•Examination and treatment for illness and minor injury
•Laboratory tests*
•Over-the-counter and prescriptive medications
•Allergy and Depo-Provera injections*
•Gynecological care
•Sexually transmitted disease testing*
•Referrals to specialists if needed
•Free condoms
•Emergency contraception

*All lab tests, with the exception of dip stick urinalysis, pregnancy tests and throat cultures, must be done during physician hours, 7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m., Monday–Friday. Students must be checked in at the Health Center no later than 8:30 am.

Fees for services at the Health Center are minimal and billed to the student account:

•Lab tests: An off campus lab will bill either the student’s health insurance, the student’s parent, or the student directly with the name of the Lab test performed and the fee. A minimal fee for lab collection will be charged to the student’s Lawrence account.
•Medication, prescribed by the physician and not stocked at the Health Center, will be ordered from a local pharmacy. If health insurance is used, the co-pay will be charged to the student’s Lawrence account. If the student is not covered by health insurance, the full amount will be charged to the student’s account.
•Injections are free if you supply the medication.


Consumer Prescription Center located at 2310 West College Ave. (Appleton) will assist our students with their prescriptions. It is a full service pharmacy and will make a daily delivery of prescriptions to campus. To transfer prescriptions please contact Consumer Prescription Center at 920-739-9232. Have ready your prescription number (Rx #), your current pharmacy name and its phone number.  Be sure to let Consumer Prescription Center know that you are a Lawrence Student and would like the prescription delivered to the Lawrence campus.  Then, notify the Health Center that your insurance information needs to be faxed to CPC (please make sure the health center has your most up-to-date health and prescription insurance cards).

Once established with Consumer Prescription Center, the student is responsible for calling in refills (check the medication bottle for number of refills available). You will need to provide your name, date of birth, prescription (Rx) number (usually located in left upper corner of prescription label); tell them you are a Lawrence student and would like the prescription delivered to the Lawrence campus. Consumer Prescription Center has a 24 hour / 7 day a week answering system so you may call in a refill at any hour. Refills must be called in by 11:00am for same day delivery.  For help with new prescriptions, please feel free to stop at the Health Center to talk to the nurse. Contact Health Services with any questions or concerns.

**Please note: Consumer Prescription Center does not deliver when classes are not in session.**

Appointments and Transportation

Family Care Providers

There are five family care providers who come to the Landis Health Center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Students must be checked in at the Health Center no later than 8:30 a.m. in order to see the doctor. Dr. Charles McKee is the health center’s medical director, and is from Primary Care Associates Clinic along with Dr. Stephen Fuller and Dr. Aaron Douglas. Dr. Dave Anderla and Dr. Kelli Heindel are associated with ThedaCare Physicians. No appointment is needed. The students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no money exchanged at the Health Center. The cost for the doctor appointment is $8. Strep tests, pregnancy tests and urine dipstick tests are done at the health center.  This cost will be applied to your student account.   All other labs are sent to the physicians’ laboratory and can be covered by insurance or private pay. These expenses will not be placed on the student’s account. You will receive a bill from the clinic with the name of the test(s) and the cost. 

Gynecological Appointments

Dr. Janine Buffo, board-certified family physician from ThedaCare of Menasha, comes to the Landis Health Center one or two Tuesdays a month when classes are in session. She has two appointment times (9 and 9:30 a.m.). The cost of the exam is $75 (with an additional $120 to $500 for lab specimens depending on what tests are to be done). Please check your insurance coverage prior to making an appointment, and bring a copy of your insurance to the appointment.
Dr. Buffo's appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call Health Services for information on scheduling an appointment


Campus Security will ONLY assist (when they are able) with off campus EMERGENCY doctor and dentist appointments. Campus Security will not leave campus between the hours of 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. and 4–6 p.m. Check with the residence life personnel in your hall or house for the bus schedules or Appleton taxi services; or ask a friend with a vehicle before asking for assistance from Security. You MUST notify the nurse of your need for transportation, and it MUST be an emergency.

Hours and Location

Hours for Health Services when classes are in session:


     7:30 a.m.–noon
     1 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Phone: 920-832-6574
Fax: 920-832-7488
Location: Level 2,
Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center

Physician Hours:

8 a.m.–8:45 a.m., Mon–Fri
**Students must be checked in at the Health Center no later than 8:30 a.m. in order to see the doctor.**



Dial 911 (campus emergency phone, dial 9-911)

Medical Advice:

Nurse Direct: 920-738-2230
ThedaCare: 920-830-6877

Doctor on Call:

Primary Care Associates 920-996-1000 or
ThedaCare North 920-738-4600

Be sure to identify yourself as a Lawrence University student.

Immediate Care Walk-in Clinic:

Located in the emergency room at St. Elizabeth Hospital

Affinity Urgent Care:

3329 North Richmond Street, Appleton

ThedaCare Fast Care:

Located in the ShopKo store—1000 W. Northland Avenue, Appleton
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Urgent Care Physicians:

3329 Express Ct., Appleton
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Local Hospitals:

St. Elizabeth Emergency Room
1506 South Oneida Street, Appleton

Appleton Medical Center Emergency Room

1818 North Meade Street, Appleton

About Health Services

Lawrence University Health Services meets the needs of the diverse student population in several distinct ways. On-site care and referrals provide for students with minor, acute and chronic illnesses. Health Services’ health maintenance programming — through awareness, teaching, individualized consultation and immunization clinics — contributes to present and future health for Lawrence University students.

Health Services works with a number of other campus offices, including Residence Life and Counseling Services, to maximize well being in the Lawrence community.

Health Services supports the educational mission of the university by striving to maintain a healthy student body able to focus on academic goals.

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