Most college campuses have a student health center. But for new students or students not used to having access to medical care in a one-stop center, knowing what and how to use a student health center can be confusing. So just what exactly can you do at a student health center? Most of the student health centers fortunately are catered specifically to college students and their needs. Most professors on campus, for example, likely go to doctors off-campus.  This means the student health center is both a resource tailored to their unique needs as well as a place where privacy can be expected for students. Many campus health centers offer some, if not all, of the following services seasonal and other vacations. You don't need to be a pre-med. major to know that when one person gets the flu in your residence hall,everyone gets the flu in your residence hall. And it always of course seems to happen during midterms and final weeks. Many student health centers try to take a proactive approach to these kinds of situations and offer seasonal vaccines, like the flu shot, so that you at least have some kind of chance against catching what everyone else seems to have. 

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 Some schools also have one or two days a semester where they are specifically offering seasonal vaccines at low or no cost, so keep an eye out for campus announcements in addition to this.  Forget to get your flu shot and now you are pretty sick? Think you might have strep throat? Pretty sure you have pink eye, en ear infection, or even an STD? Head on down to the student health center to get yourself looked at. Since campus health centers are often the primary medical resource for students on campus, they're willing and able to treat basic and common conditions affecting the student population. or example, may not be willing or able to provide contraception), many campus health centers offer everything from  condoms and birth control to the morning-after pill while this varies for different kinds of campuses (religious schools. (You know, getting an appointment just in case the condom broke, just in case you and your partner forgot to use protection ...) Many college-aged women need things like gynecological care and/or their annual exam. Fortunately, your campus health center can provide basic services like these. Most student health centers also offer pregnancy tests for those in need in addition to this. In case you 're worried about yourself or a friend having depression, an eating disorder, unhealthy drinking behaviors, substance abuse issues, or even HIV, working in partnership with a mental health or counseling center on campus, quite a few student health centers offer screenings -- and support. Campus health centers usually offer these services year-round when the center will screen students in addition to doing a particular day in the quad. You can play football at a Division I school or be part of you campus's intramural Quidditch team.