The Ball State University Student Health Center, located in the Amelia T. Wood building, provides ambulatory health care for currently enrolled students. The Health Center is comprised of a medical clinic and Health Center Pharmacy on the first floor, the Women’s Center, Health Promotion and Advocacy, and the Center for Survivor Centered Support on the second floor, and a physical therapy unit and the Ball State Employee QuickClinic, on the lower level.
The Center for Survivor Support exists to give Ball State Students inclusive, survivor-centered support, through confidential advocacy. They respond to the impact of interpersonal violence and strive to create a community free from violence through education and prevention.
Behavioral Intervention Team:
The purpose of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is to advance a caring and supportive response to students who display behaviors that are worrisome or concerning.
The Counseling Center offers a variety of services for Ball State students including individual, group and self-guided therapy. They offer short-term treatment focused on helping students address their mental health concerns and promote resilience. All services are free and confidential.
The Women’s Center offers routine health screenings including Pap smears and contraception services. They also provide evaluation, treatment, education, and counseling for a variety of women's health problems, with ready access to referral sources if necessary.
Dining Services works with on-campus students who have dietary needs and/or dietary restrictions due to allergies, intolerances, and/or medical conditions.
Healthy Lifestyles Center
(Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being)
The primary goal of the HLC is to assist individuals in practicing healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve their personal health and well-being which will result in improved health outcomes of the population of Delaware County. A key feature of the HLC is to provide both individual and group consultations from the following healthy lifestyle professionals: dietitians, exercise physiologists, health educators, social workers, and audiologists, and medical students.
The 200,000-square-foot Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center provides students a variety of amenities for health and wellness including a multi-level fitness area, suspended track, five-court gymnasium, indoor turf, rock-climbing walls, outdoor pursuits rental center, tennis courts, intramural fields, volleyball courts, racquetball courts, Ball Gym Pool, and more!
Academic Department Courses
A number of academic departments offer courses and other opportunities for students to study the complex issues of drug abuse, the impact of society, as well as to prepare for careers in alcohol and drug counseling, patient care, and other related fields. The following units offer such courses and programs:
Looking to get more involved? The Office of Student Life has over 300 organizations for you to join!