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Fees & Access

The Student Health and Wellness Fee supports the operations of Campus Health, which offers Tulane Students comprehensive medical, mental health, and health promotion services through The Health Center for Student Care, CAPS for Counseling Services, and The Well for Health Promotion. 

Co-Pays at The Health Center

All visits at The Health Center will require the collection of co-pays, co-insurances, or deductibles at the time of visit. The Health Center will accept credit card payment or can bill your charges to Accounts Receivable.  All unpaid charges will be automatically transmitted to Accounts Receivable. Beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year, Campus Health will bill third-party insurance. Review the Financial Policy & Student Responsibility details.

Student Health and Wellness Fee ▾

All students who have paid the Student Health and Wellness Fee have access to Campus Health services or programs.

  • The fee is automatically assessed to most degree-seeking (full-time undergraduate, graduate, and professional) students. 
  • Students (part-time, professional advancement, or other) who are not automatically assessed the fee must pay the semester fee in order to have access to services provided by Campus Health. The fee will be charged at the time of service. Students who are not automatically assessed the fee may use our Referral Coordinator (for medical services) or CAPS Care Coordinator (for mental health services) to locate a community provider.  

Please note that the Student Health and Wellness fee is not insurance nor does it provide health insurance. 

Fee Structure

  • Fall Semester (July 1-December 31): $320.00
  • Spring Semester (January 1-June 30): $320.00
  • Graduating seniors who have paid the spring semester fee and will not be continuing at Tulane may utilize services until May 31.
  • Students who are not automatically assessed the fee may use the Health Center Referral Coordinator or the CAPS Care Coordinator to locate a community provider.  

Services covered

  • Nurse Advice Line, available 24/7
  • The Line for mental health support, available 24/7
  • Access to care from The Health Center Uptown or Downtown
  • Access to care from CAPS for Counseling Services
  • Tulane Emergency Medical Services
  • Care Coordination from CAPS
  • Referral Coordination from The Health Center 
  • Access to health and wellness web resources, including Student Health 101
  • Free safer sex supplies
  • Assistance with using and navigating health insurance
  • Health promotion workshops and programs
  • Flu vaccination and prevention
Other Fees ▾

Services that incur additional charges may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Physical health visits
  • Laboratory tests
  • Injections
  • Medical procedures
  • Physical examinations (form/document physicals)
  • Medications
  • Medical supplies (bandages, splints, braces, crutch rental, etc.)
  • Appointment no show (and late arrivals)
  • Care received outside Campus Health

Payments Options

Payment for these services is expected at the time of service. Campus Health accepts most credit cards, Splash/debit cards and Accounts Receivable as payment for services. Campus Health will bill the student's account for any unpaid charges. Review the Financial Policy & Student Responsibility details.


Any person presenting in acute distress and in need of immediate attention or service, will be assessed and cared for based on best practice which could include calling New Orleans Emergency Medical Services (NOEMS) or a referral to a community provider. The mission of Campus Health is to ensure that all students receive the best and most appropriate care possible. Read more about emergency care.