Emory University Student Health and Counseling Services

Student HealthEmory University Student Health and Counseling Services (EUSHCS) provides outpatient care for enrolled Emory students with a valid Emory ID card. Spouses, qualified Domestic Partners and unmarried children over 18 years of age are also eligible for primary medical care by appointment on a fee-for-service basis. EUSHS is located at 1525 Clifton Road (1st & 2nd floors.) For more detailed information, visit our website at http://studenthealth.emory.edu.

The Emory University Student Counseling Center is located at 1462 Clifton Road, Suite 235, and provides outpatient counseling and mental health services to enrolled Emory students. For more detailed information, please visit our web site at http://studenthealth.emory.edu/cs.



Hours

During Fall and Spring Semesters, Student Health Services is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for urgent illnesses and injuries requiring weekend care. During Summer, Winter and Spring breaks, EUSHS is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule appointments, students should call 404-727-7551 (press 1) or go online via Your Patient Portal at http://studenthealth.emory.edu. During summer, students who are not enrolled, but who have paid the Emory student activity fee, may be seen at EUSHS without fee-for-service charges. Continuing students who are not enrolled for the Summer Semester may be seen on a fee-for-service basis.

Medical and Health Educations Services

The EUSHS team is comprised of physicians, psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, counselors, nurses, health educators and administrative staff. EUSHS offers the following services to enrolled Emory students:

• Allergy injections & immunizations
• Confidential HIV and STD testing
• Sexual & reproductive health care, including contraception and colposcopy
• Health education programs & presentations
• International travel clinic & immunizations
• Laboratory testing
• Nutrition counseling and education
• Physical examinations
• Primary health care
• Referrals to specialists
• Sexuality / sexual health counseling
• Sexual Assault Prevention Education and Response
• Substance abuse counseling & referrals

Mental Health and Counseling Services

A wide range of outpatient mental health services are provided for enrolled Emory University students by licensed psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. There are no charges for counseling or psychiatry sessions at the Emory University Student Counseling Center/EUSHS. However, when referrals are made to clinics or therapists outside the Emory Student Counseling Center/EUSHS system, expenses for those visits shall be the responsibility of the student. The Student Counseling Center hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students may call the Emory Student Counseling Center at 404-727-7450 to schedule an appointment.

Emergencies and After Hours Care

EUSHS is not an emergency facility. For life threatening emergencies, please call 911 or the Emory Police at 404-727-6111 or 7-611 (direct dial on campus) for assistance in obtaining emergency help rapidly. Students needing to speak to the on-call physician after-hours about an urgent medical problem or concern should call 404-727-7551 (press 0) to have the paging operator page the on-call physician. The Emory University Hospital Emergency Room can be reached by calling 404-712-7100.

Fees

Except as otherwise noted below, Emory tuition covers office visits provided by Student Health Services and Counseling Center healthcare providers. Charges for the following services are not covered by tuition and must be paid for by the student:

• Hospitalization
• Laboratory tests and X-rays
• Consultations with non-EUSHS physicians
• Injections, including allergy shots
• Travel consultations
• Medical procedures
• Physical examinations
• Confidential HIV and STD testing
• Medications and medical supplies

Payment is due at the time of service. Cash, checks, EmoryCard, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Students are primarily and completely responsible for all fees incurred, regardless of insurance coverage. Student Health Services will file insurance claims to a student’s insurance plan. However, after an appropriate period of time, all unpaid charges are transmitted to Student Financial Services to be included on the student’s central account. Student Financial Services will bill for any unpaid charges. If a student’s account becomes past due, Student Financial Services may cause the withholding of transcripts, grades, registration or other University provided services or goods until all past due amounts are paid.

Insurance

All Emory students are required to have health insurance. Students and parents should be aware that some insurance policies will not cover services provided by EUSHS, nor do they provide adequate coverage for care received in Atlanta. Students are strongly encouraged to review their health insurance coverage and know any special requirements and provisions of their plan, such as pre-existing condition limitations or exclusions, pre-admission certification, medical benefits and prescription coverage. Information regarding a health insurance plan offered for Emory students by Aetna Student Health is available at the EUSHS website at http://studenthealth.emory.edu. If you have any questions about the plan, call the EUSHS Insurance Supervisor at 404-727-7560. Please click here to visit the Billing/Insurance section of our website, which provides complete information about other insurance options.

Web Sites

For more information, please visit us on the web.

Student Health Services: http://studenthealth.emory.edu.

Student Counseling Center: http://studenthealth.emory.edu/cs.