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Faculty & Staff

Texas State faculty and staff are eligible for a number of services at the Texas State Student Health Center and Pharmacy. Please see the detailed list below for more information.

 To make an appointment or ask any questions, please call 512.245.2161.


Student Health Center Medical Services

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  • Information on vaccines offered in our Nurse Clinic:

    NOTE: The links provided are from the Center for Disease Control.

    For more information on immunization, visit the CDC's Adult Immunization Schedule.

  • SHC coordinates an annual Flu Shot Outreach offered in the fall semester. Texas State students, faculty and staff are notified by email when clinics are scheduled. If unable to attend the clinic, all Student Health Center locations offer flu shots by walk-in or appointments. Proof of health insurance is required or employees will be charged.

  • Prior to your Travel Health Appointment you must do the following:

    • Print out and complete the Pre-Travel Health Consultation and History Form
    • You will need to bring the above completed form along with your immunization record to your Travel Health appointment.  You may be able to find information about your immunization records from your healthcare provider, your high school nurse or your local Health Department.
    • You may need a second appointment if: 

    Travel Health Appointments will include:

    • Detailed information and advice specific to your travel itinerary that contains information on any travel advisories and other relevant country-specific information (e.g., high altitude preparation, disease outbreaks).
    • After review of your previous immunizations, the most appropriate immunizations and travel medications will be recommended and given based on your destination, duration of travel, activities, and medical conditions.
    • Prescriptions for recommended medications for such problems as malaria, traveler's diarrhea, and altitude sickness.

    Note: We recommend that you plan on making your travel appointment at least 6-8 weeks prior to your planned departure.

    If you have any questions, please call 512.245.2161 during clinic hours.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) testing for professional schools, volunteer work, travel, etc. is available through our Nurse Clinic.

    • TB skin tests are available.  A TB skin test's cash price is $20. This may be covered under your insurance. NOTE: This service is not available on Thursdays.
    • TB blood tests are available. A TB blood test's cash price is $40. This may be covered under your insurance.

    You can walk-in or call 512.245.2161 to schedule an appointment for a TB test.

  • Occupational Health supports research, academic and operational compliance through spirometry assessment and personal protective equipment (PPE) fitting.

  • The QUIT Program is a free smoking cessation program offered to students, faculty and staff. Participants receive a personal assessment, private counseling with a nurse, self-help materials, information about smoking cessation aids and follow-up support. Faculty and staff who need prescription medication should make an appointment with their primary care physician (PCP). Discounted smoking cessation medications are available in the Student Health Center Pharmacy.


Student Health Center Pharmacy

Texas State University Faculty and Staff can access the full-service Student Health Center Pharmacy. Similar to any private pharmacy, prescriptions written by providers outside the health center are accepted, prescriptions can be transferred from another pharmacy, and most insurance plans are honored. 

The pharmacy offers commonly prescribed generic medications at competitive prices. They carry a varied selection of non-prescription products that are offered at low cost. Prescriptions can be filled online, by phone or in person.

Pharmacists are readily available to answer any questions you may have.


Insurance and Billing

  • Insurances through Texas State University

      • BlueCross BlueShield HealthSelect of Texas is accepted at our clinic.
        • NOTE: The employee MUST have someone selected as a PCP on their plan. It should NOT be one of the Student Health Center providers but they have to have someone selected, otherwise the plan denies all claims.
      • BlueCross BlueShield Consumer Directed HealthSelect is a PPO plan and that we accept.
    • We currently do not accept the following plans:

      • HealthSelect Out-of-State
      • Community First Health Plan
      • KelseyCare powered by Community Health Choice
      • Scott and White Health Plan

Additional Insurance Information