Student Handbook

Student Health Quick Links

Health and Wellness Services: Washington Building 1st floor, (509) 335-3575; Offering a full range of medical services including a walk in clinic and full service pharmacy.

Counseling and Psychological Services: Washington Building 3rd floor, (509) 335-4511; Offering confidential individual counseling and consultation.

University Recreation (UREC): Student Recreation Center 142 (admin office), (509) 335-UREC [8732]; offering fitness classes and facilities, personal training, certifications, massage therapy, intramural and club sports, and more.

 For more information, please watch these brief videos on some of the different resources available or continue reading below.

Student Health Resource Guide

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

335-4511; 24-hour crisis line: 335-2159; Washington Building 3rd floor; 8am-5pm, M-F;

  • Confidential individual counseling and consultation
  • Counseling, support, and topic-related groups
  • Workshops and outreach programs
  • Sexual assault response services
  • Alcohol and drug assessment and counseling
  • Psychological assessment of learning disabilities and attention deficit
  • National testing including LSAT, WEST, GRE, SAT, ACT, GED and Washington Math Placement Test
  • Proctoring for distance learning exams

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES (HWS)

Health Promotion and Research

335-7884; 8-5 pm, M-F;

Our professional health promotion staff work to promote and sustain a safe learning environment and the health and wellbeing of students by:

  • Providing high quality educational programs to the campus community based on research and best practices
  • Implementing evidence-based, environmental strategies to reduce risk factors and build community
  • Providing experiential education and co-curricular opportunities for students
  • Conducting outcome-based program evaluation

Health Advocates Groups and Services

  • Cougar Health Awareness Team (CHAT) – Provides health assessment, tobacco cessation assistance and education
  • V-Day WSU – Produces the benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues”
  • Safe is Sexy (SIS) – Provides education and awareness on safer sex practices and healthy relationships
  • Cougar Communications Group (CCG) –Implements health communication campaigns on campus

Medical Clinic and Pharmacy

335-3575; Washington Bldg.; M-W: 8AM-5PM, Th-Fri: AM-5PM, Sat (acute care only) 9AM-1PM;

Health and Wellness Services provides primary, preventative and behavioral health care to students at the only accredited clinic in the region. Our board certified physicians have expertise in college health, and our full service pharmacy (335-5742) is conveniently located inside the medical clinic. Urgent care is available during regular business hours, most Saturdays and class holidays. A 24-hour telephone nurse service is also available. Emergency services are provided by Pullman Regional Hospital (332-2541) every student enrolled in 7 or more credits automatically pays a health fee with tuition to maintain the availability of basic services to students. Students are charged for supplies, laboratory tests, x-rays, medications and some procedures.

Student Medical Insurance

509-335-3575 (press 3 for Billing & Insurance); 9am – 5pm, M-F;

An insurance plan is available for purchase to all WSU students enrolled in 7 or more credits and International students. The plan provides accident and illness coverage worldwide. Enrollment, cancellation and waiver deadlines are posted on the web page.

UNIVERSITY RECREATION (UREC)

335-UREC; Student Recreation Center 142; Building open 5:30am-11:30 pm M-F, check web for weekend/summer hours;

University Recreation (UREC) fosters personal development, enhances academic productivity, and enriches the quality of life for a diverse university community through excellence in programs, services, and facilities.