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MacVicar Hall Student Health Services

Health Services

We Keep Our Students Healthy, Every Day!

The Department of Student Health Services works to help each student achieve maximum physical health for full participation in the educational experiences offered by the College. We are committed to providing the highest quality of health care and health education to our students.

Pre-Entrance Health Booklet

Welcome to the Department of Student Health Services

Spelman Student Health Services is located in historic MacVicar Hall. We hope you will take full advantage of the services we offer. We want to help you stay healthy throughout your academic course here at Spelman. Students enrolled must present a current valid Spelman ID before receiving service.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


The Department of Student Health Services operates by scheduled appointments. To schedule an appointment, simply dial 404-270-5249 or stop by the clinic’s front desk. In many cases, same-day appointments are available. Appointments are available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.


The Department of Student Health Services is available to handle emergencies during hours of operation. If the injured/ill person can come to the Health Services Department, they should do so. If the ill/injured person is unable to come to Health Services, they should contact Public Safety at 404-525-6401.

After Hours

Student Health Services is partnering with Morehouse School of Medicine Student Health and Wellness Center (SHWC) to offer extended hours on Mondays and Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm and Saturdays from 11am-1pm.  To schedule an appointment with the SHWC during the time noted above call 404-756-1241.

Student Health Services also has a nurse advice line that is available to students after hours and on weekends for medical concerns.  To reach the nurse advice line call 800-244-7396.  For severe injuries/illnesses, students should go directly to the nearest emergency room.  If you reside on campus, and you are experiencing a medical emergency contact public safety at 404-525-6401. 

Hospitals in the local area are:

  • Emory Midtown (550 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308)
  • Piedmont (1968 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309)
  • Grady (80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30303)

Medical Excuses

The Department of Student Health Services does not provide medical excuses unless the student is first seen in The Student Health Services Department. The medical providers will evaluate the student and determine if a medical excuse is needed. If the student needs to be out for an extended period, the Office of Undergraduate Studies will be contacted and faculty will be alerted.

Contact Us


MacVicar Hall
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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