As a college student, you have a lot on your plate — so maintaining good health is essential.
WPU offers both physical and mental health services, including professional counseling and support for students with disabilities. Our experienced staff can help with everything from the common cold to homesickness. Learn more and contact the services below.
WPU offers a wide variety of health services within its Wellness Center. Our experienced staff members provide routine treatment for minor illnesses and injuries and health education in various forms. Routine exams and care on campus is free to all full-time residential students; other students can be seen for a small fee.
- Treatment of minor illnesses
- Comprehensive Physical Exams
- Over the counter medications
- Flu Clinic and PPD (Tuberculosis Testing)
- Strep testing, mono testing, urinalysis, glucose testing and pregnancy tests
- Nutrition advice and weight monitoring
- Confidential and Free STD testing
Contact Health Services
*All medical records of services received in the Wellness Center are confidential and maintained separately from your student and academic records. Student medical information may not be released without written authorization or if required by law.
The Wellness Center provides short-term, professional counseling to students coping with the challenges of college life. This includes support with everyday problems like stress management, or more serious problems such as depression or anxiety. Counseling services are free to all traditional undergraduate students.
- Individual, short-term counseling
- Group counseling
- Crisis intervention
- Referrals to off-campus professionals as requested or needed
- Outreach programming
ULifeline is an anonymous online resource to learn more about your thoughts and feelings, and to reach out for help if necessary. Visit ULifeline.org to take a confidential screening, to research mental health conditions or to locate resources at William Peace University.
Contact Counseling Services
William Peace University students have FREE*, 24/7 access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform from TimelyCare, designed for college students. *Students are charged a one-time fee upon enrollment and then have unlimited access to TimelyCare throughout the year.
Students do not need insurance to access TimelyCare services.
Download the app in the Google Play or Apple app store. As part of WPU’s partnership with TimelyCare, students have access to services including:
- MedicalNow: On-demand support for common health issues, including cold, flu, and allergies.
- TalkNow: 24/7, on-demand emotional support to talk about anything, including anxiety, relationships, depression, and school-related stressors.
- Scheduled Medical: Choose the day, time, and medical provider that best works for you.
- Scheduled Counseling: Choose the day, time, and mental health provider that best works for you. (12 visits per year)
- Health Coaching: Develop healthy lifestyle behaviors, including nutrition, sleep habits, time management, and mindfulness.
- Psychiatry: Appointments are available through referrals.
- Self-Care Content: Visit the “Explore” page within TimelyCare for guided self-care content, including yoga and meditation sessions, as well as group conversations with our providers on a variety of health and well-being topics.
Students have access to TimelyCare services 365 days a year. That means you have access during breaks, after-hours, and any time you need support! Visit timelycare.com/WPUwellness to get started or scan the QR code.
Did you have an IEP or 504 Plan in high school?
William Peace University students who had an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 in high school may qualify for living and/or learning accommodations In college.
The WPU Disability Services Office provides assistance to students with physical, cognitive, learning, and psychological disabilities.
How to Register for an Accommodation
- Your high school information doesn’t transfer to us automatically.
- Students have the right to privacy and do not have to disclose their disability. But If a student needs or wants services, he or she must contact the Disability Services Office to coordinate.
- Contact the Disability Services Office, located in Main Building today to learn more. *All requests are kept confidential.
WPU requires that all full-time day students have health insurance.
If you have your own health insurance
Consolidated Health Plans will send you an email when the waiver portal opens. As soon as you receive the email, please click on the link and complete the required information to waive the WPU Insurance. The student assistance number for AIG is 888-722-1668.
Simply visit the “Enroll/Waive” section of the CHP webpage.
The deadline to waive health Insurance will be found in the upper left-hand corner under “Alerts” on the CHP main page. All full-time day students in the fall semester have the option to waive their health insurance in the fall semester. Only new full-time day students in the spring semester will have the option to waive their health insurance during the spring semester.
If you do not have your own health insurance
You will not complete the waiver, and you will automatically be enrolled in the student insurance plan.
The Policy on file with the University becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. on August 1 and terminates at 11:59 p.m. on July 31.
For specific questions, contact Student Accounts at email@example.com.
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The Importance of Mental Health Awareness
Now, more than ever, it is important to be mindful of our mental wellness. WPU cares about you, so we are sharing tools and resources that may be helpful to cope and thrive during times of uncertainty. The following tips are from Mental Health America.
We are all in this together.
- Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Don’t want to talk to one of our WPU counselors? Try this anonymous mental health screening.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free, confidential support for people in distress and prevention and crisis resources for you and your loved ones. The number is 1-800-273-8255
- That discomfort you’re feeling is grief. Read this article from the Harvard Business Review.
- Find more resources from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.