General / Preventive Medical
Students with routine medical problems may be evaluated and treated on a walk-in basis. An appointment is necessary for students requiring physician services. All students are encouraged to seek information regarding health and well-being in the areas of preventive medical care. Health literature is available in the Health Center.
The Women's Health Clinic offers complete gynecological services to students including pap test, breast exam, contraception and hormone therapy. Consultations and tests for various forms of vaginitis, sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy are available. STD and safe sex education are provided with low cost testing.
Specimens for laboratory tests, ordered either by Health Center physicians or personal physician, can be drawn by Health Center staff and/or CPL drawsite and sent to a contracted medical lab for testing at reduced fees. Laboratory test specials and screenings are held periodically.
The Health Center pharmacy supplies medications to students at reduced costs. Medications stocked are those most commonly prescribed by the Health center physicians, including birth control and antibiotics. Over-the-counter medications and a variety of health products are also available.
Immunizations and TB tests are administered by Health Center nurses. Allergy and contraception injections require documentation signed by the prescribing physician.
Chiropractic sessions are sponsored by the Health Center and are available to all students, faculty, and staff. The chiropractor, Dr. Peña from the Texas Chiropractic College is available for limited appointments during Fall and Spring semesters. Please call the Health Center in advance to schedule your appointment.