The University of Missouri Student Health Center is featured on this edition of the Journal of American College Health. With more than 2,900 individual college health care professionals in ACHA, this national publication keeps them abreast of developments and research that impacts college health.

Journal of American College Health May 2015 CoverFor over 100 years, the University of Missouri Student Health Center (MU SHC) has cared for students in support of a healthier campus. Located on the fourth floor of University Physicians Medical Building adjacent to University Hospital, the SCH is positioned near many residence halls and Greek houses.

The Center has 27 exam rooms and 14 rooms for behavioral health care and health coaching. Students also benefit from an on-site pharmacy, radiology and lab draw station. Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC), the SHC promotes high quality, affordable, integrated health services for nearly 35,000 MU students. Work is guided by a commitment to the University of Missouri values of Respect, Responsibility, Discovery and Excellence.

Much of MU SHC’s revenue is collected from a student fee to provide outpatient services in primary care (including chronic illnesses, transgender transition, minor injuries), behavioral health (including psychiatry and counseling), individual and group health coaching, health screenings, immunizations, allergy injections, dietitian services, sexually transmitted disease outreach testing and contemplative practices. The Student Health Center uses the same electronic medical record as the MU Health Care system allowing for improved care coordination for students hospitalized or referred for subspecialty care.