WHO CAN USE THE WELLNESS CENTER?
All full-time or part-time undergraduate and graduate students, residential or commuter
Signed parental consent must be on file if under 18 years of age. Emergency and reproductive health services are exceptions.
Medical services are provided at no additional cost except some miscellaneous charges, such as: Sports Physicals-$35; Pregnancy tests-$5; Rapid Strep tests-$4.
Payment is expected at time of service for physicals. You may pay for physical exams/at the Cashier’s Office located in the Henry Admin. Building and bring the receipt to your appointment.
The health center is an ambulatory facility, much like a doctor's office or small clinic, treating routine illnesses and minor injuries. Please call 301-860-4170 for an appointment.
For additional information and copy of needed forms, click here.
The Wellness Center provides routine pelvic exams, breast exams, pap smears, contraceptive care, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, HIV antibody testing, and pregnancy testing. For additional information on women's health, click here.
Confidential Rapid HIV antibody testing using OraSure (mucosal swab) is available at the Henry Wise Wellness Center. Call for an appointment. Rapid HIV test takes 20 minutes to process. The service is free of charge and provided by the Wellness Center medical providers.
HIV testing is conducted every Wednesday by Prince Georges Health Department from 10am to 2pm on a walk in basis. No appointments necessary for HIV testing.
The Health Department will also screen for Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. Testing is confidential. Results will be provided after one week by calling into the health department.
Diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation for male genitourinary problems such as sexually transmitted infections, prostatitis, non-gonococcal urethritis and referrals for hernias. Screening for testicular cancer and testicular self-examination is taught.
Weight Management Workshops
Tobacco Cessation Workshops are offered at the Wellness Center. Call for more information at 301-860-4170.
Peer Health education program
Green Dot, a bystander intervention training program on sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking.
Medical excuses are provided at the discretion of the clinical staff. The student is responsible for meeting each instructor's requirements regarding class attendance.
Missing class due to a routine illness such as a cold should be discussed with your faculty member. Medical excuses are not given for these types of illness or due to appointments with the health center that could have been scheduled at other times.
Make your appointment for a time that does not conflict with your classes.
Under no circumstances will we verify illness or absence for anyone not treated by Wellness staff.
International Students- http://www.isoa.org
For more information on Maryland State Exchange, visit www.marylandhealthconnection.gov