During the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments are required before arriving at the health center for everyone's safety. The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center hours are currently Monday - Friday, 9:00A - 4:00P. Please call 214-768-2141 to make an appointment.
Nurse Advice Line for After Hours
The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center has an after hours Nurse Advice Line available for students. Any time the Health Center is closed, you can call our regular telephone number (214) 768-2141 and select option #2, to speak with a registered nurse who will assist you in obtaining the appropriate care.
After Hours Counseling
The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center provides a counseling line for students to use any time they need it. Students may call Counseling Services at (214) 768-2277, option 2 to speak to a trained counselor 24/7.
Where to go for Urgent Care or Emergency Care
When the Health Center is closed, urgent or emergency medical care is available from urgent care facilities and hospital emergency departments in the nearby community.
If you have a critical medical situation, go straight to the nearest EMERGENCY ROOM or call 911.
If your symptoms are not life threatening, you should seek care from an Urgent Care facility. This would be most cost-effective and provide you with timely care.
Click here for a list of facilities in this area.
Latest News & Updates
COVID-19 vaccine. Initial supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine have not yet arrived at SMU. Once received, the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center will be administering the vaccine in phases according to the state’s vaccination plan, starting with campus health care workers and first responders. The University will provide more information about vaccine registration and distribution details to our campus community as supplies become available. Read More
COVID-19 testing available. The Dr. Bob Smith Health center is able to conduct a clinician ordered COVID-19 test for students who meet testing criteria. Most insurance plans cover all or part of the cost of COVID-19 testing. The Health Center is committed to making financial arrangements for students needing the test but who may not have insurance or the resources to pay for it. To make an appointment, please call 214-768-2141.
Appointments must be scheduled in advance before arriving at the Health Center (medical and counseling). Please, no walk up appointments. Students off-campus during winter break will still have access to all after hours services. To schedule an appointment, please call 214-768-2141. More information about our hours and locations, found here.
The Pharmacy is open. Electronic prescriptions from your provider are preferred. Pickup available at the door or curbside. Click here for more information.