Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness Office Our Vision is to hold student health as a priority by providing comprehensive health care to educate, support and encourage students how to achieve a lifetime of optimum health and total wellness encompassing body, mind and spirit.

Our Mission is to provide the Schreiner University community with personal and confidential quality health care in a caring and engaging environment, and to encourage healthier lifestyle choices through health and wellness education, programming and services.

Our Goal is for each student to achieve maximum academic success by achieving and maintaining maximum mental and physical health.

Schreiner University Health Clinic and Wellness Department offers many services directed at education and wellness, as well as to assist students when they are injured or sick.  Information regarding health, nutrition, and  prevention of illness and disease is presently available throughout the year.  Watch for flyers around campus.  Interest in additional programs for your group should be brought to the attention of Health Clinic nurse or the Wellness coordinator.

Information regarding numerous health-related matters is available from the Health Clinic and Wellness coordinator.  The Health Clinic waiting area is well stocked with pamphlets relating to all areas of health and wellness.  The staff are ready to assist with any needs or questions students may have.  Staff members are available to discuss any specific concerns or requests for information.  All health records and discussions with the staff or the nurse are private and confidential.

Health Clinic and Wellness Department Location and Contact Information
In the Mountaineer Fitness Center (map)

Health Clinic
Mountaineer Fitness Center #202
2100 Memorial Blvd. CMB 6250
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
Phone (830) 792-7279
Fax (830) 217-3568

Wellness Department
Mountaineer Fitness Center #301
2100 Memorial Blvd. CMB 6248
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
Phone (830) 792-7486

Health Clinic Fall/Spring Hours
Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm
     (except holidays)
Nurse Appointment Hours:
 M-Th 9am-4pm, F 9am-12pm
Please call to schedule an appointment

Summer Hours
Limited Hours- Please call to schedule an appointment  

Doctor’s Notes
A doctor’s note for absences in classes are ONLY given when medically necessary, and ONLY given by the doctor/nurse. Please schedule your visits around your class schedule.

If needing medical attention after hours, care needs can be directed to your resident hall director, resident assistant, or Security at 830-739-1111. If a life threatening emergency, call 911 (you may need to dial 9 for an outside line). If not a life threatening situation, you may call Peterson Medical Associates at 830-258-7762 and ask for the doctor on call or schedule an appointment with the campus nurse during business hours.

Emergencies include such life threatening conditions as:
•    Difficulty breathing
•    Major injury
•    Severe bleeding that won’t stop
•    Unconsciousness or drug overdose
•    Convulsions that will not stop

New Meningococcal Vaccine State Law Update as of October 1, 2013:
All *entering students 22 years or younger
must have received the meningococcal vaccination within the past five years and
● 10 days prior to moving onto campus
● 10 days prior to the first day of classes or participation in University activities (athletics, etc.)
*By definition, “entering students” includes all students new to Schreiner University and includes those students who have had a break in enrollment of at least one fall or spring semester from any college or university including as a student at Schreiner University.
The Health Clinic requests the vaccination certification be submitted at least 15 days prior to the earliest date to allow adequate time for processing: either moving on to campus or first day of classes or participation in University activities (athletics, etc.).

Requirements as of October 1, 2013
>>New Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement<<
(printable document will be available here soon)


Last tetanus booster within past 10 years

Primary Series completed, including booster vaccine

Two doses or Certificate of Immunity documented by a healthcare  office

•  VARICELLA (Chicken Pox)
Two doses or Certificate of Immunity documented by a healthcare office 
Three doses or Certificate of Immunity documented by a health care office

Recommended annually

Health Insurance Requirement:

All international students are REQUIRED
to provide to the Health Clinic proof of existing health insurance coverage each year while enrolled at Schreiner University prior to the first day of class of each semester.

Nursing students are REQUIRED
to be insured under a health care plan and must provide proof to the nursing program administration.

All Schreiner students are highly encouraged to be covered under a health care plan.
Please provide the Health Clinic with a copy of the front and back of your health insurance card so the staff can better serve your health needs.

Please call the Health Clinic at 830-792-7279 for any assistance required.