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.
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 Pharmacy. It also covers the accidental injury, dismemberment, 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.
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.
If a student chooses to be seen at an Emergency Room, Urgent Care or After Hours care facility, any fees associated with their visit will be the responsibility of the student.
The Student Health Center fee is not a health insurance plan. Those students who are registered but do not have private health insurance may visit the link below for review of health insurance options within the state of Louisiana. This link is not inclusive of all available private insurance plans. These listings are not regulated by or affiliated with Southern University System or campuses.
Important Health Center Links
- Staff & General Health Information
- Student Health Center FAQ
- Suggestion Box
- Healthy Louisiana