Medical Services

The Student Health Center is committed to providing quality health care to the students of Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology. We offer many medical services, including:

  • Examination, diagnosis, and treatment of acute illness
  • Lab work (titers/serology, sickle cell tests, TB tests, urine drug screens are available for self-scheduling through the patient portal)
  • Gynecological/Well Woman exams
  • Confidential STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing and treatment
  • Immunizations (available for self-scheduling through the patient portal)
  • Nursing and Allied Health physicals
  • Injury care, sutures, wound care, and splinting

Telemedicine appointments are available for the following appointment reasons on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings: 

  • Abnormal lab results
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea without abdominal pain
  • Insomnia
  • Medication follow-up
  • Medication refill
  • Urinary symptoms

All appointments except those indicated above as being available for self-scheduling must be made by calling 409.880.8466. If you want to have a telemedicine appointment, please specify that when you call.


The Student Health Center operates a Class D (clinic) pharmacy, offering low-cost medication and supplies to LU and LIT students. Many medications ordered by our practitioners are available within the clinic pharmacy. We carry antibiotics, eye creams and drops, anti-fungal medications, non-narcotic pain relievers, and a few oral contraceptives.