The Wellness Center offers limited primary care services by appointment with our nurse practitioner, physician, and nurse. A minimal fee will be charged to the student's account for services and supplies; private health insurance is not accepted for payment. Free HIV testing and tuberculin skin testing is offered each semester.
Health Services has numerous informational brochures and videos addressing health issues and will offer assistance with community referrals. Health awareness as well as promotion events such as "Wellness Wednesdays" are held frequently throughout the year and include health education, screenings, and guest speakers. These events sponsored by the Wellness Center include partnership with various Stevenson University community clubs and departments. A certified peer education (CPE) program which includes 2-day training for qualified applicants interested in health promotion/education is new for 2010. CPE's will assist in planning, promoting, and executing Wellness events.
Student Health Requirements
All full-time students are required to have the Stevenson University Student Health Form completed and on file in the Wellness Center by August 1 for fall entrance and January 2 for spring entrance. Failure to complete these forms by the deadline will result in blocking registration for classes the following semester.
In addition, all students residing in the SU student housing are required by Health-General Article 18-102(b) annotated Code of Maryland 10.06.05 Meningococcal Vaccination Requirements for Students in Institution of Higher Education to obtain and provide written documentation of a meningococcal vaccination. Students will not be permitted to move into the residential community on campus until the Student Health Form is complete and on file with the Wellness Center by the above deadline.
For those students interested in participating in varsity athletics, additional health forms are required by the athletic department prior to participation in try-outs and practices. Student-athletes should contact the head coach associated with the sport for information about this requirement.
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