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Frequently Asked Questions

Q:   Where is the Student Health Center located?
Student Health Center
P.O. Box 10174
8770 Elton C. Harrison Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225)  771-4770  Phone
(225)  771-6225   Fax

Q:  Who is eligible for Student Health Services?
All students who are assessed a health services fee are eligible for services.  The health fee is automatically paid along with tuition and fees.  This fee entitles students to see providers in the clinic and receive all formulary medications. The student’s current identification card must be presented upon request for services.  

Q:  What are the hours?
Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Women’s Clinic – Wednesday – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Q:  What should I do if there is an emergency?
“Emergency” refers to a situation where an illness is presently or potentially life threatening or threatens severe impairment if the patient is not seen immediately.

Call 911 for life-threatening situations. 

Q:  How much does it cost to be seen?
There is no charge for clinic visits if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Q:  Is there an in-house pharmacy?
Yes.  Over the counter medications and formulary medications are provided at no charge to the student. If a medication is not available in the student health pharmacy, a prescription will be given and the student is responsible for obtaining the medication at an off campus pharmacy of their choice.

Q: Can I get birth control pills and emergency contraception at the Student Health Center?
Yes, birth control pill prescriptions and other contraceptives are available for an additional fee.  Prices are available at the Student Health Pharmacy.

Q: Does the Student Health Center provide STD screening and treatment?Yes, you may call or visit the clinic during hours of operation to receive more information.  These services are covered under student health fee. 

Q:  What services are covered by the pre-paid Student Health Center Fee?
The following services included with the pre-paid student fee:  visits to the student health center providers.  Additional charges not covered by the Student Health Center, however, are assessed for immunizations and contraceptives.

Q:  What do I do after hours?

Visit your nearest After-Hours Clinic.

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

Click here for your nearest emergency room locations.