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Health & Wellness Services

The Student Health Clinic is located on the ground floor of Appleby Center Residence Hall across from the CAPS Center. Before you visit, check out these frequently asked questions, download forms or check out helpful resources online. You can also find out more about health insurance, immunization and the meningitis vaccination.


An RN is available during open clinic hours:

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Students may make an appointment by calling the clinic at (706) 379-5160, or walking in during office hours.

Materials may be faxed to the clinic at (706) 379-4318. Email Linda Kniess, R.N., Director of Student Health and Wellness Services, with additional questions or concerns.

After-Hours Care

Students who need non-emergency medical care when the clinic is closed should notify their Resident Director or Resident Assistant who will assist them in contacting the nurse or obtaining medical attention in the local community.

On-Call Residence Life Coordinator Cell Phone: (706) 781-8393

Nurse's Cell Phone: (706) 897-6228

In Case of Emergency

In an emergency situation, call 911 immediately. Be sure to have someone stay on the line to talk to EMS personnel about the nature of the problem. It is usual procedure for the EMS dispatcher to notify the YHC Police Department about the call so that they can also assist.

Click here to obtain information and resources regarding sexual assault or sexual misconduct. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact any on or off campus resources for further information.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency/YHC Police: 911
On-Call Residence Life Coordinator: (706) 781-8393
On-Call Towers and Hillgrove Resident Assistant (RA): (706) 970-9002
On-Call Nurse: (706) 897-6228
On-Call Counselor: (404) 630-3764
Support in Abusive Family Emergencies Inc. 24-hour crisis hotline: (706) 379-3000


Student Life


Student Life