To provide University of Mary students with convenient, campus access to high quality medical services, the university has an arrangement with CHI St. Alexius Health to operate the Student Health Clinic. A full range of services are available on campus including medical exams and physicals, common laboratory services, prescriptions, vaccinations, and wellness education. The arrangement also provides students with easy access to other services, specialists and resources of CHI St. Alexius Health.
A CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE FACILITY
Congruent with the Christian, Catholic and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary, the Student Health Clinic exists as a healing ministry to serve the health needs of our students and as a teaching ministry to help our students achieve the highest level of health possible. Our goal is to care for the whole person and to encourage each student to practice the Benedictine value of moderation as part of an intentional commitment to wellness that seeks balance between mind, body, and spirit. By agreement with CHI St. Alexius Health, services at the Student Health Clinic are provided in a manner consistent with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. All students are served at the University of Mary Student Health Clinic, regardless of their ability to pay.
CONDITIONS TREATED AND EXAMS AVAILABLE
The University of Mary Student Health Clinic is equipped to provide treatment for a wide range of health concerns and has exams available as indicated below:
- Alcohol Education
- Men's Health Issues
- Muscle and Joint Problems
- Bladder Problems
- Physicals (Sport and Work)
- Breast Exams
- PAP Exams
- Sexually Transmitted Illnesses
- Skin Rashes and Other Skin Problems
- Sore Throat
- Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
- Testicular Exams
- Eating Problems
- Weight Management
- Eye Problems
- Women's Health Issues
- Stomach Problems
The Student Health Clinic has onsite lab to process the following:
- Blood Sugar Testing
All other tests can be collected onsite and sent to a referring lab as needed.
As CHI St. Alexius Health employees, the staff at the University of Mary Student Health Clinic
are able make easy referrals and assist students with scheduling appointments with other CHI St. Alexius Health doctors and specialists.
PRESCRIPTIONS AND MEDICATIONS
The director of the Student Health Clinic, Kyle Darras, is a certified family nurse practitioner
(FNP-C). This qualifies her to provide office medical care and exams and to prescribe
medications. The Student Health Clinic maintains a supply of commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medications. Courier service from the CHI St. Alexius Health pharmacy makes it possible for students to pick up prescriptions, other medications, and medical supplies at the Student
Health Clinic located on campus.
The following vaccinations are available at the Student Health Clinic:
- Hepatitis A & B
- Tetanus (Tdap)
And screening for the following:
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
- HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)
We also are here "just to talk" to students about any issue having an impact on their health and wellbeing. We are able to assist students with timely referrals to CHI St. Alexius Health specialists as well as to other campus or community medical/mental health programs or services.
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse
- Anxiety and Depression
- Physical Abuse
- Sexual Assault
The Student Health Clinic is located on the lower level of The Lumen Vitae University Center, next to American Bank Center.
The clinic is open when the university is in session:
Monday–Thursday: 9 am to 4 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 12 pm
Appointments are recommended. Walk-ins are welcome and are served in the order they arrive with preference to patients with a scheduled appointment.
Appointments can be scheduled either by phone or online through the University of Mary portal.