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Walk-In

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

By Appointment Only

Tuesday:  1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. with Dr. Martin Holmes
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. with Tom Reeves, PA-C
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. with our professional staff
Thursday:  1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. with Tom Reeves, PA-C

If you need assistance during these hours and do not have an appointment, please call 517/629-0220.

Confidentiality of Medical Records

Health care records are maintained in files separate from the student's academic files and cannot be accessed by faculty, staff, administration, parents or other students.

Protected Health Information housed in Student Health Services is completely confidential. Students must sign a written authorization to release Protected Health Information to anyone, including faculty and family members. Protected Health Information may also be released for medical treatment, medical services, and as required by law.

E-Mail Policy

Student Health Services welcomes your interest and contact. We also value your privacy. Please consider the following information prior to sending e-mail:

E-mail is not an appropriate medium for questions regarding individual, private, personal health. It is most appropriate for getting general information regarding services, resources or other campus information. We cannot guarantee that the contents of an e-mail message will remain confidential. While we will do our best to keep communication private, e-mail usage can be monitored and others may read the content of your personal messages.

Staff access to e-mail is also limited to Student Health Services work hours. There is no expectation that SHS staff will check e-mail after hours. Also, there is no way of knowing if a specific staff member is unavailable due to illness, vacation, or other business. This means that your message may not be read immediately. E-mail should never be used for urgent communication. When time is of particular concern for you, please always call Student Health Services at 629-0220.

General Medical Care

Student Health Services provides complete outpatient health care, with appropriate referrals to specialists as needed. Visits to Student Health Services and with the college physician are $20, the cost of which will be billed to the student's account, or covered by the hard-waiver College Health Insurance. Commercial insurances are not billed directly by Student Health Services, but a detailed receipt will be provide to the student on check-out for possible submission to his or her commercial insurance company. Occasionally there is also a small charge for supplies or medication. Full laboratory testing and X-rays are available in cooperation with Oaklawn Hospital and Regional Medical Labs.

Allergy Shots and Immunizations

Allergy shots ($15) are given during Physician Hours only. Students must provide their allergy serum. Charges for immunizations (to cover the cost of the vaccine) are as follows:

  • Tetanus/Diphtheria, $35 – 10-year immunity
  • TB Skin Test, $15
  • Hepatitis B, $55 each – 3 Injection Series, lifetime immunity
  • Hepatitis A, $65 each – 2 Injection Series, lifetime immunity
  • Meningitis, $95 – lifetime immunity
  • Typhoid, $45 – 2-year immunity
  • Yellow Fever, $85 – 10-year immunity
  • Flu Shots, $25 – beginning Oct. 15

Information on Travel Immunizations

Gynecology

Routine gynecological examinations are provided, including pap smears and contraception information. Consultations and prescriptions are also provided. Pregnancy testing is available at Student Health Services for $5.

Minor Surgery

Suture repair of lacerations, removal of foreign bodies, biopsies, etc. are provided during Physician Hours.

Consultation

When further evaluation of an illness or injury is deemed necessary by the college physician or at the student's request, a specialist's consultation shall be formally requested (i.e. ENT, ophthalmology, gynecology, dermatology, orthopedics, etc.).

Urgent Care Centers

If you become ill or get injured when Student Health Services is closed, and it is a true emergency, call Campus Safety to arrange transportation by ambulance to the Emergency Room at Oaklawn Hospital or Allegiance Health (formerly Foote Hospital).

The following area facilities are available to assist students with non-life-threatening illness or injury:

Albion

Oaklawn Medical Group–Albion (formerly Keefer Medicine)

Dr. Sharon Boyce-- Medical Director-SHS
Thomas Reeves, P.A.-C
Betsy Carroll-Crist P.A.-C

300 B. Drive North  Albion, MI 49224    517-629-2134

Monday- Friday  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Marshall

Oaklawn Hospital Emergency Department

200 North Madison  Marshall, MI 49068    517-629-2630

Open 24 hours

 

Oaklawn After Hours Express Care

111 S. Hamilton St, Marshall, MI 49068   (269) 789-4390

Open 7 days a week / 365 days a year / 11am – 8pm

 

Jackson

Henry Ford Allegiance Health Emergency Care 

205 North East Ave.  Jackson, MI 49201    517-788-4811

Open 24 Hours.

