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Making an appointment online

Student Health Services uses SHS Student Portal, an integrated method for students to schedule, cancel, or reschedule an appointment. Online appointments via SHS Student Portal are recommended for the most efficient service.

Same-day medical appointments

If you are in need of more immediate medical attention, please call 314-935-6666 during regular hours or come directly to SHS for a nursing evaluation.

Do I need to visit SHS?

Many students come to SHS with upper respiratory tract infections. Most of these are viral, and can be treated at home with over-the-counter medications. Compare your symptoms to determine whether a visit to SHS is necessary to treat your complaint Do I need to visit SHS?

Mental health appointments

The first step for most students seeking mental health services is a brief, confidential phone conversation with a MHS staff member. The purpose of the conversation is to clarify and assess your needs, and explore options for next steps.

The telephone assessment can be scheduled online through the SHS portal Subsequent mental health appointments may also be scheduled via the SHS Student Portal

Nutrition appointments

Nutrition services are available by appointment Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Students can meet with a dietitian to talk about a variety of nutritional needs, including weight management, food allergies, diabetes management, eating disorders, and nutrition for performance. You can also prepare for your appointment by reading more about proper nutritional habits. Before your appointment, keep a food journal of what you eat and drink for 2 to 3 days.

Schedule nutrition appointments via the SHS Student Portal by calling 314-935-6666, option #0.

About your appointment

It is important that you come prepared for your appointment and are on time.

  • Bring a list of any medications you are currently taking and any known food or drug allergies.
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early.
  • Appointments will be forfeited if you are more than 7 minutes late. There will be a missed appointment fee.
  • Use the self check-in station when you arrive.
  • Depending on the nature of your visit, there may be a fee or co-pay. Check the fee schedule to see what the charge will be for your appointment.

Canceling an appointment

If you cannot keep an appointment, please cancel so another student may use that time.

Use the SHS Student Portal to cancel and/or reschedule your appointment 24 hours prior to your originally scheduled appointment time.

Please note, a $20 fee will be billed to your Student Account for all missed appointments. If you do not plan to keep your appointment, please cancel as early as possible.