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Student Health Services (SHS) provides an inclusive, welcoming, and caring environment where students can receive quality healthcare that supports their academic success. SHS administers compassionate, patient-centered healthcare to students in a confidential manner and collaborates with various campus departments to enhance the safety and wellbeing of the entire campus community.
It is recommended that students schedule an appointment to be seen in SHS. This allows better management of workflow and reduces patient wait times. Walk-in patients without appointments are seen on a first come, first serve basis and may result in increased wait times to see a healthcare provider.
Students should always bring their health insurance card when coming to SHS for treatment. This may be needed to order lab tests and prescriptions or make referrals to specialists.
Mon – Fri 8 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 4 pm
TeleHealth: Fridays 12:30 – 4:30 pm
SHS is closed on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 11 am – 12 pm for staff meetings. Please contact DPS in case of emergency.
Go to SHS’s MyGU page for more update information and announcements
SHS is committed to protecting patients’ medical and personal information. We limit the disclosure of such information to those necessary to deliver medical care to you. Please visit our Notice of Privacy Protection to see how your personal data may be used by SHS and your rights regarding SHS’s use of this information.
Please feel free to explore our services and contact Student Health Service directly for information regarding your own health-related questions.
SHS’s clinical staff consists of a board-certified physician, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Students are seen by appointments and on a walk-in basis. There are no additional costs to full-time students for services rendered by SHS. Charges may be incurred when services are provided by...
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If you have an on-campus emergency, call or text Gallaudet DPS at 202- 651-5555 for immediate assistance. Call or text 911 for emergencies occurring off-campus. DPS is the first responder to campus emergencies and will provide first aid and guide DC emergency responders directly to...
The SHS is not a pharmacy. A very limited supply of medicine is kept on hand at Student Health Service. If necessary, you will be given a prescription, or a prescription will be called in to one of the local pharmacies. If over-the-counter medicine is...
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too. If possible, stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick. This will help prevent spreading your illness to...
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