Latest News & Updates
COVID-19 vaccine The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center has received an additional first-dose supply of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech) and is currently accepting first-dose vaccination appointments online for the week of April 12-16. You may sign up here. All SMU students, faculty and staff are eligible.
COVID-19 testing The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center continues to offer COVID-19 testing Monday through Friday. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment please call 214-768-2141. Most insurance plans cover all or part of the cost of COVID-19 testing. The Health Center will pick any portion of the COVID-19 testing costs not covered by an insurance claim. The Health Center will also make financial arrangements for students needing to test but who may not have insurance or the resources to pay for it. Please call 214-768-3408.
Appointments must be scheduled in advance before arriving at the Health Center (medical and counseling). Please, no walk up appointments. 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.
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.