Emergency?

MEDICAL EMERGENCY?

If you have a health-related problem when the Wellness Center is closed, contact Residence Life staff (RA/RD). If it is an emergency, call 911.

IN A CRISIS?

If you have a mental health emergency after 4:30 P.M. or on weekends, contact your RD and/or one of the following crisis hotlines:

Jefferson County (740) 996-7127
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Text HOME to 741741

About Us

Located on the lowermost level of Finnegan Fieldhouse, the Wellness Center is available for enrolled students. Whether you have a health concern or questions regarding your health, you are encouraged to drop by or call for an appointment. To serve your needs, we have two branches at the Wellness Center. Counseling Services focuses on emotional and psychological health, and Health Services offers health education, prevention of illnesses, and primary medical care.

Wellness Center Mission

The mission of the Franciscan University of Steubenville Wellness Center is to foster a campus-wide environment where students’ vocations to pursue faith and reason are aligned with a healthful mind and body; ensuring a whole-person wellness approach which encourages student success.

Wellness Center Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m to noon, 1:00 PM to 4:30 a.m

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 PM to 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 PM to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 PM to 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. to noon, 1:00 PM to 4:30 p.m.

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Privacy and Confidentiality

All interactions with the Wellness Center are considered confidential in nature. By law, no one may access your health records without your consent. However, there are circumstances and situations in which Wellness Center staff may be required by law to break your confidentiality, possibly without your permission or knowledge. The exceptions to confidentiality include, but may not be limited to: if you indicate that you intend to physically hurt yourself; if you indicate that you intend to physically hurt someone else; involvement in a felony; or if a medical emergency threatens your life or the life of another and information from your record is needed to provide adequate care. Our staff are mandated reporters; we are required to report evidence of domestic violence, as well as the abuse and/or neglect of minors, elders, and persons with a developmental disability to child protective services and/or law enforcement. We may also be required to break confidentiality if we receive a subpoena from a court of law requesting documentation from services you have received at the Wellness Center. If you wish the Wellness Center to communicate with an outside party, such as a parent or professor, you will need to complete a Release of Information form, which you may request from the Wellness Center.