Welcome to Purdue University Student Health Services!
The Purdue University Student Health Services provides for all of your healthcare needs when you are a student. We are your resource for primary medical care, mental health therapy, and after hours care. The dedicated Student Health Services staff is focused on the needs of college students and your success as a student is important to us. We understand the unique challenges that college life presents to you and the impact illness has on your educational activities. Our staff of highly trained and licensed medical providers, mental health therapists, and other healthcare professionals is committed to being your main source of health care away from home. As your primary care resource we strive to develop a personal relationship with each student we see to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve academic and personal success at Purdue. We provide services in several locations on campus, primary medical care services, and after hours medical care are available at PUSH (the Purdue University Student Health building); Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) mental health therapy services are available at PUSH and the Psychology Building; Physical Therapy Services are available at the France D. Cordova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec).
The PUSH website contains a great deal of information about our services, from our hours of operation to our billing practices. If you do not find what you need, please call us at 765.494.1700. We wish you a healthy and successful Purdue career.
PUSH will offer flu shots starting October 12, 2015. Students may make an appointment by calling, booking on-line or walking in to PUSH. The cost for the vaccine is $30.00 and is covered by United Healthcare Student Resource insurance. If you have another insurance plan, we will bill your bursar account or you may pay at the time of the visit. PUSH is using the quadravalent vaccine this year, which is designed to protect against four different flu virus strains. Please be sure you get your flu vaccine early.
Students who are injured on the job must follow their employer's workers compensation policy to ensure that they receive the care that they need and to ensure that the costs of the care do not become their responsibility. PUSH is not a designated workers compensation medical facility and if you are a student employee who becomes injured or ill as a result of your job, you must follow your employer's policy regarding care.
PUSH medical services supports the University Senate policy regarding unanticipated absences. You may pick up a class Attendance card from the Receptionist at the Welcome Desk.
An Advance Directive is a written document that is completed prior to an individual, over the age of 18, becoming incapacitated, or unable to make their own healthcare decisions. The document provides a detailed account of the individual’s preferences regarding healthcare treatment in the event that they become incapacitated. A Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare are two common types of Advance Directives. A Living Will provides instructions to physicians and family members regarding the student's desires for treatment. This is most often used to determine whether or not an individual wishes to be on life support or resuscitated. A Durable Power of Attorney specifies who the student would like to make healthcare decisions for them in the event that they are unable to make decisions on their own. For assistance regarding these documents, contact Student Legal Services.Visit Website
To access any PUSH billing statement for visits and services in the past 12 months, please click the link below. There you may log in using your user name and password. On the right column, select Account Summary and you will find a detailed bill for your visit(s).Visit Website
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