Parent Information

While your student may be away from home, the influence you have over their ability to succeed is stronger than ever. At Student Health Services, we know academic success is strongly tied to health and wellness. Our mission is to provide high quality healthcare for your student so they will not only meet their education goals but become health­ier adults for life. Please familiarize yourself with the services we provide to the campus community and encourage your student to incorporate them into their personal program for academic success. The following information and resources address the most frequently asked parent questions. If you need further assistance, please call us at 803-777-3175.

Student Health Services:

Who we are: Student Health Services offers a variety of on-campus medical, counseling and prevention and wellness services for your student. These include:

Counseling and Psychiatry
Primary Care
Physical Therapy

Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention
Sports Medicine Clinics
Travel Clinic
Wellness Services
Women’s Health

For detailed information about:
Appointments Scheduling appointments online, walk-ins, contact information.
Insurance and Billing All graduate students enrolled in nine or more hours, graduate assistants and international students are required by the university to have health insurance.
University of South Carolina Immunization Requirements Required immunizations, dosages and exemptions.
Student Health Fee Fees paid through tuition, coverage. University-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan – what it is, costs and covers.
Medical Records and Confidentiality Who can access records and when.
Prescriptions Order online, pick up at our pharmacy.

Student Health Services
Guide to Services and Programs