About Us Student Health Center General Information
Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation during the Academic Year beginning August 24th
On Wednesdays the SHC is closed from 9AM-10AM for Staff meetings
Hours of Operation during Semester breaks and the Summer
(Closed from 9AM-10AM for Staff meeting)
Making an Appointment
Services at the Student Health Center (SHC) are available by appointment. To make an appointment, simply call us at 202-885-3380 or schedule online. Psychiatric appointments are only availale to be scheduled over the phone.
If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, you need to cancel the appointment at least 2 hours ahead of the appointment time. This will open up an appointment for your fellow students.
Please be aware that any student who does not cancel their appointment 2 hours ahead of time will be charged a no-show fee of $20.
Who is eligible to be seen at the Student Health Center?
All enrolled degree-seeking students at American University are welcome, regardless of type of individual insurance carried.
If you're on campus and experience a medical emergency or become ill after the SHC is closed, immediately notify the Resident Assistant or Director on duty or Public Safety at 202-885-3636.
If you're off campus and have a medical emergency, dial 911.
Health Education Programs
Interested in learning about healthy living? The Health Promotion & Advocacy Center located in Hughes Hall 105 – welcomes you to stop by, talk with a health educator, pick up literature, and learn about healthy lifestyle practices. Feel free to call them at 202-885-3298.
At the Student Health Center, we're always looking to improve our quality of service. If you have any feedback that could help us better serve the campus community, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.