Health Services

The Director of Health Services manages the Sebastian Student Health Center. Medical services are available to all students in the student health center if they pay a have paid the student health fee as part of their general university fee.

The basic components of the Health Service Program are as follows:

  1. Medical Services: The Clinicians are in attendance in the Health Center Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. For medical emergencies after 7:00 p.m., students may call 911 for assistance.
  2. Nursing Services: Registered nurses, under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor, are in attendance Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to evaluate and treat students’ health needs and to answer questions pertaining to health concerns.
  3. Laboratory Services: A Certified Medical Technologist is on duty daily, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to perform various laboratory tests as ordered by the clinician(s) to diagnose a variety of medical conditions.
  4. 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.
  5. Pharmacy Services: A registered pharmacist is available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to dispense medication and provide patient education on all prescriptions filled.
  6. Health Education Services: Prevention education is available through the health educators on a variety of health conditions. The Health Educators are available Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. to assist students with any health issues or concerns. Many programs and seminars are conducted during the evening hours by the Health Educators when requested.
  7. 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 provided by the Student Health Center.
  8. Alternate Lifestyle Services:  Acupuncture and Massage are offered as alternative options to the patients.

The Health 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. Below are excerpts from applicable statutes.
A. It is unlawful for any person to aid or abet an underage person in the purchase, attempted purchase, and/or possession of alcoholic beverages. General Statute 18B-302(c).
B. It is unlawful for any person to knowingly sell or give alcoholic beverages to an underage person. General Statute 18- 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.