Health Service Information

Student Health and Counseling provides primary care for enrolled students, with an emphasis on wellness and prevention, stressing each student's personal responsibility for health.

How to Schedule An Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a nurse for immunizations, titers, or tuberculosis screening (PPD), you can conveniently do so online at
or call (409) 747-9508.

All Services Provided
  • Screening for and provision of required immunizations, titers, and TB skin testing
  • Certification of required immunizations
  • Assessment and treatment of occupational exposures to blood and body fluids or other communicable diseases ( no appointment needed)
  • Primary care
  • Evaluation and treatment of minor illnesses and injury
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Referrals to specialty clinics
  • Referral for x-ray and other radiology services as needed
  • Review of Mask Fit Clearance Form
  • Research Lab Clearance
  • Well Woman Exams/Pap Smears
  • Contraception Management
  • Well Male Exams
  • Management of chronic stable disease (asthma, diabetes, hypertension)
  • Prescription refills
  • Travel medications and immunizations: Check the Center for Disease Control website (CDC)
After Hours Care

After hours, weekends, and holidays you may call the Access Center at 1-(800) 917-8906, or (409) 772-2222. Telephone triage is provided by the Access Center and physician backup consultation is available. Emergency Room and hospitalization costs are the student's responsibility.

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Lee Hage Jamail
Student Center - 3rd Fl.
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas

Phone: (409) 747-9508
Fax: (409) 747-9330

Monday - Friday
7 am - 5 pm
*Major credit cards only.

After Hours Care:

After hours, weekends, and holidays, you may call the Access Center at (409) 772-2222
or (800) 917-8906
. Telephone triage is provided by the Hotline and physician backup consultation is available.


Please go directly to the nearest emergency room. Students are responsible for all charges related to emergency care.