Student Health Center
Health Center Thanksgiving Closures:
|Holiday or Event||Student Health Center & Pharmacy||Student Health Center - Thorpe Lane||Student Health Center - Round Rock|
|Thanksgiving Holiday||November 26-27||November 23-27||November 24-27|
The FREE 24-hour Ask-A-Nurse service will be available through the holiday break. If you have an urgent medical problem, please seek medical assistance at a local hospital emergency department or call 9-1-1. For after hours care in the San Marcos or Round Rock area, please visit our After Hours webpage.
Welcome to the Student Health Center
Below are quick links to relevant information and resources for COVID-19 and key locations within the Student Health Center website.
Health Center Announcements:
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It’s Time to Fight the Flu – It starts with you! This year, it is even more important for students, faculty and staff to use all the prevention measures available to them to protect their health such as receiving a flu shot, washing hands more often, social distancing and wearing a face mask. Call 512.245.2161 to schedule a flu shot today!
Cost: The flu shot cost is covered by most in-network health insurance plans or $25 for out-of-network or uninsured patients.
Changes to the Student Health Center:
All Student Health Center locations, including the Pharmacy, are open. Services are by appointment only, please call 512.245.2161 to make an appointment.
Please see the FAQs below for some frequently asked questions regarding the Student Health Center. For all updates to the Student Health Center and Health Resources available visit the Student Health Center COVID-19 webpage.
Changes to Texas State University:
- Student Health Center & Pharmacy MWF 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. & TTH 9a.m. - 5p.m.
- Student Health Center - Round Rock MWF 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon) & 1 - 5 p.m. & TTH Closed
- Student Health Center - Thorpe Lane TMWF 7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. & TTH 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
To view upcoming closures or adjustments to the schedule, please visit our Hours and Locations webpage.
All services, including our Pharmacy will be available. When you call for an appointment, you will be scheduled for an in-person visit or a TeleHealth visit (phone or video). With a TeleHelath visit you can get your medication refill, COVID-19 screening, or other important services without leaving your home. For a list of clinical services visit our Clinical Services Webpage. Services are by appointment only, please call 512.245.2161 to make an appointment.
COVID-19 testing is available at the main Student Health Center. A medical provider will determine if you are a candidate for screening with a TeleHealth visit. You will receive special instructions for your visit and will not enter the building through the Lobby.
Online Pharmacy Over-the-Counter Medicine Store: Order over-the-counter items online and pick them up curbside during business hours. A search function is available to allow you to search for the products you need. If you need assistance, call the pharmacy at 512.245.3590. Prices and available products are subject to change.
Pharmacy's Online Store:
Texas State students, faculty and staff are able to order a variety of over-the-counter medications on our online store for pick up (curbside pick up is an option). Visit the Student Health Center's Pharmacy Store to order today.
Optional Pharmacy Curbside Pick Up:
Patients wishing to pick up prescriptions and over-the-counter medications via curbside pick up can call 512.245.3590 to request this service. Patients will need to park in our patient parking lot and call 512.245.3590 upon arrival.
We will be screening individuals with appointments during check-in and our staff at all Student Health Center locations. Screening includes a review for: exposure to COVID-19, COVID-19 symptoms (coughs, shortness of breath, sore throat, chills, body aches, vomiting, diarrhea, new loss of smell or taste) and a temperature check.
All patients and staff will be wearing masks and face coverings in the buildings. Patients are asked to bring a face covering to their visit. We require patients to wear a face covering that meets standards set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Have at least two layers of material
- Utilize at least one layer of a tightly woven material, such as:
- Nylon, Canvas, or Cotton (200+ thread count)
- Silk or synthetic silk (100% polyester, tight weave, not very stretchable)
- Chiffon (90% polyester, 10% spandex)
- Spandex (52% nylon, 39% polyester, 9% spandex)
- Cover the nose and mouth completely
- Fit snug against the sides of the face and chin with no gaps
- Be secured with ties or elastic to prevent slipping
Face coverings not allowed in the Student Health Center include:
- Neck gaiters and simple bandanas, as they are single layer material and do not fit snug to the mouth and nose
- Face coverings with exhaust valves
- Scarves, which tend to be made of porous material
For information on caring for your face covering view our Use of a Cloth Facemask PDF.
Pre-screening all individuals with appointments during check-in and our staff at all Student Health Center locations. Screening includes a review for: exposure to COVID-19, COVID-19 symptoms (coughs, shortness of breath, sore throat, chills, body aches, vomiting, diarrhea, new loss of smell or taste) and a temperature check.
Face coverings will be worn by all staff and patients in the building. Patients are asked to bring a face covering to their visit. For information on face covering recommendations view our Use of a Cloth Facemask PDF.
Proper personal protective equipment (PPE) is being worn during in-person appointments.
Increased disinfection and cleaning schedule for all clinics has been implemented.
Telehealth and curbside visits are being provided to reduce the number of people in the buildings and in-person contact.
The Texas State Student Health Center-San Marcos has been accredited by the AAAHC since 2003.
The Texas State University Student Health Center is an Institutional Member of the American College Health Association.