Student Health and Wellness Center


Student Health and Wellness Center

Spring Break: Beginning on Saturday, March 17 until Saturday, March 24, SHWC will be operating on its Spring break schedule.

How to Beat the Flu @ JHU!

Flu activity is currently widespread across the U.S., including on the Hopkins campus. The flu vaccine is still available at the Student Health and Wellness Center, by appointment, and it is free with the Student Health Benefits Plan or $20 with outside insurance. To learn more about flu symptoms and prevention, please read the PDF Document: Influenza handout or visit the CDC website.

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

  • 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.

  • Student Health 101 Newsletter

    In this issue of the Student Health 101 newsletter, learn why travel is good for your health, how to make failure work for you, how best to warm up for your workouts, and much more!

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    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


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    Adderall abuse rises

    Study: Growing number of young adults using drug without prescription


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    Why breaking habits is hard

    Our brains are wired to focus on previously pleasing things, even if we don't realize it