Student Health Services

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Services

  Care and Prevention  

         Health staff
     health@sulross.edu
    Phone: (432) 837-8102
     Fax: (432) 837-8474
     Office: UC-211G
     Address: PO Box C-60           Alpine, TX 79832
Forms and Catalog

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Student Health Services Mission

  • Enhance the educational process by promoting an optimal level of wellness
  • Enable the student to make informed decisions about health-related concerns
  • Empower students to be self-directed and well-informed consumers of health care services

American Nurses Credentialing Center


*Enrolled students pay a mandatory medical fee. The university's off-campus care is based on semester or summer session. Continuing students are covered between Fall and Spring semesters.

Campus Nurse*

Student Health Services is staffed by a registered nurse. The office is in University Center Suite 211. Normal hours of operation are 8 am- 5 pm Monday through Friday.

Minor treatments, over-the-counter medication and basic first-aid supplies are available at no cost to students. Wellness talks for student groups and American Red Cross CPR/First-Aid training for university employees can be requested by contacting health services at 837-8102 or health@sulross.edu.

Sul Ross' nurse is a member of the Texas Nurses Association, Ex-officio member of SRSU's Alcohol and Other Drug Coalition, Accident Prevention and ADA Committees.

Emergency Services

Students are responsible for the cost of all emergency room, hospital, ambulance and non-university health care services received during normal business hours, after-hours, weekends and holidays. The Big Bend Regional Medical Center is located on Highway 118 North. The emergency department is open 24 hours. For life-threatening emergencies dail 911.

Alpine Medical Center*

The university has an agreement with the Alpine Medical Center to provide limited ambulatory care, see covered services. Their location is at the corner of East Avenue E and 2nd Street, directly across from the Porters' grocery store that sits between East Holland Avenue and East Avenue E.

Student walk-in hours are 8 am to 9 am Monday through Friday. A current student ID card will be requested at check-in. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call (432) 837-5505.

Pharmacies

There are three retail pharmacies near the main campus:

  • Prescription Shop: (432) 837-3498, Open M-F 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, and Saturday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Highland Drug Inc.: (432) 837-3931, Open M-F 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Closed Saturday
  • City Drug Store: (432) 837-2252, Open M-F 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Sports Physicals

Sports physicals are by appointment at the Alpine Medical Center (AMC). Examination is provided at no cost to all varsity athletes, cheerleaders, rodeo team members and intramural referees. Tests and/or procedures resulting from abnormal physical exams must be paid for by the student or their private health insurance. Students are asked to hand carry the athletic department's medical history and physical evaluation forms with them to the AMC. Appointments should be scheduled at least one week in advance by calling (432) 837-5505.

Training Room

Therapy for sports injuries, physical evaluation and rehabilitation services is provided to student athletes at the Gallego sports facility on campus. The Head Athletic Trainer may be contacted at (432) 837-8235 or e-mail: cprude@sulross.edu.

Women's Medicaid Program

The Medicaid Womens Health Program provides low-income women with free family planning exams, related health screenings, and birth control through Texas Medicaid.