Student Health Center General Information
Hours of Operation
Services at the Student Health Center (SHC) are available by appointment. To make an appointment, simply call us at 202.885.3380, stop by the Center on the 1st Floor of McCabe Hall, or schedule online through this website. The SHC is open from 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday. During semester breaks and the summer, the Center is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Who is eligible to be seen at the Student Health Center?
All students enrolled in credit-bearing courses at American University are welcome, regardless of type of individual insurance carried.
Medical Emergencies and After Hours Care
If you're on campus and experience a medical emergency or become ill after the SHC is closed, immediately notify the Resident Assistant or Director on duty or Public Safety at 202.885.3636.
If you're off campus and have a medical emergency, dial 911.
Health Education Programs
Interested in learning about healthy living? The Wellness Center – located behind the SHC in McCabe Hall – welcomes you to stop by, talk with a health educator, pick up literature, and learn about healthy lifestyle practices. Feel free to call them at 202.885.3298.
At the Student Health Center, we're always looking to improve our quality of service. If you have any feedback that could help us better serve the campus community, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.