Primary Care

Call 573-882-7481 to schedule an appointment.

Appointments support a commitment to continuity

When you call 573-882-7481 you are typically given a same- or next-day appointment with your chosen primary care provider (PCP). Keeping the same PCP allows you to maintain long-term relationships with medical professionals who know you and your medical history, and contributes to high quality of care and satisfaction.


The Student Health Center employs experienced board-certified family physicians and family nurse practitioners who focus on the care of adolescents and young adults and provide comprehensive health services.

Comprehensive primary care services

  • Acute illnesses and injuries
  • Ongoing and chronic medical and mental health conditions
  • Minor procedures including skin biopsies, lesion removal, toe nail removal and laceration repair
  • Co-managed with home town providers and specialists
  • Health maintenance and preventive services
  • Systematic screening for depression, anxiety, alcohol and substance use
  • Referral to behavioral health consultants during medical visits
    • Link to campus and community resources
    • Referral to Counseling Center for therapy
  • Sexual health services
    • Reproductive health care
    • Sexually transmitted infection (STI testing) and treatment
    • Medication for HIV Prevention (PrEP)
  • Health services for transgender persons including starting and maintaining transition hormone therapy
  • Preparation for travel abroad
  • Referral to specialists when appropriate
    • University of Missouri Health Care (outpatient specialty care, emergency or hospital)
    • Other community or regional specialists


The ability to pay is not a barrier to receiving health care at Student Health Center. Staff will work with you if you have billing concerns. Learn more about our financial assistance policy.