VCU Student Health Services is closed after hours and on weekends & holidays.  

Student Health also follows the same inclement weather plan as the University:

  • If the University closes or delays opening, Student Health will do the same. 
  • Visit the VCU Alert website for updates.  Note: Student Health is NOT part of the VCU Medical Center (or VCUHS), which follows a different inclement weather plan.
On-Call Phone Numbers
  • Medical Concerns: When Student Health clinics are closed for any reason, a designated staff member is available for phone consultation if an urgent medical problem arises. The on-call medical provider for Student Health can be reached at 804-828-8828 or 804-828-9220.
  • Psychiatric Emergencies:
    • Students can reach the on-call therapist provided by University Counseling Services at 804-828-6200. 
    • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached by dialing 9-8-8 or 1-800-273-8255 (En Espanol: 1-888-628-9454).
Sexual Assault Resources

For guidance on what to do immediately following an assault, click HERE for help.

Occupational Blood and Body Fluid Exposures

Click on the following link if you are a Health Sciences student experiencing a blood/body fluid exposure from a clinical rotation.

Local Walk-In & Urgent Care Clinics
Local Emergency Rooms & Hospitals

Students who desire emergency room evaluation should proceed directly to the emergency room or call 911. It is not necessary to contact the on-call provider for an emergency room referral.