About Health Services 


    To schedule an appointment with Health Services, eligible students can:

    • Schedule an appointment in the patient portal. 
        Video tutorial: Patient Portal 

                                                           HCS Medicat Patient Portal


    • Call the Center for Student Wellness front desk at 803/323-2206 to schedule an appointment
    • To schedule a physical or annual wellness exam, students need to call 803/323-2206.

    ALL on-campus students must satisfy all immunization requirements by the first day of classes to avoid a non-refundable $100.00 Non-Compliance Fee. These immunization requirements must be met before students can be seen at the Center for Student Wellness."Online-only" students who choose to utilize the Center for Student Wellness virtual visits must meet eligibility which includes complying with the immunization requirement prior to coming in."

    All conversations, examinations, and interviews with students are covered by state law and ethics of confidentiality. In emergency cases, where life or limb is threatened, the policy of confidentiality will be governed by one of reasonableness and accepted statutes. A student's permission must be given by written consent before Health Services can release specific medical information or any portion of a medical record including releases to parents, university officials, and external agencies.

    Notice of Privacy Practices (pdf - 61.38 KB)

    The Student for Student Wellness fee is $220.00 per regular semester (amount is subject to change). This fee is assessed to undergraduate students enrolled in 6 or more credit hours (on-line or in-person) and graduate students enrolled in 9 or more credit hours (on-line or in-person). Students not assessed this required fee, e.g., undergraduates taking under 6 credit hours and graduates under 9 credit hours, may access all regular services offered at the Center for Student Wellness by paying the $220 per regular semester fee. Summer students may access services at the Center for Student Wellness since all fees are rolled into the regular summer credit hour fee. Office visits are offered at no charge. Some services, e.g., laboratory, medical supplies/procedures, will incur a minimal fee (pdf - 146K).
    *Winthrop students who are NOT eligible to utilize services from the Center for Student Wellness:

    •  Students who are senior citizens
    •  Students who are Winthrop University employees
    •  Students taking special courses
    •  Students studying abroad
    • Students who are pregnant will not be seen in Health Services. They will be referred to their primary physician, obstetrician, urgent care center or ER for care.

    In the summer, students not taking classes but registered for the previous and following semesters may use Health Services if the requirements for immunizations, as stated above, have been met. A $10 fee per visit will be charged. The student is responsible for any other charges incurred. All charges are billed to the student's account as "Health Services" and are due upon receipt of service.

    Health Services is located on the third floor of Joynes Hall.

    Fall and Spring Semester: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Closed daily for lunch from 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
    SUMMER Hours: By appointment only


    (Health Services follows the Winthrop University calendar and inclement weather policy.  If University Offices are closed, we are as well.)