Caring for your health and wellness is important, which is why the Coleman Hall Clinic on campus offers free and low-cost services for the convenience of students.
The Coleman clinic offers a variety of services for medical concerns and injuries. Students can count on the clinic to provide medicine for general issues including but not limited to sinus infections, ear aches, cold, flu, pink eye and abdominal pain. The clinic can also aid with injuries relating to sprains, joint pain, sports injuries, abrasions and lacerations.
Campus health providers encourage students to seek women’s health services, which includes breast exams, cervical cancer screenings (PAP testing) and contraception advising and prescriptions. The clinic also offers judgement-free assistance for sexual health concerns. They serve all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing and rapid HIV testing are among some of the issues they can help students with.
For those looking to stay up-to-date on vaccinations, they can receive immunizations from the clinic. Measles, influenza, tetanus, human papillomavirus (HPV) are just some of the various immunizations available to patients.
Jodi Bird, a Licensed Practical Nurse with Campus Health, recommends that students who are unable to attend the times listed to schedule an appointment with the Coleman Clinic to receive their shot.
“We want to promote the best health possible for everyone,” Bird said. “The clinics give [students] a chance to come between classes or during their breaks.”
Along with preparations for cold and flu season, campus health services have provided resources for COVID-19. They are offering Pfizer vaccines at no cost every Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. by appointment only. The web page for Medical Services includes quarantine and isolation guides for on-campus and off-campus students.
Yasmine Mestaghanmi, a graduate student from the School of Informatics and Computing, expressed that she is glad to have the resources available to her as well as her peers.
“It’s important for students to have access to the clinic because some of them might not have a normal medical provider,” Mestaghanmi said. “It’s also beneficial to have those resources on campus for convenience’ sake.”
Students can make appointments for services by calling (317) 274-8214. Coleman Hall is located near Ball Hall at 1140 W. Michigan St., suite 100. The clinic is available to students and faculty on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursdays 9 a.m – 5 p.m. and Fridays 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. The building is closed on the weekends and university holidays. The health clinic in the Campus Center is currently closed, but is expected to reopen for students in November. For additional information about the clinic, click here.