Winthrop University: Request HCS Records

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Health and Counseling Services

Request HCS Records

Privacy Practices (pdf - 61.38 KB)

Active medical records are maintained until a student graduates, withdraws or otherwise officially leaves the university at which time those files become inactive. Inactive medical/immunization records are retained for 10 years. Counseling Services and Disability Services records are retained for 5 years.

Complete the Authorization for Disclosure of Protected Health Information Form (pdf - 29.98 KB) to obtain medical, counseling, and disability records other than immunizations and/or titer reports. Requests for information are completed upon receipt within 5-7 working days.

Completed request forms can be mailed or faxed to:

Health and Counseling Services
Division of Student Life 
217 Crawford Building
Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-3332 (fax)

There may be a charge for obtaining copies of clinical records and other documents. Charges will not exceed amounts authorized by Section 44-115-80 of the South Carolina Codes, The South Carolina Physician's Patient Records Act.

For questions regarding medical/counseling records, please call 803/323-2206.

For questions regarding disability records, please call 803/323-3290 or e-mail.

Fees to Obtain Protected Health Information

  • Counseling records sent to mental health care provider for continuity of care - no charge
  • Immunization records one time - no charge (Please allow 24-48 hours during normal working days)
  • Medical and counseling records sent to attorney and/or insurance company - $15.00 search and handling fee, plus $.65 per page for first 30 pages and $.50 per page over the first 30.
  • Medical and counseling records sent to student - $10.00 search and handling fee
  • Medical records sent to health care provider for continuity of care - no charge

Last Updated: 9/8/20