Health Center

Student Health Center


Southern University’s Student Health Center (SUSHC) is an ambulatory health care facility, which provides primary care for routine acute and chronic illnesses. The SUSHC offers allergy injections, health education, in house laboratory services, confidential HIV testing, reproductive consultation including contraception, specialty consultation referral, emergency contraception, treatment and screening for STDs, and women’s and men’s health care.

Psychological problems are treated thru the University Counseling Center in collaboration with the Student Health Center providers. Students can be referred out to a campus based agency.

Mission Statement

Southern University's Student Health Services endeavors to promote optimal health and wellness so that the student can attain/maintain a healthy lifestyle thereby promoting success during their matriculation at Southern University.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5pm

Women's Clinic - Wednesday 9:00am-3:00pm


The pre-paid student fee covers all visits to all providers in the Student Health Center and medications dispensed by the Student Health Center Phamarcy. It also covers the accidental inujury, dismemberement, and death policy. The student fee does not cover immunizations and contraceptives.


Calling before you arrive at the Student Health Center (SHC) will decrease your wait time. We make every effort to schedule timely appointments and are able to schedule same day appointments.

Please call (225) 771-4770 to schedule an appointment. REMEMBER, appointments are strongly encouraged.


The Student Health Center has an in-house pharmacy and Pharmacist.  THe pharmacy is stocked with formulary medications as well as over-the-counter medications.  Students are able to contact the pharmacist regarding prescriptions and over the counter medicatons at 225-771-2025.

After Hours

For life-threatening illnesses or emergencies call 911 immediately.

For emergent non life-threatening illnesses, report to your nearest emergency room:

Baton Rouge General Medical Center (Bluebonnet Blvd)
8585 Picardy Ave (225) 763-4000

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessey Blvd (225) 765-6565

Lane Regional Medical Center
6300 Zachary, LA (225) 658-4000

Visit your nearest After Hours Clinic for all other medical concerns:

Lake After Hours Clinics:
Click here for a list of your nearest After-Hours Clinic.  

The Student Health Center and Southern University are not responsible for expenses incurred during emergency rooms and after-hours visits.

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