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Health Needs

The Nurse's regular office hours are 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.  There is no charge for routine services provided by the college nurse, Melissa Melton, RN.
We can help you with the following and more:
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Treatment of minor illnesses such as colds, flu, etc.
  • Confidential referral for treatment
  • Physician referrals for all specialties
  • Allergy injections
Dr. Richard Teplick will be in the Wellness Center seeing students every Thursday from 10:30 am through 12:00 pm for the remainder of the school year.  Please call 251-380-2270 to schedule an appointment.

Counseling Needs

Counselors are available in the Wellness Center.  Walk-ins are also welcome.  After hours please contact your RA for emergency situations.
There is no charge for services provided by our counselors, Lynda Olen or Dolores Ward.  You can contact either of them at 251-380-2270.

We can help you with the following and more:
  • Relationship issues
  • Family matters
  • Alcohol or other drug use
  • Self esteem
  • Academic performance
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexuality
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Crisis intervention

Hours and Location on Campus

The Wellness Center is located in Toolen Hall.  Office hours are 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  We ask that you schedule appointments in advance, when possible, but we make every effort to see all students who need our services between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Please call (251) 380-2271 to schedule your appointment.

Aetna Student Health Insurance

All full-time undergraduate students must have medical insurance that provides coverage in the state of Alabama. Spring Hill College offers the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan if you do not currently have insurance coverage. The 2014-2015 academic year costs and summary of benefits is now available.

Early Enrollment

You can enroll early in the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan before the waiver deadline. You will be directed to the Aetna website where you can complete the enrollment process. It takes approximately two weeks for a student to be processed through the insurance system. We encourage you to enroll early so that you can receive an insurance identification card prior to the beginning of the fall semester.  A link will be provided here when available.

Waiving Aetna Student Health Insurance

If you have insurance coverage in the State of Alabama, you will need to waive the Aetna Student Health Insurance Plan by the deadline provided or the cost of the plan will remain on your student account and CANNOT be removed after the deadline. The waiver deadline for 2014-2015 academic year is September 15, 2014.
Health Insurance Waiver Form
The insurance waiver form link is available now:  Spring Hill College Aetna Waiver.
Required Medical Forms
Personal Health History Form (.pdf, 19K)
This form must be completed and returned before registration.
Immunization Record (.pdf, 16K)
This form must be completed by a treating physician and returned before registration.
Allergy Injection Form (.pdf, 282K)
If you require allergy injections in the Wellness Center, please read and complete the attached form and email it back to the Wellness Center.
Aetna Student Health Plan Design and Benefits Summary (.pdf, 355K)
Aetna Student Health, working with Spring Hill College offers a student-focused health insurance plan that protects students at school, at home, and while traveling or studying abroad.
Community Health and Counseling Referrals
If you are in need of additional services above and beyond the services provided by the Wellness Center, please refer to this list.
Community Referrals (.pdf, 17K)
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Sexual Assault Prevention and Resources
Spring Hill College Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
Peer Support And Awareness Action Team
Peer Support and Awareness Action Team
Student Health 101
Student Health Newsletter
Read the latest health and wellness topics from the current issue of Student Health 101.
Freshman Orientation Newsletter
New Students:  Please read the Orientation Newsletter from Student Health 101 to get the most out of your Student Health 101 experience!
Health Topics
Alabama Dept of Public Health/H1N1
Centers for Disease Control/H1N1
Sexual Health
Sexually Transmitted Infection Information
General Wellness
Online Health Assessment
Flu Information
Drug Information
Mental Health Topics
Straight Talk on Alcohol
Depression and Anxiety
College Students and Stress
Test Anxiety
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