Health Information Forms
A list of the required immunizations and the Health Information form can be found here.
Health Forms are due:
Summer Graduate Programs: May 15
Fall entrance: July 15
Spring entrance: January 15
At the start of the semester, a $200 fine will be applied to your student account. The $200 fine will continue to be applied to your account at the beginning of each semester, until the required Health Form is complete.
Current University of Lynchburg students who need records to be sent to or received from other medical offices may fill out the medical release form (PDF) and return it to Student Health Services by fax (434.544.8185) or email ().
Medication and Prescriptions
Kroger Pharmacy (434.384.3666) delivers prescriptions to campus. This local pharmacy provides prescription billing and files with insurance companies when required information is provided. You must have a form of payment to pay over the phone. Your existing prescriptions might be transferable from your current pharmacy. Please call Kroger for more details. Other pharmacies are also available to students, but they do not provide on-campus delivery.
Yes, you are responsible for keeping your medications; however, we suggest a lock box to keep medications secure.
You can check with your current pharmacy to see if they have a location in Lynchburg. However, if you lack transportation, your existing prescriptions might be transferable from your current pharmacy to Kroger Pharmacy (434.384.3666), who delivers to campus. Please call them to complete the transfer. If you need a new birth control prescription you can make an appointment to see one of the Nurse Practitioners in Student Health Services. Please make an appointment here.
We suggest you speak with your provider and make a plan for the time you are at school. Arrangements can be made to have the written prescriptions filled at a local pharmacy. If you are unable to obtain prescriptions from your home provider, please make an appointment to meet with one of our Nurse Practitioners. Please make an appointment here.
Services and Accessing Care
If you are feeling ill, the Student Health Center can take walk-ins or appointments on weekdays from 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m and 2 p.m to 4:30 p.m. You can make an appointment by calling 434.544.8357 or schedule an appointment online.
For non-emergent illness, we encourage students to keep some of the following self-care items in their rooms:
- Cold and flu medicine
- A digital thermometer
- Pain relievers/fever reducers like Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Ibuprofen (Advil)
- Benadryl for allergic reactions
- Antibiotic ointment
If your self-care is not enough to improve your symptoms until the Student Health Center reopens we have several community options available.
For an emergency:
University of Lynchburg Emergency Medical Services
Dial 5555 from any campus phone or 434.544.5555 from your cell phone.
The student rescue squad will respond promptly to any location on campus to provide First Aid and emergency care.
Lynchburg General Hospital Emergency Room
1900 Tate Springs Rd. (off Langhorne Rd)
For non-emergency illnesses:
CVFP Immediate Care
2137 Lakeside Drive
Extended hours seven days a week. No appointments are necessary.
Physicians Treatment Center
2832 Candlers Mountain Road
Walk-in appointments accepted
MedExpress Urgent Care
2818 Linkhorne Drive
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily
Forest Family Physicians (LC Physicians)
434.525.6964 (Call for an appointment)
1175 Corporate Park Drive
Forest, VA 24551
If you are ill and need transport to the walk-in clinic, call Security non-emergency number at 434.544.8100.
There is no cost to be seen in the Health Center. There may be some charges for lab work or medications. Those charges can be applied to your student account
Yes, we have three Nurse Practitioners on staff that are licensed to prescribe medications when medically needed.
We do not file with insurance. However, all students are expected to have health insurance. Students should have a current insurance card (including prescription card) available for emergency or other off-campus medical care.
If you need a ride for an appointment, please call or come to Student Health Services during our office hours Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. and we will help arrange transportation to your appointment. These arrangements need to be made at least 24 hours before appointment time, if possible.
Yes, we have a limited supply of immunizations for students, including the flu shot. Please call the Student Health Center at 434.544.8357 for more information.
Yes, we can administer Allergy shots in the Student Health Center. We will need specific medical orders and the serum from your physician. We ask that you come to our office before your first injection is due to review and sign our Allergy Immunotherapy policy. Each allergy injection is $5.00 — this fee can be charged to your student account.
Student Health Services does not provide medical excuses for class absences or tardiness on a daily basis. However, at the end of the semester the Student Health Center, with the student’s written permission, will notify instructors that the student was seen by a health professional at the Health Center.
The Health Center will take signed requests by students the last week of classes every semester. Upon the student’s written request the information will be sent to the designated instructor(s), will include all dates that the student was seen in the Health Center for the current semester, and will be sent to the instructor via email before final grades are due.