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Medical Care

Morgantown is a regional healthcare hub with a level-one trauma center and many options for specialty care. Chances are you won't even have to leave campus to find the care you need. 

Student Health Office

Student Health offers wellness visits, physicals, vaccinations, on-site X-rays, lab services and more. Student Health is in the Health and Education Building, which also houses urgent care, travel medicine services, behavioral medicine and a pharmacy.

Hours

Hours for the spring and fall semester, including University breaks (except official holidays) are Monday – Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer hours are Monday – Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Location

Student Health is in the Health and Education Building, across from the Student Recreation Center. If you are driving, use this address:

Health and Education Building
390 Birch Street
Morgantown, WV 26505

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Convenient, free parking is available for patients in the gated parking area next to decal lot 77. Ask for ticket validation when you check out.

Transportation

University and public transportation options are also available to help you get to the clinic. PRT access is nearby at the Towers and Engineering stations. Check the PRT schedule for operating hours. The PRT is closed on University holidays and semester breaks.

The Health and Education Building is a short walk from the Towers PRT station, and can be accessed using these bus routes:

  • The Campus Shuttle, by walking from the Coliseum to Student Health

  • The Mountain Line Blue and Gold Connector, by walking from Towers or Evansdale Crossing to Student Health

  • The Mountain Line Beechurst Express, by walking from Towers to Student Health

  • The Mountain Line Campus PM, by walking from Towers to Student Health

Appointments

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are requested for some services, including allergy injections, primary care, travel medicine and women’s health.

Call 304-285-7200 to make an appointment. If you’re a returning Student Health patient, you can schedule appointments online using MyWVUChart, our secure, convenient patient portal.

If you may need to see a medical specialist, please visit Student Health for an initial appointment. If necessary, you will be referred to a WVU Medicine specialist.

Services Offered

WVU Medicine Student Health physicians and advanced practice providers are available to assist you with a range of non-emergency health conditions and preventive care, including:

  • Minor conditions and injuries
  • Allergies and allergy injections
  • Burns
  • Cold symptoms and sinus infections
  • Diarrhea and vomiting
  • Ear infections and sore throats
  • Fever
  • Lacerations
  • Rashes
  • Sprains, strains and fractures
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Wheezing, asthma and cough
  • Yeast infections

Rapid Lab Tests

  • Adenovirus
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • H-pylori
  • Influenza
  • Monospot
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Strep
  • Urine testing
  • Urine pregnancy
  • Trichomoniasis

*Additional lab draws can be performed on-site with quick results.

Vaccinations

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Influenza
  • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)
  • Meningococcal meningitis (including meningococcal B)
  • PPD skin test
  • Pneumonia
  • Tetanus-diphtheria (Td)
  • Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (TdaP)
  • Varicella
  • Various travel vaccinations and related services are also offered through the WVU Medicine International Travel Health Clinic.

Allergy Injections

If you require allergy injections, Student Health can administer your allergy immunotherapy.

Allergy injections are given Wednesday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are required; call 304-285-7200 to schedule.

More About Allergy Injection Services (PDF)

Urgent Care

In addition to the Student Health Clinic, students can also be treated for minor illnesses and injuries at one of the many convenient WVU Urgent Care facilities that provide immediate attention for patients who don’t have a life-threatening condition requiring an emergency room visit.

If your doctor’s office is closed or you just can’t wait for an appointment, visit WVU Urgent Care. Walk-in clinics are open daily; no appointments necessary.

Physicians at WVU Urgent Care can treat a variety of health-related issues, including sore throats and flu symptoms, strains and sprains, minor wounds requiring stitches and respiratory infections. In addition, as part of the WVU Medicine family, they have access to a full range of healthcare experts.

Lab and X-ray services, as well as common prescriptions are also available.

View WVU Urgent Care Locations and Hours

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care

Not sure which you need? If your injury or illness is painful but not a true emergency, visit urgent care if your primary care provider isn't available.

If your life is in danger or if you are facing permanent disability, go to an emergency room:

J.W. Ruby Memorial Emergency Room
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505
Directions to Ruby Memorial Emergency Room

Mon Health Emergency Room
1200 J.D. Anderson Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505
Directions to Mon Health Emergency Room

Travel Clinic

For students who are planning to travel abroad, the WVU Medicine International Travel Health Clinic provides an in-depth assessment of any travel itinerary with specific health recommendations and on-site vaccinations. They can also address concerns such as traveler’s diarrhea, altitude illness, allergies and motion sickness.

It is recommended that all appointments be scheduled at least six weeks in advance to ensure adequate time to complete vaccinations. Travel clinic visits start at $75 plus the costs of examination, lab services and vaccinations as indicated.

More About Travel Immunizations and Related Services 

Mountaineer Pharmacy

Mountaineer Pharmacy is conveniently located on the ground level of the Health and Education Building, near WVU Student Health and the WVU Urgent Care, Evansdale location.

They offer 24/7 automated prescription refills by calling 304-285-7348 and entering your prescription number, or by clicking the prescription link and ordering online. You will be able to pick up orders during regular business hours.

Hours of operation are Monday - Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ruby Memorial Hospital

J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is WVU Medicine’s flagship hospital. Located in Morgantown, it is a 690-bed academic medical center that is home to WVU Medicine Children’s, Jon Michael Moore Level 1 Trauma Center, an emergency department, several clinical programs and the WVU health schools.

Ruby Memorial Hospital is located at:

1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

For hospital information, call 304-598-4000.

For outpatient appointments, call 855-WVU-CARE.

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