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Urgent Care

Urgent care services are available for students that have urgent medical conditions. Students can walk-in without an appointment 8am-4pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and 9am-4pm Tuesdays and Thursdays to receive treatment for minor injury care, such as:

  • Stitches
  • Sprains
  • Minor fractures
  • Allergic reactions

Note: There is NO emergency room facility in the University Health Center. If it is an emergency, call 540-568-6911 from on-campus or 911 from off campus.

We will do our best to meet your urgent care needs; however, if you are in need of more assistance than what the University Health Center can offer you, we can refer you to a specialist in the area.

If you need urgent care, and it is after our normal business hours, visit one of the following healthcare centers in Harrisonburg:

Where to go

The University Health Center is located in the Student Success Center at 724 South Mason Street. Use the walk-in entrance of the University Health Center on the corner of Mason Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way to access the walk-in clinic.

There is a drop off circle drive at the walk-in clinic entrance. There are bus stops at the Student Success Center, Miller Hall, and the corner of Mason Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. There are bike racks at the walk-in clinic entrance and both Student Success Center entrances. And patients can call 540-568-6178 for a parking code in the pay-by-space level (lower, second entrance) of the Grace Street Parking Deck.

What to bring

  • JACard
  • List of medicines you are currently taking

Health insurance

The UHC currently does not accept any insurance as a form of payment. If there is a charge for any service rendered, the student is responsible for payment at the time of service.

Fees for your visit

There is no fee for simply visiting the clinic. However, if you receive a lab test or a vaccine, or are late to an appointment, there will be a fee. Here is a list of all our services that include a fee.

Payment options

  • Cash
  • Check (made payable to JMU)
  • FLEX (bring JACard)
  • Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit card in your name

Patient rights & responsibilities

The University Health Center strives to make its programs and services as accessible and inclusive as possible. Please let a staff member know if assistance is needed or the University Health Center is difficult to access for any reason.