A Director of Health Services manages the Sebastian Health Center. Medical services are available to all students in the student health center if they have paid the student health fee as part of their general university fee.
The basic components of the Health Service Program are as follows:
- Medical Services: The University Physicians are in attendance in the Health Center Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. For healthcare questions or concerns after 9:00 p.m., students may dial 888-267-3675 for assistance.
- Nursing Services: Registered nurses, under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor, are in attendance Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. to evaluate and treat students’ health needs and answer any questions pertaining to health problems and other concerns.
- Laboratory Services: A Certified Medical Technologist is on duty daily, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to perform various laboratory tests as ordered by the physician to diagnose a variety of medical conditions.
- Medical Records: The Medical Records Director is responsible for maintaining a physically secure and confidential file of all student health records in the Health Center. Additionally, the North Carolina State Immunization Law stipulates required vaccines must be on file in the medical records department of the Health Center 30 days after registration.
- Pharmacy Services: A registered pharmacist is available Monday-Friday to dispense medication and provide patient teaching about all prescriptions filled.
- Health Education Services: Prevention education is available through the health educator on a variety of health conditions. The Health Educator is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to assist students with any health issues or concerns. Many programs and seminars are conducted during the evening hours by the Health Educator when requested.
- Student Health Insurance: The Student Health Insurance Plan works in partnership with the University health fee to provide quality health care at a reasonable cost to the students. The Student Insurance Plan is based on a Primary Care Provider. Primary care is given by the Student Health Center (Sebastian). The Center provides up-to-date and emerging information on health related issues and concerns on a continuing basis for the University community.
Policy on Alcohol Use
University policies concerning the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages do not contravene federal, state, or municipal law regarding their purchase. A summary of certain sections of the North Carolina State Statute and local ordinances of alcoholic use is included below:
North Carolina Law
North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws make it unlawful for any person under twenty-one years of age to purchase, possess, or consume any alcoholic beverage.
A. It is unlawful for any person to aid or abet an underage person in the purchase or attempted purchase of alcoholic beverages. General Statute 18B-302(c).
B. It is unlawful for any person knowingly to sell or give alcoholic beverages to an underage person. General Statute18- B-302 (a) (1).
C. It is unlawful for any underage person to falsify a driver's license or other identification document in order to obtain alcoholic beverages. General Status 18-B-302(e).
D. It is unlawful for any person to permit use of his/her driver's license or any other identification document by an underage person to purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages. General Statute 18B-302(f).
E. It is unlawful for any person to consume any alcoholic beverage in or on any public street, right-of-way, sidewalk, alley, or property located inside or outside the Greensboro corporate limits. Greensboro Code Sec. 4-13.