Student Health Center and Services

The college operates a student health center. Cases requiring emergency treatment after office hours may receive care from the Marshall County Hospital Emergency Room or the Memphis Methodist Hospital. Local doctors are used for office calls. Complete physical examinations are required for admission to Rust College. The main objective of the health center is to keep the student in the classroom and as healthy as possible. Seminars and workshops are an essential part of the program. All professional services are delivered with attention to confidentiality. In the event of a serious illness or injury, parents or guardians will be notified at the discretion of the staff.

Available Health Services

  • Referrals to local clinics
  • Mental health
  • Drug screening
  • Blood drives
  • Wound care
  • Annual physical examination for athletes

Hours Of Operation

Weekday OpenClosed for LunchOpen
Monday8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location – Shaw Hall
Contact Information – (662)-252-9900

Appointments are not required; students are served through a walk-in system.

Insurance

The student health insurance is coordinated by Educational and Institutional Insurance Administrators, Inc. It is an EXCESS plan and will only pay after any other valid and collectible insurance has paid or denied an eligible claim. Students must be actively enrolled and insured at the time the expense is incurred. The expense must be incurred within 104 weeks of the date of sickness. You may contact the following to become familiar with the benefits offered.

NAHGA Claims Services
P.O. Box 189
Bridgeton, ME 04009
Email: eii@nahga.com
(800) 952-4320
Fax (207) 647-4569

Medical Excuse Policy

The Student Health Center provides medical excuses to take to their faculty confirming medical treatment. Students under treatment for health reasons outside of Student Health Services (SHS) may bring documentation to SHS to be submitted to their health record.

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