As partners in your health care, we strive to provide high quality services while encouraging you to be a responsible, knowledgeable health care consumer. All Health Center services are confidential and are designed to encourage students to become active partners in their own health care.
The doctor is able to write prescriptions for medication not available at the Health Center and perform physical examinations.
Other services provided:
- treat minor illnesses
- treat minor infections
- treat minor wounds
Complex medical problems that are beyond the scope of care provided by the Health Center are referred to local private physicians or to the emergency room. Any expenses for hospital or medical treatment obtained off campus are the responsibility of the student.
Each student at Cheyney University is required to have on file at the Health Center:
- Tuberculosis Reports: PPDA or IGRA within 1 year of registration. If positive, a copy of chest x-ray or any tretment information is required.
- Immunization records
Individual counseling is available for currently enrolled Cheyney students who seek assistance with:
- personal concerns
- emotional distress
- interpersonal issues
- psychological disorders
- crisis situations
Family sessions or sessions with other enrolled Cheyney friends are available up request. Group counseling may also be offered according to interest. Psycho-education is also available to classes by faculty request, student organizations, residence hall groups, etc.
Appointments can be made by phone or in-person at the Health and Wellness Center. A Counselor is currently available:
- Mondays (10:30 AM—3:00 PM)
- Tuesdays (11:00 AM—7:00 PM)
- Fridays (12:00 PM—5:00 PM)
Counselor: Ricardo Phipps, Ph.D., NCC
In the event of a medical emergency that occurs when the Health Center is closed, call Public Safety at (610) 399-2405 or 911.
Please note that Public Safety officers are not permitted to transport students to the hospital.