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Winter Break Closure

The General Medicine Clinic will be closed Dec. 17–Jan. 15.
Urgent Care will be closed Dec. 21–Jan. 2.

The General Medicine Clinic, which is staffed by experienced Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, provides evaluation and treatment for a wide variety of medical concerns. Examples of medical conditions frequently evaluated in this clinic include:

  • fever
  • sore throat
  • upper respiratory illness
  • eye and ear problems
  • abdominal pain
  • chest pain
  • skin conditions

Some appointments such as physical exams or general evaluations for anxiety, depression, and eating disorders can only be scheduled by calling the UHC. Appointments are 20 minutes long which provide ample time for your evaluation and to have all of your questions answered. Appointments can be made by calling (540) 568-6178. Appointments are typically available within 24-48 hours (Monday-Friday). We also have self-care guides which are helpful for students with common illnesses.


Information to know prior to your visit


Services and Costs
We accept cash, check (made payable to JMU), FLEX, Discover, MasterCard or Visa (if the credit card is in the student's name), Flexible Spending Account Cards (health flex benefits cards), Android Pay and Apple Pay.

General Medicine Hours

Regular hours:

Mon. - Wed. 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. 
Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Closed for lunch 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

After Hours

Sentara RMH Emergency Dept.
Emergicare
MedExpress
Valley Urgent Care
Velocity Urgent Care

Most insurance providers have 24-hour nurse advice lines; we encourage students to utilize this option if it is available through their insurance.

Emergency

JMU Police Department (for on-campus emergencies): 540-568-6911
For off-campus emergencies: 911

If JMU is closed or delayed, the UHC will be on the university's schedule. If you have an appointment during the time we're closed, please reschedule using MyJMUChart or by calling 540.568.6178 option 2.

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