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Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation during the Academic Year

Monday 8:30AM-8:00PM
Tuesday 8:30AM-5:30PM
Wednesday 8:30AM-5:30PM
(Closed from 9AM-10AM for Staff meeting)
Thursday 8:30AM-8:00PM
Friday 8:30AM-5:30PM

Hours of Operation during Semester breaks and the Summer

Monday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Tuesday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Wednesday 8:00AM-4:30PM
(Closed from 9AM-10AM for Staff meeting)
Thursday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM

Making an Appointment

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. If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, you need to cancel the appointment at least 2 hours ahead of the appointment time. This will open up an appointment for your fellow students.

 

Who is eligible to be seen at the Student Health Center?

All enrolled degree-seeking students at American University are welcome, regardless of type of individual insurance carried.

Medical Emergencies

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 Health Promotion & Advocacy Center located in Hughes Hall 105 – 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.

Feedback

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 shc@american.edu.