As a college student, you have a lot on your plate – so maintaining good health is essential.
WPU offers professional counseling, support for students with disabilities and general health services through its Wellness Center.
We have on-site mental health counselors, nurses, a physician, and disability services experts. Our experienced staff can help with everything from the common cold to homesickness.
Students can take advantage of services and clinics, including free STD testing, flu shots, stress management events, physical exams, and even drunk driving awareness programs.
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 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. Here is an anonymous link to a mental health screening: https://screening.mhanational.
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
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
“Ruth is the warm and inviting face everyone loves to see when they walk into the Wellness Center. Even if a student is feeling their very worst, Ruth has a magic way of making them smile.”
WPU requires that all full-time day students have health insurance.
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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