 

Med Plus Clinic

875 Laurence  Jackson, MI 49202     517-787-0544

Monday - Friday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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MedExpress Urgent Care- Jackson

1325 N. West Ave. Jackson, MI  49202     517-768-0384

Open Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 pm

 

Most Urgent Care Center charges begin at $90.00 and go up depending on level of service. Most will accept cash, insurance, Visa and MasterCard. Make sure that you have your insurance card with you.

Returning Student Housing Guide

Welcome back, students!  We’re very excited to have you back on campus.

Please take the time to read the information below, which serves as a topic-by-topic reminder of things to keep in mind as you prepare for your return to Albion.

 

Building Information

Residence Hall Staff

Room Assignments

            Off-Campus Program and Internship Students

            Off-Campus Residency

Room Changes

Albion1Card

Parking

Laundry

Room Selection

Check-In Procedure



Residence Hall Staff


Each Residence Hall has a Residence Director (RD) and a staff of Residence Assistants (RAs). For more information on what staff is where, please see Building Staff.

 

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Room Assignments

Room assignments will be e-mailed to your Albion College e-mail address in July and January before the start of each semester. Please give the assignment a chance.

  • Off-Campus Program and Internship Students

The Office of Residential Life will be working with each of you individually to secure an assignment once you return. All students who participate with these programs are required to live on campus after they return. Housing applications and accommodations will be sent via e-mail throughout the semester prior to your return to make your arrival and reintegration into the Albion College community as seamless as possible.

  • Off-Campus Residency

As a reminder, all students are required to live on campus in College-owned housing unless they are given exemption by the Office of Residential Life by meeting the criteria for Residency Exemption. If you are interested in this, please contact the Office of Residential Life.


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Room Changes

 

At the start of each semester all assignments are frozen and cannot be changed for two weeks. After such time, please work with your RA and RD to see about possibly changing rooms; all changes and such are purely based on space available. To see where your RD works and for contact information, please see the Contact Us page.

 

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Albion1Card


The Albion1Card now is your Student ID and is your access into every residence’s exterior and some interior rooms as well as the majority of academic buildings. An addition to the Albion1Card is the ability to transfer money to this card using your bank account or cash/check via the Accounting Office. For more information, please visit the Albion1Card Web site.

 

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Parking

 

Parking on Albion College property is assigned and monitored by Campus Safety. All students who plan on bringing a vehicle to campus are required to register their vehicle and purchase a parking permit. Please see the Office of Campus Safety for more information.

 

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Laundry

 

Laundry at Albion College has changed and now most all public machines require use of the Albion1Card to operate. Prices are $1.25 to both WASH and DRY – EACH.  Wesley Hall, Whitehouse Hall and Mitchell Towers have all-new front-loading machines that require the “HE” detergent. The Mae and Munger Apartments have upgraded top-loading machines and they DO NOT require the “HE” detergent. Machines in the Fiske House, Burns Street Apartments and Seaton Hall have been upgraded, but still continue to use coins to operate.

 

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Room Selection

 

Room Selection starts with Lottery Number Assignment in February and proceeds throughout the Spring Semester until late April. All students are strongly encouraged to go through this process so they have a chance to choose their housing assignment rather than be assigned by the Office of Residential Life. All Room Selection applications are selected based on the group’s sum lottery number, specific to the building or room requirements. For more information, please see our Room Selection main Web site.

 

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Check-In Procedure

 

All students are required to check in with Residential Life prior to moving into their assigned rooms. Failure to do this could result in fines and/or College Judicial action.  During this process students will have College forms to complete and will receive their Room Condition Inventory (RCI) form, Albion1Card, room key (if applicable), room configuration information, and other important information from the College.

 

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