Student Health Services

Coronavirus Updates and Flu Vaccine

If you feel sick and have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, or shortness of breath), CALL your health care provider in advance.

Please do not show up at a clinic, urgent care, or another health facility without calling first.

If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 infection—such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle/body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea /vomiting, or diarrhea—OR have been in close contact* with someone who has confirmed COVID-19, you should: Seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor's office or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms. Avoid contact with others. Do not travel while sick. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Appointments for flu shots are available in Student Health Services. Existing Wright State Physicians patients can schedule an appointment through the patient portal. Students can also make an appointment for a flu shot by calling or texting Wright State Physicians at 937-245-7200.


Student Health Services is your source for primary health care and wellness services. We provide acute and primary care services, promote health awareness, educate you about preventive care, disease management, and therapeutic choices, and help you develop the skills to manage your health.


    Currently, we are unable to accept walk-in appointments due to COVID-19. Please make an appointment by calling or texting 937-245-7200 or request an appointment through the patient portal.

    What to bring to your appointment:

    • A physical copy of insurance card,
    • Your Wright1 Card

    Location and Hours

    We have moved to the Wright State Physicians Health Center, 725 University Boulevard (behind the Nutter Center)

    Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
    (closed for lunch from noon–1 p.m.)

    News and Announcements

    Wright State to implement student health insurance requirement starting this fall

    "Health insurance can help ensure that students have access to reliable medical care while also protecting them from unplanned medical bills."

    COVID-19 vaccination reporting and giveaway now open for Wright State employees, students

    Collecting data on the vaccination status of employees and students will help the university and the COVID-19 Task Force make informed decisions about public health practices and policies.

    COVID-19 vaccines available to Wright State students, employees at walk-in clinic on Aug. 19

    The vaccine clinic will be held during Operation Move-In on Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Union Apollo Room on the Dayton Campus.

    View all Student Health Services news and announcements

    After-Hours and Emergencies


    Call 911

    If you're experiencing:

    • Severe difficulty breathing
    • Head injury with loss of consciousness
    • Motor vehicle accident injuries
    • Acute chest pain with no recent history of a respiratory infection
    • Severe abdominal pain
    • Deep cuts that require stitches
    • Broken bones
    • Feelings of hurting yourself or others

    Local Health Care Facilities

    Mental Health

    Raider Cares is Counseling and Wellness Services' 24-hour crisis phone service. The Raider Cares line is staffed by off-site mental health professionals providing emotional support, assistance, crisis intervention and suicide prevention to current Wright State students experiencing emotional distress. Call Raider Cares at 855-224-2887 (TTY: 855-327-9151).

    *Close contact is defined as being within approximately 6 feet of a person with confirmed COVID-19 for a prolonged period of time, or having direct contact with infectious secretions of a COVID-19 case (e.g., being coughed on) without wearing personal protective equipment.