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Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful Information

 

Does SHS accept walk-in  appointments?

Walk-ins are seen on a first come first serve  basis. There will be a longer wait time for walk-ins.

 

If I need a referral to a specialist will I have  to pay for the visit?

Student Health Services will coordinate referrals to community providers; however, all charges for off campus health care and specialty services will be the students responsibility.

 

Where can I get copies of my immunization history?
  • High school guidance counselor
  • Military service records
  • County health departments
  • Previous colleges or universities
  • Pediatrician or family physician  

 

Is additional insurance  coverage recommended?

Medical insurance coverage is recommended for  all students to provide coverage  for specialty, emergency, and chronic medical care. Policies can be obtained from a company of your choice, through your parents’ insurance  company, or through a student health insurance program offered by CCU. For more information about school-sponsored student health insurance (AIG-Pearce & Pearce), please contact Student Health Services or visit the webpage at www.studentinsurance.com.

 

Can SHS give me an excuse if I  miss class for an appointment?
  • Policy

    CCU Student Health Services (SHS) does not issue medical excuses for missed classes except for incapacitating illness or physical activity restrictions.

 

Are there fees for services at Student Health Services?

There is a nominal fee for some laboratory testing, medications and office procedures. Payment is preferred at the time of service by CINO card, cash, check, or charge card. Your student account can also be billed for your convenience.

 

I was  seen at another facility and need a follow up visit, can I do that at SHS?

A student can come in for follow up after being seen somewhere else;  however,  the student would need to arrange for the records to be sent to SHS from the other facility.

 

How can I obtain reimbursement from my insurance company for lab work  or other in office procedures?

SHS staff will provide you with a receipt.  You may submit this  receipt, along with the claim form that your insurance company provides, for reimbursement.

 

I need a refill on a medication; will SHS do that for me?

Yes, however SHS requests that you provide current proof (i.e. medical records) from the previous physician or current medication bottle. You will also need to be seen by a SHS medical provider before receiving the prescription refill.

 

Can I get an out of state prescription filled in South Carolina?

SHS advises students and parents to contact their current pharmacy to determine if the prescription can be transferred to a South Carolina pharmacy, in close proximity to the university.  If you want SHS to serve as your primary care provider away from home, please schedule an appointment/consultation with a SHS medical provider and bring the pertinent medical records or your current medication bottle.


Location

251 University Boulevard
Across the street from Baxley Hall
(east side of University Blvd)
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Mailing Address

Student Health Services
Coastal Carolina University
251 University Boulevard
Conway, South Carolina 29526

Telephone:  843-349-6543
Facsimile:    843-349-6546

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