Make an Appointment
To make an appointment, please call 817-257-7940 to speak with a nurse to make an appointment.
If a nurse is unavailable to take your call, please leave the following information in a voice message:
- Your name.
- Your TCU ID number.
- The best phone number for us to call you back.
- When you will be available to take the call.
Our nurses return every voicemail with this information by 5PM on weekdays. Please leave one message with all of the above information on our voicemail, and we will call you back in the order the messages are received.
Many insurance providers include 24/7 access to telemedicine. Check with your insurance carrier for more details. The TCU Student Health Insurance Plan offers 24/7 access to telemedicine for free through HealthiestYou.
The federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency declaration ended effective May 11, 2023.
What does this mean for TCU?
- TCU’s COVID self-reporting tool is no longer active. Students, faculty and staff will report COVID illness in the same method other illnesses are reported.
- Students – Report absences to instructor and see the Absence Documentation Form from the Dean of Students Office.
- Faculty and Staff Employees – Refer to TCU Faculty & Staff Handbook for employee leave policies and information regarding student absences.
- We will continue to offer self-tests for students, faculty and staff at the Health Center.
- If you test positive, follow instructions outlined by the CDC.
Read more information about the end to the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
From 9:30 to noon and 1 to 4:00 on Monday through Friday, we are offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster for TCU students, faculty, and staff.
No appointment required. Walk-in only.
Self-test kits are available for all TCU students, faculty, and staff members for free at the front desk of the health center.
988 is now designated as the three-digit dialing code routing callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
- Thoughts of suicide
- Mental health or substance use crisis, or
- Any other kind of emotion distress
People can call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.
The TCU Counseling and Mental Health Center has a 24/7 counseling helpline that offers telephone counseling to all TCU students anytime, day or night, and even during semester breaks. Students can call the helpline at any time (even when Center is open) to speak with a trained counselor who is familiar with the resources at TCU . If you feel the need to talk with a counselor, please call 817-257-7233. Read more.
When to Get a COVID-19 Test
- If you have COVID-19 symptoms
- At least 5 days after known or suspected close contact to COVID-19
- For screening (schools, workplaces, congregate settings, etc.)
- Before and after travel
- When asked by a healthcare professional or public health official