Student Health and Safety

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Medical Clinic

  • The Medical Clinic provides a wide range of primary care services including lab and x-ray, treatment, and follow-up care. The Student Health Services’ Medical Clinic is known for delivering exceptional care. In most cases, students with a medical need are seen the same day they set up an appointment.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/medical_clinic/index.html
  • Location: Student Health Center
  • Phone: 618.453.3311

Wellness Center

  • The Wellness Center provides current and accurate health information about important lifestyle decisions. Our professional staff provides resources and programs in nutrition, sexual health, stress management, alcohol, tobacco, & other drug use, violence prevention, and other areas of Wellness that impact student success. Go to the Wellness Center website to learn how you can make an appointment via the Saluki Health Web Portal, phone call, or in person.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/wellness_center/index.html
  • Location: Student Health Center
  • Phone: 618.536.4441

Counseling Center

  • We are here to provide mental health services to SIU students. Our staff of professional psychologists and counselors is trained to help you discover ways to cope with problems in living. Our staff has a commitment to meeting the special needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds including differences of culture, race, gender, ability, and sexual orientation. Our services are confidential. We will protect your privacy.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/counseling/index.html 
  • Location: Student Health Center
  • Phone: 618.453.5371

Dental Service

  • On-campus SIU students can receive emergency care, diagnostic x-rays, and exams for a $6 front door fee per visit. The dental staff also provides routine care, such as cleaning and restorations on a fee for service basis. The Dental Service is located on the second floor in the Student Health Center.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/dental/index.html 
  • Location: Student Health Center                              
  • Phone: 618.536.242

Pharmacy

  • The Student Health Center is home to a full-service pharmacy located on the first floor of the Student Health Center. Students may fill prescriptions at the pharmacy from our physicians or from physicians outside Student Health Center. In addition, the pharmacy has a large selection of over-the-counter items available for purchase.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/pharmacy/index.html
  • Location: Student Health Center
  • Phone: 618.453.4417

Sports Medicine Physical Therapy

  • The Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy department is located on the first floor of the Student Health Center. Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive approach towards the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal sprains and strains as well as chronic conditions and disabilities.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/sportsmedicinephysicaltherapy/index.html 
  • Location: Student Health Center              
  • Phone: 618.453.1292

Optical

  • Marion Eye Centers and Optical has a satellite office located on the first floor of the Student Health Center building and offers optical care for students, staff, and the general public. This is a private business that is not affiliated with the Student Health Services.
  • Website: http://shc.siu.edu/medical_clinic/optical/index.html
  • Location: Student Health Center
  • Phone: 618-549-0615

Recreation Center

  • The SIU Student Recreation website provides information about intramural sports, fitness, sport clubs, aquatics, instructional programs, base camp, youth recreation, international rec and other events available to students.
  • Website: http://www.reccenter.siu.edu/
  • Location: Recreation Center
  • Phone: 618.453.1277
  • Webmaster: reccntr@siu.edu

Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation

  • The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation offered through Recreation Sports and Services, sponsors recreational activities with modifications to meet the needs of students with disabilities. The Student Recreation Center is a fully-equipped accessible facility for individuals with disabilities.
  • Website: http://www.reccenter.siu.edu/index.php/adaptive-inclusive-rec
  • Location: Recreation Center
  • Phone: 618.453.1267

Department of Public Safety

  • The Department of Public Safety website provides information concerning personal safety, crime prevention tips, crime awareness education, and parking services.
  • Website: http://www.dps.siu.edu/
  • Location: 705A South Washington
  • Phone: 618.453.3771

Parking Division

  • All students and staff who park on campus must purchase a parking decal at the Parking Division Office. Students and staff who require accessible parking need only to display a valid, state-issued Disability Parking Placard or license plate along with a current SIU parking decal.
  • Website: hhttp://parking.siu.edu/ 
  • Location: 701 South Washington              
  • Phone: 618.453.5369

Students’ Legal Assistance

  • The Students’ Legal Assistance Office provides legal services to SIU students. Students must be currently enrolled and paying fees to be eligible for services provided by the Students’ Legal Assistance Office. Go to the Students’ Legal Assistance website for more information.
  • Website: http://studentlegal.siu.edu/
  • Location: Student Center, Third Floor    
  • Phone: 618.536.6677

University Housing

  • The University Housing website provides students with information about residence halls, apartments, dining, leadership, safety & security, visitors & guests, and much more.
  • Website: http://www.housing.siu.edu/
  • Location: 707 South Washington Street
  • Phone: 618.453.2301
  • Webmaster: housing@siu.edu

Saluki Cares

  • Saluki Cares facilitates and coordinates a University-wide program of care and support for students in distress. By working closely with faculty, staff, students and their families, SIU Carbondale displays a culture of caring by demonstrating to our students and faculty that they are an important part of the community.
  • Website: http://salukicares.siu.edu/
  • Location: Student Services Building Room 486
  • Phone: 618.453.5714