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Student Health Services

Health Center

Services Provided

  • Treatment for illness and injury
  • Family Planning Services
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) prevention counseling, testing and treatment (Including confidential HIV testing and counseling)
  • Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP)
  • Limited on-site diagnostic testing
  • Health promotional activities, health education and educational workshops
  • Referral for specialty care off campus when deemed necessary
    • The student is responsible for transportation to off-campus health care facilities.
    • The University is not responsible for medical care received at off-campus facilities.
    • The SHC does not do physical exams; contact your primary care provider for this service.
    • The University does not cover the cost for transportation.

Health Care Services

  • On campus, you have access to medical professionals 5 days a week at the Student Health Center.
  • In the local community, you have access to walk-in care at Urgent Care Centers and emergency care at the hospital.

The Student Health Center offers health care to all full-time residential and commuter undergraduate students (12 credit hours or more) and full-time residential graduate students (6 credit hours or more).

To schedule an appointment, call 302.857.6393 or come to the Student Health Center. Students are only eligible to receive services during the semester they are currently enrolled in and will be asked to show a validated Delaware State University Identification Card before any services are rendered. Student athletes should call the Sports Medicine Department at 302.857.7861 to schedule an appointment or go to the Sports Medicine Department.

Pre-Entrance Exams

All students must have their Student Health Form submitted to the Student Health Center in order to complete the registration process, receive clearance to move into campus housing, and receive heath care services.

All full-time incoming freshmen, transfer, and graduate students are required to provide proof of the following immunizations / screenings: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella; Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis; Meningococcal Meningitis; and a recent Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment screening and/or the Tuberculin Skin Test or blood test (refer to the Student Health Form for additional information).