Student Health Services

Student Health Services (SHS) is an acute care facility committed to providing high quality health care to students attending Texas Southern University (TSU). SHS has a dedicated team of medical professionals available to help students obtain optimal health because when you feel well, you perform better. In addition to treating illnesses and injuries, we offer HIV and STI testing, vision screening, mental health referrals, TB skin testing and seasonal flu shots.

Student Health Services is located in the Student Health Center, on Tierwester, next to the Alley Mitchell Child Care Center. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment call (713) 313-7173. When the clinic is closed, an after-hours nurse advice line is available for students at (833) 631-1072.

To be eligible for services at the clinic, you must be enrolled for the current semester or current summer session and have paid the Medical Services Fee. The Fee covers your examination, treatment and in-house medications. If additional fees apply, you will be notified prior to receiving the service.

Services provided outside of the clinic are the responsibility of the patient. This includes prescribed medications, treatment received from outside providers and emergency room visits.

Students can submit immunization records, receive messages from the SHS staff and access health education materials on the patient portal at Students who submit an immunization record to Student Health Services, can print a copy of their immunization record from the patient portal.

Student Health Services provides health education and health promotion to the TSU community. Beginning each year by co-hosting TSU’s Annual Health & Wellness Fair with TSU’s Recreation & Wellness Services. The Health & Wellness Fair takes place every third Wednesday in September. We invite vendors from the community to help us keep TSyou healthy.

At the Health & Wellness Fair participants receive free blood pressure and vision screenings, HIV testing, exercise demonstrations, information about healthy eating and much more. We continue the year with a variety of health awareness campaigns, including blood drives, bone marrow registration drives and free HIV testing, for the students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community. .

We encourage you to call or come by Health Services to be informed, enlightened and introduced to keys for achieving and maintaining optimal health that will last a lifetime.

For medical emergencies on campus, contact the Texas Southern University Police Department at (713) 313-7000, off campus dial 911.