Student Health and Wellness Center


Student Health and Wellness Center

The Student Health and Wellness Center provides high quality, confidential health care to eligible students of the Homewood and Peabody campus communities.

Our health care staff consists of board-certified physicians, nationally certified nurse practitioners, a licensed dietitian, registered nurses, medical assistants, and a women’s health nurse practitioner.

Services offered include:

The SHWC is accredited through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Privacy Policy

Student health information held by the Student Health and Wellness Center is protected by federal and state laws, including the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Maryland Confidentiality of Medical Records Act.

These laws protect the privacy of students’ health information and prohibit its disclosure without appropriate consent, except under limited circumstances.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our patients’ medical records in compliance with all applicable laws.

PDF Document: HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices for SHWC (PDF)

News & Announcements

  • The Dangers of DNP: A Weight Loss Drug

    Despite the numerous adverse effects associated with the consumption of 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP), this illegal drug continues to be marketed as a rapid weight-loss aid. Students should be cautioned that this drug is highly dangerous and is unfit for human consumption.

    To learn more, check out these articles:

    2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP): A Weight Loss Agent with Significant Acute Toxicity and Risk of Death

    What You Need To Know about DNP

  • Colleges report unusual outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease

    Check out this Nightly News report featuring SHWC’s director, Dr. Roanna Kessler.

  • STI self-screening kit

    “I Want the Kit” is a STI self-screening kit that allows residents to collect their own genital and/or rectal sample in the privacy of their own home. It only costs $3.50 to complete the testing.

    To learn more about “I want the kit”, visit their website.


  • Should the morning after pill be offered 24/7 on college campuses?

    Check out this Washington Post article containing comments from SHWC’s director, Roanna Kessler.

  • HUB

    Recent overdose incidents prompt warnings about opioid risks

    Johns Hopkins experts discuss U.S. opioid epidemic, signs of an overdose, campus resources


  • HUB

    Staying protected

    How to guard against Zika virus while traveling to affected areas