After Hours Support and Medical Care

Students needing medical advice call 214-768-2141, option 2, to reach a nurse on call 24/7.

Students experiencing a mental health crisis call 214-768-2277 to reach a counselor on call 24/7.

For serious medical situations such as a stroke, heart attack, severe bleeding, head injury, or other major trauma, go straight to the nearest EMERGENCY ROOM or call 911. Other critical conditions include severe abdominal pain; sudden dizziness, weakness, or loss of coordination or balance; sudden blurred vision or loss of vision; deep cuts or bleeding that won't stop; and loss of consciousness.

For COVID-19 emergencies such as trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, bluish lips, or face, call 911.


*NOTE:  Urgent Care Centers with an asterisk are covered by the SMU student insurance and have COVID-19 testing available.

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas: 8200 Walnut Hill Ln., Dallas, TX  214-345-6789, Emergency 214-345-7885*
  • Trusted ER: 6215 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 469-868-6322
  • Baylor Hospital: 3500 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX  214-820-0111, Emergency 214-820-2501*
  • Lakewood Emergency: 6101 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 469-414-3552
  • Baylor Scott and White Hospital-White Rock: 9440 Poppy Dr. Dallas, TX 214-324-6100, Emergency 214-324-6111*
  • Medical City Hospital: 7777 Forest Ln., Dallas, TX  972-566-7000, Emergency 972-566-7200*
  • Parkland Hospital (County): 5200 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX  214-590-8000*
  • UT Southwestern Clements Hospital: 6201 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX  214-633-4700*
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center: 1441 N. Beckley Ave. Dallas, TX.  214-947-8181*

*NOTE:  Hospitals with an asterisk are covered by the SMU student insurance.