Maintaining good physical health is an essential part of education and the SMU Health & Counseling Center staff are committed to partnering with students to make informed choices and provide a holistic approach to student health, education, wellness and outreach services in a confidential, inclusive, and respectful environment.
Health Services available on the Oakland campus include:
- Acute outpatient health care
- Physical exams
- Continuity of care for chronic Illness
- Women’s health care/Family planning
- General mental health evaluations
- STD testing
- Health care screening/assessment
- PPD skin tests for tuberculosis screening
- Specialty referrals
- Wellness consultation
- Students can access the online Student Health Record System anytime to check their health record compliance status
Nurse Practitioner’s Office Hours:
Please call the front desk at 510-869-6629 to learn more about the FNP hours of availability.
Samuel Merritt University
Health & Counseling Center
3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite #303
Oakland, CA 94609
SACRAMENTO LEARNING CENTER STUDENTS:
Students at the SACRAMENTO learning center can access Health Services through the Sutter @ Work program. Samuel Merritt University is contracted with clinics in the Sacramento area for free annual PPD updates. Physical exams & vaccinations are charged a fee and the student is responsible for those fees.
A list of Sutter @ work clinics in the Sacramento area can be found here: http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/files/sutter_occupational_health_services_location.pdf
*Note: You must have a treatment authorization form signed by the site manager at the SRC before you go to an appointment.
AFTER HOURS MEDICAL CARE
The health center office is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 – 5:00pm. After hours, on weekends, or during academic holidays students may be seen by the Urgent Care Clinic at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. If the student is seen at urgent care or an emergency room, students and their insurance carrier must assume the cost of the emergency room visit.
A list of Local SF Bay Area Urgent Care Clinics can be found here:
**Always check first with your health insurance benefits to be sure your visit will be covered.