Student Health Services

RC Student Health Services

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Address: 211 High Street, Salem, Virginia 24153.
Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm   Monday - Friday
Phone: 540.375.2286

All currently enrolled full-time students are eligible for our confidential services, which include:

  •  Evaluation and treatment of most medical conditions and minor injuries
  •  Primary care services for members of the campus LGBTQ+ population    
  •  Reproductive/Sexual Health - includes birth control and Plan B     
  •  Lab testing- includes strep, influenza, mono, pregnancy, STI, and urine testing      
  •  Allergy injections and immunizations       
  •  Wellness resources, including apps for relaxation, nutrition, diet, and exercise      
  •  Consultation for psychological and stress issues       
  •  Referrals to community health care providers       
  •  Health education
  •  Wound care

There is no charge for routine visits. However, in-house lab testing, special exams, physicals, allergy injections and immunizations or other injections incur charges payable by cash, check, maroon money or most major credit cards.

Information regarding lab testing and fees can be found here.

Appointments can be made via the student health portal at and using your RC username and password to log in or by calling the office at 540-375-2286. 

The web portal also allows students to:

  • Schedule, change or cancel health appointments
  • Securely message their provider
  • Complete forms prior to an appointment
  • Review lab results
  • Upload and update health forms

Health Insurance:
Students should carry a copy of current insurance information, including prescription cards, to all healthcare provider visits.

International students are required to have health insurance coverage and will automatically be enrolled in HTH worldwide health plan (GeoBlue).  For more information regarding insurance for international students, please contact Roanoke College Department of International Education.

Local pharmacies are conveniently located along Main Street:                           

  • Brooks Byrd     540-389-8111
  • CVS                 540-387-4567
  • Walgreens        540-387-2901
  • Wal-Mart          540-375-2624
  • Kroger              540-387-2481

Questions? Click here for some frequently asked questions or call us at 540-375-2286