About the SHC
Welcome to the Student Health Center, where our focus is student health care. All of us at the SHC look forward to providing the same high-quality care for our students that they get at home. We are:
- Student Friendly
- Student Focused
- Student First
Appointments 348-APPT (2778)
All other calls 348-6262
Walk-ins are encouraged for any non-emergent visits. However, we prefer that you make an appointment for the following issues: annual physicals, GYN examinations, prescription medication maintenance, chronic or on-going conditions, nutrition counseling, psychiatric services and immunization/allergy injections.
|Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Interim and Summer Terms
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Appointments: (205) 348-2778
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Every student will receive optimal care in a non-judgmental manner without regard to gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or disability. Every student will have the right to privacy and confidentiality FERPA. Students will need to give written authorization for the release of health records to parents or others. Students are responsible for notifying parents, guardians or professors regarding health problems except in extreme cases. We have a satisfaction survey that we use to determine if students are satisfied with our services.
Mission, Vision and Values Statement:
To support the academic development of our students by providing efficient access to quality healthcare services in a caring manner and promoting student health and wellness in order to satisfy the changing needs of The University of Alabama student community.
To be the healthcare provider of choice for students at The University of Alabama and a recognized leader in the field of college health. In fulfilling this vision, we will:
- Promote our students’ health and wellness
- Improve our Alabama Quality Award level ranking
- Increase our scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Student Friendly, Student Focused, Student First.
- Committed to Quality
- Empowered to Promote Positive Change
- Devoted to Integrity
- Respectful of our Responsibilities