Wellness Center: Health Services
Health Services is staffed by Board Certified Nurse Practitioners. Health Services provides basic medical care for minor illness and injuries to currently enrolled degree-seeking SAIC students.
Currently enrolled degree-seeking SAIC students may visit Health Services.
There are no fees for visits to Health Services. There may be additional charges for laboratory work, medications, and outside referrals.
Students experiencing medical emergencies should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.
If the medical emergency is on campus also call SAIC Security at 312.443.3900 or use the orange emergency button on a house phone.
If you have general health-related questions you can call the free, on-call nurse advice line at 800.850.4556 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Nurse Line provides clinical assessment, education, and general health information. Click here for more information about the Nurse Line.
How to Schedule an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, call 312.499.4288 or make one in person at 116 South Michigan Avenue, 13th floor. Regular Health Services hours are 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Students will typically see a nurse practitioner within one to two days of contacting Health Services. Students with immediate health care needs will be seen as soon as possible.
- Evaluation and treatment of minor illnesses and injuries
- Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
- HIV testing and prevention counseling
- Women’s wellness exams
- Free condoms and over-the-counter medicines
- Immunization information
- Dental, vision, and medical specialty referrals, including Health and Safety in the Arts
- Individual consultation on health and life-style topics such as nutrition, sexual health, smoking cessation, and sleep
Health Services are confidential. Information communicated will not be disclosed to anyone outside Health Services without written consent from the client. There are rare exceptions to this policy. These are when disclosure is necessary to protect you or someone else from serious harm or when the law requires disclosure.
If you wish to have your records released to yourself or another facility, you must sign the Health Services Information Release Form [PDF].