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Parents, Guardians & Families

As the parent or guardian of a college-age student, you already know that the college experience can be both an exciting and challenging time. There are many things to think about when it comes to your student’s college years – doing well academically, making friends, managing finances, staying safe, and planning for the future. Know that Campus Health is here for you and your student as they navigate their time here at Tulane.

The Campus Health unit is comprised of three departments - The Health Center for Student Care, CAPS for Counseling Services, and The Well for Health Promotion. Please follow the links for detailed information: 


  • The Health Center for Student Care
    The Health Center, with locations on both the Uptown and Downtown campuses, provide comprehensive medical care through our Primary Care services, including evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic medical illnesses. Our Preventive Health services includes women's and men's health, nutrition, allergy shots and immunizations. We provide accessible, high quality medical care for students during their time at Tulane.
    Referral Coordination
    The Health Center provides Tulane students with the information and resources they need to access medical health care with a professional or specialist (such as allergists, orthopedics, OB/GYN, dermatologist, endocrinologists, cardiologists, etc.) in the New Orleans community. It is advisable to make an appointment with the Referral Coordinator, but referrals can be facilitated by phone as well. 
  • CAPS for Counseling Services
    CAPS offers a range of confidential counseling services to Tulane students including individual, group, and psychiatric services.
    Care Coordination
    The CAPS Care Coordinator provides Tulane students with the information and resources they need to begin or continue their mental health care with a professional in the New Orleans community.
  • Pharmacy
    The Campus Health Pharmacy, located on the first floor of The Health Center Uptown, fills and transfers prescriptions to or from other pharmacies as needed. In addition to filling most prescriptions, the pharmacy also carries a number of commonly needed over-the-counter medications. The Pharmacy will accept insurance plans participating in the Third Party Station (Pharmacy First) network for prescriptions.
  • The Well for Health Promotion
    The Well provides resources, programs and services that help Tulane students make healthy choices in support of their academic, personal and professional goals.

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  • Emergency, After Hours & Local Resources
  • Webinars
    These webinars help provide incoming students, current students, parents and guardians, and even staff and faculty, with information about Campus Health resources and services students can access to help them thrive during their time at Tulane.
  • Online Wellness Courses
    Campus Health aims to provide comprehensive health education to students and a component of that is providing useful information to students before they even set foot on campus. This foundation of knowledge will help students be prepared to stay healthy and safe during their transition into college. One program, Alcohol-Wise, offers information about alcohol so students are prepared to make safe decisions if they decide to drink. Consent & Respect teaches about consensual relationships, bystander intervention, and creating a community of care and concern. Kognito At-Risk trains students how to recognize signs of emotional distress in others and gives strategies on how to start a conversation about well-being.  All incoming students are required to complete these courses, and we encourage all parents/guardians to complete them as well and talk about them with your student. Learn how to access these courses.