Center for Student Wellness

Health Services
is temporarily located in the West Center. In-person appointments are available. Students are encouraged to self-schedule in the portal, walk-ins will experience higher wait times.

Counseling Services is offering Telehealth First Time Appointments and Requests for a CallBack from the Same Day Counselor.  Email or your previous counselor to schedule a follow-up appointment.

To schedule a SATS appointment, email Itali Jackson at

To schedule with Health Promotion, email Rosie Hopkins-Campbell at

For CSW questions or concerns, please email  The appropriate staff member will respond as soon as possible. 

    Health Services is designed to provide confidential, professional, quality, cost-effective, acute, and routine medical care for all enrolled Winthrop University students. The staff of Health Services is committed in obtaining optimum personal health for each student through services and programs provided.

    • Health Services is offering in-person healthcare for eligible students. Schedule appointments in the patient portal or call 803/323-2206 to schedule. 
      HCS Medicat Patient Portal

    Counseling Services will provide quality mental health service to enhance the overall mental health of Winthrop University students along cognitive, emotional, personal, and interpersonal dimensions. HCS Medicat Patient Portal

    • In-Person or Telemental Health Sessions: All appointments (Intake, Ongoing, Psychiatric) may be In-Person or via Telemental Health

    • Medication Management: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is currently engaging in Telehealth or In-Person sessions. If you are a current patient of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you may call the front desk to schedule (803/323-2206).

    • New Appointments: Students can schedule their first session (intake) by calling the front desk (323-2206) or online at the Medicat Patient Portal. Intake appointments are same-day only, so login first thing in the morning on the day you'd like your appt. If all the appointments for the day are full, and you are in urgent need - ask the front desk to speak with the Same Day Counselor.

    • Ongoing Appointments: Students who are currently engaged in Counseling Services or who wish to resume services may call the front desk (803/323-2206) or e-mail their counselor in order to schedule an appointment.

    • Crisis: If a student is in crisis, please call 988, the Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK(8255), or the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741). 

    The Student Advocacy and Trauma Support is committed to providing quality services and advocacy to victims and survivors of sexual assault, stalking, and domestic and dating violence through a concentrated community response. We support and provide programming and education directed at eradicating sexual violence both on campus and in the community.

    Health Promotion provides a collaborative, evidence-based approach to individual and community wellness through health promotion, educational programming, and service to the Winthrop community. Heaalth Promotion promotes the physical, emotional, social, intellectual, occupational, and spiritual well-being of Winthrop students by enabling them to make informed choices conducive to healthy lifestyles.

    Effective September 8, 2023, Health Services will NOT accept positive Covid-19 home test results.

    Students who have symptoms can schedule an appointment with Health Services for a test or provide proof of positive results from an outside provider.

        Students wanting to schedule an appointment with Health Services

    • Self-schedule in the Patient Portal
    • Complete the C19 QI Form in the portal, under Forms.

        Students who have a positive result from an outside provider

    • Email a copy of the positive test result to
    • Once the results are received, a nurse will contact the student about completing the C19 Q/I Form.

    A nurse from Health Services will send instructions to the student for isolation, and notify the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will send information to the students to give to their professors if needed.

    You can find more information about Winthrop University's COVID-19 guidelines on our COVID-19 Information page.

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Academic Health Plans (AHP)

    As a member of the South Carolina Consortium, Winthrop participates in the Student Health Insurance Plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield administered by Academic Health Plans (AHP).  *Qualifying students may purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan directly from My AHP Care. Payment options are per semester or academic year. All approved plan materials and applicable documents are available on the My AHP Care website.


    Helpful Resources

    Benefits flyers: AHP Student Insurance Domestic and AHP Student Insurance International

    Member Messaging & Alerts from AHP (Video)

    My Health Toolkit (Video)


    Other Available Health Insurance Options:
    Affordable Health Care Act - If you are not currently covered by a health insurance policy and you live in South Carolina, visit

CSW Policy Statement (pdf 227K)

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