Health and Counseling - Campus Life - 2014-16 Catalog - UW-Superior

2014-2016 Catalog

2014-16 Graduate Catalog

Health and Counseling

Mission Statement Top of Page

Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) supports student well-being by providing health education, prevention, promotion and treatment, ultimately influencing academic achievement and connectedness with campus and community.

Services Offered Top of Page

Student Health and Counseling Services operates out of the Marcovich Wellness Center. SHCS offers free services both on-campus and off-campus to eligible UWS students. On campus services include free counseling, health education services and referrals. Off-campus services include free medical services at St. Luke's Mariner Medical Clinic, at the Health Care Clinic and psychiatric services (SHCS referral required) at Essentia Health's Behavioral Health.

Medical Services Top of Page

All medical services are coordinated through St. Luke's Mariner Medical Clinic located at the Mariner Mall, 109 N 28th St. E, Superior, WI; 715-395-3900. Students should identify themselves as UW-Superior students. Students' medical needs will be assessed, whether they need simple medical advice or an appointment with a physician.

Free transportation to and from the clinic (from and back to UW-Superior campus only; not to an off-campus address) is available through UW-Superior by calling Courtesy Cab at (218) 590-9222 and showing a student ID to the driver. If a student requests to be dropped off anywhere other than UW-Superior campus, the student will have to pay cab fare.

Student Health Insurance Top of Page

Individual health insurance is available to enrolled students. It is recommended that all students who are not covered by their family's insurance plan purchase this or some other type of medical insurance. Information and enrollment packets are also available at the Yellowjacket Union Information Desk or by calling (715) 394-8236. Health insurance is mandatory for international students and student athletes.

Counseling Services Top of Page

The SHCS staff seeks to meet the developmental needs of students, responding to unexpected life crises. Counseling services emphasize personal growth through self-care and the development of adaptive skills through a variety of therapeutic interventions. SHCS maintains referral and informational resources for students and the campus. Mental health consultations and referrals are available. At UW-Superior, students will receive FREE culturally sensitive, confidential sessions with Licensed Professional Counselors. Call (715) 394-8236 to schedule an appointment or stop by MWC 1729.

Health and Counseling Contact Information Top of Page

Health and Counseling
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Marcovich Wellness Center 1729
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8236
Email: shcs@uwsuper.edu
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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