The Student Health Center provides medical evaluation and care of student health concerns, both in an outpatient office setting, and an infirmary setting for round-the-clock care when needed. We strive to provide comprehensive primary medical care to W&L students.
Student Health and Counseling
University Counseling provides direct psychotherapy services, assessment of academic problems, and (with student consent) collaboration with faculty, administrative personnel, or parents to provide necessary supports for struggling students. Psychiatric consultation is also available.
My SSP (My Student Support Program) is a FREE confidential online counseling service offering mental health support and wellbeing resources for ALL Washington and Lee students via text, phone, or video 24/7. My SSP complements W&L's existing counseling services. Talking to an experienced professional at the right time can make a positive difference. My SSP is here to help you succeed.
Good health is essential to your academic success. Therefore, Washington and Lee University requires all full-time students to carry personal health insurance.
The Office of Health Promotion provides students with information about alcohol and other drugs, sexuality issues including sexual misconduct and sexual harassment, nutrition, stress management, and mental health issues such as depression and eating disorders. The goal of the Office of Health Promotion is to encourage students to make safe choices by having science-based information.
This Health Library provides the Washington and Lee community with information and resources on the most important health issues to college students.