Student Health Services

On-Campus Services

Oberlin College Student Health Services offers a wide range of health services to all students, regardless of which health insurance they have.

interior reception desk with a woman speaking on the phone
Interior reception desk of Student Health Services, a suite inside of Dascomb Hall.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

There is no copay for an appointment, however there may be a small fee for specialized services, lab tests, and medications. Payment is due at the time of service by credit/debit card, or Student Charge. Please make sure to bring your Oberlin College Photo ID with you.


  • Primary care services
  • General Medical Care + Preventive Care Services:

Annual physical exam

  • Pre-participation physical exams for study abroad, sports, camp
  • Immunizations
  • Medication administration
  • Visual acuity examination
  • Referrals to Counseling Center when appropriate
  • Referral to specialists when appropriate


  • Flu Vaccination and Treatment
  • Select lab tests are available on-site
  • Phlebotomy services provided free of charge
  • Testing that is not performed in-office will be sent to an external lab, and insurance will be billed. It is the student’s responsibility to contact their insurance provider to find out what will and will not be covered.
  • Students who have prescriptions or orders for lab work from an outside provider can have the labs drawn in Student Health, and results will be communicated to the ordering provider.

Acute Care Services:

  • Respiratory issues
  • Common Cold symptoms
  • Sore throat/ Strep throat testing and treatment
  • Influenza testing and treatment when indicated
  • Sinus/ nasal congestion Ear pain/ congestion
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Asthma
  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
  • Urinary problems
  • Skin problems
  • Eye problems
  • Muscle and/or joint pain
  • Minor injuries (sprains/ strains)
  • Abrasions
  • Minor burns/ sunburns
  • Animal bites
  • Splinter removal
  • Point of service testing (COVID, strep, flu, pregnancy, urinalysis)
    • More about Coronavirus—see ObieSafe
  • Routine medications will be dispensed, for example, antibiotics, antivirals, and antifungals, as indicated
  • Miscellaneous services (minor injuries, burns, cuts, scrapes)
  • Referrals to specialists, etc. as appropriate

Gynecological Services:

  • Wide range of services offered for students who identify as women + all students who were assigned female at birth.
  • Complete exams when indicated per current guidelines.
  • Pap smears + other health maintenance testing
  • Contraceptive counseling/ management
  • HPV vaccine

Sexual Health: 

  • General sexual health issues
  • Medication for HIV prevention (pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV [PrEP])
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and treatment


Fees (effective 8/1/2023)

All fees will be collected at the completion of the student health visit. Payment methods accepted – Visa, Mastercard, or charge to student bursar account.


Pap Smear - $10 procedure charge

Gyn Exam - $10 procedure charge; additional lab fees billed to health insurance

Ear Irrigation - $5 procedure charge

STI evaluation – No Charge; additional lab fees billed to health insurance

Suture Removal – No Charge

Dressing change – No Charge

Point of Care Testing 

(results received during student health appointment)

Hemoglobin - $5.00

Rapid Strep Test - $5.00

Rapid Mono Test - $5.00

Rapid Flu A & B - $15.00

Urinalysis – No Charge; may require additional testing with lab fees billed to health insurance

Covid Antigen – No Charge

Glucose – No Charge

Pregnancy – No Charge

Covid PCR – No Charge

Immunizations Charge per Dose – subject to availability

Flu – No Charge

HPV - $270.00

Polio - $50.00

Varicella - $160.00

MMR - $100.00

Hepatitis B - $60.00

Hepatitis A - $80.00

Tdap - $50.00

Td - $80.00

Meningococcal - $140.00

Meningococcal B - $230.00

Travel immunizations will be referred to the health department

Medications Dispensed from Student Health Center

A limited supply of antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, and steroids is available for $10 per prescription, or a prescription will be provided.


Campus Resource Contacts
Resource Contact
Campus Safety

Non-Emergency:  x58444
Emergency:  911

24 Hour Nurse Line 1-877-924-7758
Counseling and Psychological Services x58470
Dean of Students  x58462
HIV Testing


Multicultural Resource Center x58802
Office of Religious and Spiritual Life x58103
Philips Gymnasium x58519
Residence Life and Services x58472
Sexual Information Center x58135