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After Hours

After Hours Free Ask-A-Nurse Advice Line

512.245.2161, Option 2, then Option 5. 

Patients have the option of calling to speak with a registered nurse who can assist with medical concerns during times that the Student Health Center is closed, including nights, weekends and holidays. Please note that if a patient is referred to another facility by the Ask-A-Nurse advice line, all charges incurred at that facility are the patient's responsibility.

For emergencies, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.

Virtual Doctor Visits through HealthiestYou

All currently enrolled Texas State University Students can connect with a Board Certified Physician 24/7/365 via phone and/or video chat using HealthiestYou's  nationwide telehealth service. Video chat consultations are available though an app on both Android and iPhone devices. During a physician consult, you will be able to speak to a physician for diagnosis and treatment of many different acute illnesses.

Students currently enrolled in the Texas State Student Insurance Plan will receive this service for FREE and consultations will be $40 for students not currently on the plan. 

Call 855-866-0895, or visit more information on this service.

Important Phone Numbers

University Police Department 512.245.2805
San Marcos Police Department 512.753.2108
Hay County Sheriff 512.393.7896
24 Hour Crisis Hotline


(indicate that you are a Texas State student)

Rape Crisis/Family Violence Hotline 800.700.4292
Suicide Hotline 800.784.2433


Local Services

This resource list has been developed for your convenience and is not intended to be a complete list of facilities that provide urgent care services. Provision of this list does not constitute an endorsement by the Student Health Center or its staff of any facility.

Hospitals in the San Marcos area:

Central Texas Medical Center - 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666. Phone number is 512.353.8979

Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX, 78666

Central Texas Medical Center - 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666. Phone number is 512.353.8979

Seton Medical Center Hays
601 Kyle Parkway
Kyle, TX, 78640

Additional Information:

  • Please note that all charges incurred at the CTMC, Seton or another facility are the patient's responsibility.
  • Find the closest hospital to your current location.

Medical facilities with extended hours in the San Marcos area:

Care Now Urgent Care Logo accompanied by the word Austin to depict the region.

CareNow Urgent Care
301 N. Guadalupe St.
San Marcos, TX, 78666

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    • Open 8am - 8pm.
    • Same day appointments, walk-ins welcome
    • Most insurance plans are accepted
    • Digital x-rays and lab equipment are on-site
    • Affiliated with St. David's Healthcare

MedPost Urgent Care
155 Wonder World Dr.
San Marcos, TX, 78666

    • Accepts walk-ins without appointment
    • Accepts a wide range of insurance plans
    • Online check-in prior to arrival is available
    • Open Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday - Sunday 9am - 5pm 

My Emergency Room 24/7
2810 South Interstate 35
San Marcos, TX, 78666

    • Full service emergency room
    • No appointment is needed
    • Located southboung frontage road in front of Target
    • Private insurance accepted and self-pay discounts available
      • Emergency room co-pays will be collected for patients with insurance.
    • Open 24/7

Live Oak Walk-In Care
1320 Wonder World Drive
Suite #101
San Marcos, TX, 78666

    • No appointment needed
    • Lab and x-ray available
    • Most insurance accepted
    • Open Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 2pm

FastMed Urgent Care
135 Bunton Rd.
Kyle, TX, 78640

    • Walk-ins welcome

    • Most insurance plans are accepted

    • Lab & x-ray on-site

    • Open Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

5401 South FM 1626
Kyle, TX, 78640

    • Walk-ins welcome
    • Accepts most insurance plans
    • Located inside HEB plus, exit 215 off i-35
    • Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am to 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am-5pm
      • Closed on Thursdays and daily lunch closures from 1:30 - 2 pm

Lonestar 24 Hour Emergency Room
1751 Medical Way
New Braunfels, TX, 78132

Promptu Immediate Care
1659 State HWY. 46 West
Suite 160
New Braunfels, TX, 78640

Texas MedClinic
958 IH 35N
New Braunfels, TX, 78640

    • Walk-ins welcome
    • Digital x-ray, EKG and lab on-site
    • Physicians on-site
    • Accepts most insurance plans
    • Open 8 am- 11 pm, seven days a week