Floor 2)
Einstein Bros. Bagels
(6:30 a.m. –2:00 p.m.)
Vending

Off-campus dining and lodging...


Smoking

To provide a healthy and comfortable environment for our patients, visitors and employees, the use of all tobacco products is prohibited everywhere on the UTMB Health campus. This includes all buildings, patient rooms, stairwells, and outdoor grounds. This “no smoking” policy is strictly enforced.


Mail

Mail addressed to patients is delivered to the nursing station each weekday. Mailboxes for outgoing items are located on each floor. In the event you have been discharged, mail will be returned to the sender unless other arrangements are made by the patient or patient’s family prior to discharge. The Mail Services Department may be contacted at (409) 747-3260.


Parking

Click here for parking information.


Transportation

UTMB Health’s Transportation Department is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to transport patients between our care units and service department areas. We also provide outpatient shuttle services to and from our Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes and several other off-campus clinics. Shuttle service is provided Monday through Friday, except on UTMB holidays. For more in-formation, please call (409) 772-2019.


ATM

ATMs can be found in the following locations on UTMB's Galveston Campus:

  • John Sealy Hospital (first floor) next to the coffee shop.
  • Jennie Sealy Hospital ground floor (second floor) next to Einstein's Bagels.
  • UTMB Health Clinics (UHC) on the first floor.

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