Student Health Services

At the Wellness Center, you'll receive health services from full-time nurse practitioners. Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with advanced education and clinical training. As health care providers, our nurse practitioners:

  • Obtain medical histories and perform physical examinations
  • Diagnose and treat common health problems such as infections and minor injuries
  • Order and interpret diagnostic studies such as lab work and x-rays
  • Prescribe and recommend medications in collaboration with a physician
  • Provide health counseling and education

Cost of Services

Student health visits are free for Scotties. Additional services provided on campus such as laboratory tests and immunizations will be billed either to your account or to Sirius America Student Health Insurance. Our nurse practitioners may refer you to consulting medical staff at any time. The physician will discuss fees with you at the time of service.

Confidentiality

All medical records and clinical consultations are confidential. Records cannot be released without your written consent.

Class Absence

The Wellness Center does not issue excuses for missed classes.

Entrance Health Record

Please log in to our patient portal to complete your required entrance health information.
Learn more about our entrance health requirements.

Immunization Policy 

All Agnes Scott students must comply with the mandatory immunization guidelines established by the American College Health Association prior to registration for classes. Students who don't meet these requirements may not register. 

All Agnes Scott College students are required to have the following immunizations before registering for classes.

Communicable Disease Policy

Agnes Scott is prepared to act in the event of an outbreak of a communicable disease among our student, faculty and staff populations. Please review the following policy for information regarding the college's procedures for managing communicable diseases on campus.

Patient Bill of Rights

As a patient, you have a right to:

  • Receive considerate and respectful care
  • Receive private and confidential care
  • Know who is responsible for coordinating your care
  • Ask for and receive complete and understandable information about your condition and care
  • Participate in decisions regarding your care
  • Refuse treatment
  • Access your medical record
  • Receive an explanation of your bill
  • Exercise your cultural and spiritual beliefs

Online Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their successes and challenges in overcoming alcoholism. Their main goal is to remain sober and to help recovering alcoholics achieve sobriety. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

The Georgia Tobacco Quit Line provides free and effective counseling by highly trained tobacco specialists. Call Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. through midnight 1.877.270.7867.

Narcotics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their experiences in overcoming drug addiction. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. The website provides general information to members as well as information for non-addict family members. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

NAMI is a grassroots mental health advocacy organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by mental illness. Their website offers information on mental health topics, treatments, support groups, and programs.

NEDA provides help to individuals and families affected by eating disorders.

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline offers 24-hour service to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Over 150 crisis centers are available nationwide.

ChooseMyPlate provides useful resources for healthy eating and living. It can also give you personalized recommendations for menu planning, calorie intake and physical activity levels.

HealthCare.gov includes both public and private health insurance information.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers information on health and safety topics, health statistics and publications.

The Mayo Clinic’s Health offers comprehensive and reliable information on diseases and conditions, symptoms, treatments and healthy living.

Med-Line Plus is a National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) offers reliable information on health topics, diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, healthy living and health updates.


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Contact their national sexual assault hotline 800.656.HOPE.

The National Sleep Foundation provides education and awareness programs regarding the importance of sleep, benefits of sleep, and sleep problems. Visit the website for more information or to locate a sleep professional.

Women’s Health is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health project that provides gender-specific health information for women and girls. Womenshealth.gov covers over 800 health topics. You can also obtain health information by calling 800.994.9662.

Bedsider is a useful tool for exploring birth control options, where to get them, and set up reminders.

Campus Pride is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to combat bullying of LGBT people on college campuses. The organization also works with educators and students to make campuses more inclusive for and accepting of LGBT people.

Go Ask Alice! is a health Q&A Internet resource. It provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.

The Human Rights Campaign is a civil rights organization that works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality. Their website includes information on issues that affect LGBT people, including coming out, hate crimes, health, the military, parenting, religion and faith, and marriage and relationships.

The National Foster Care & Adoption Directory provides a state-specific list including adoption specialists, local private adoption agencies, public agencies, and support groups. They provide comprehensive information on adoption.

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Their clinics offer a range of services at a discounted price. These services include routine gynecological care, STD testing, HIV testing, contraception, emergency contraception, and abortion. Visit the website to locate a health center near you. The website also provides sexual and reproductive health resources and information.

The Center for Disease Control provides you with specific health and safety information based on your travel itinerary.

The International Society of Travel Medicine is a great resource for how to be a responsible, safe and healthy traveler.

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