James B. Ellison, Sr. Student Health Center

Student Health Center Services

The SHC provides health care for all students registered in the current semester with four (4) or more credit hours. Students have access to and are encouraged to use the services of the SHC during their normal hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Services offered to students are as follows: 

Diagnostic Testing (urinalysis, blood sugar, strep, etc.)

Counseling and instruction regarding care of acute and chronic disease
Flu shots and other immunizations Travel Clinic
Stabilization of emergencies Pharmaceuticals
Free HIV/AIDS and STI Testing Health Education
Health Screenings Physicals


Any students who wish to participate in a College athletic program (football, basketball, tennis, track, etc.) must have a COMPLETE physical under the supervision of the Morehouse College physician. The physical must be obtained PRIOR to engaging in any formal athletic activity, sanctioned training or practice sessions. Physicals are scheduled by the coach and College physician. In addition, any student desiring to participate in the College's athletic program(s) must complete and return an Insurance information form


The Student Health Center offers the following immunizations to students (when available): 

Required Immunizations: 
  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis)
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Meningitis
The Student Health Center also provides the following immunizations for students' prior to international travel: 
  • Yellow Fever
  • Typhoid

Students can also come to the Student Health Center for a flu shot during flu season.