Student Health Center

students sit on steps in front of stone building
Moore Moore Wellness Center

The Rhodes College Health Center is located in the Moore Moore Wellness Center with the main entrance on the east side of the building along Thomas Lane. Handicap access is available on the south side of the Health Center, closest to the Refectory.

Students can seek advice and treatment for a wide range of medical needs, such as strep, flu, treatment of ENT infections, and some in-house lab work, as well as to obtain a prescription.

Office: 901-843-3895
On-Campus Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

During open hours, the registered nurse and Nurse Practitioner are available for scheduled appointments to assist with your health care needs. 

Summer Hours: Effective Monday, May 20, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024

Appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

The Student Health Center is closed Monday, May 27 - Friday, May 31, 2024 (closed for Nurse Practitioners appointments), and Monday, July 1 - Friday, July 5, 2024 (closed for all operations). 

To schedule an appointment, please call or email the Health Center.

For administrative questions, vaccination information, or medical records, please email

Steps to request an immunization record, can be found here.

After-hours assistance

After hours, contact Campus Safety (901-843-3880) for assistance. Acute illnesses and emergency accidents can be treated after hours at off-campus facilities.

The 2024-2025 rates and website for UnitedHealthcare StudentResources are coming soon.

On-Site Services Provided in the Health Center:

  • General physicals
  • Gynecological exams
  • Wound care (minor)
  • Allergy shots, flu shots, and other vaccines (please see list below)
  • Illness evaluations, diagnosis and treatment
  • Health education information
  • Self-Care Counter - includes free over the counter medications and dressings
  • Laboratory tests
  • Referrals to local healthcare specialists


There is no charge for clinical visits. However, a fee for vaccines/immunizations offered at the Student Health Center, and any services requiring an outside entity, such as blood work, are billed to the student’s health insurance.

Advanced laboratory tests will be billed to your insurance by American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL).You and/or your parents are responsible for charges not covered by your insurance for off-campus medical services. 


Allergy Shots

Available: by appointment, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed Noon - 1 p.m. daily)

*Please note that there will be a wait time of 30 minutes in office after receiving injections, to ensure there are no adverse reactions.

Requirements: Your allergy provider would need to send your allergy serums, administration orders, injection protocol, and last provider visit to the student health center. Once all items have been received and verified by the Nurse Practitioner, you may begin receiving your injections. For more information, please visit the student health center and speak with our staff.

For an appointment, call 901-843-3895.


Flu Shots

Flu shots will be available for students from late October through February 2024 during regular business hours while supplies last.

Other Resources:

  • Shelby County Health Department
    814 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis 38103
    (901) 222-7552
  • Shot Nurse
    4646 Poplar Avenue, Memphis 38117
    (901) 685-9999


Other Vaccines Offered On Campus: