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Counseling and Health Services
MSU's Counseling and Health Services is a full-service primary care clinic devoted to providing the MSU campus community with medical, dental and mental health care, without leaving campus.
  • Health clinic services include preventative care, allergy treatments, immunizations, treatment of illness, physicals and many other medical needs.
  • MSU's counseling center provides mental health and substance abuse counseling, as well as emergency and crisis options to our students.
  • MSU4U provides relevant awareness and support that fosters an integrated community of caring and enhanced well-being in order to reduce stigma and prevent suicide at Morehead State University.  MSU4U offers 24/7 access to resources such as online mental health screenings for depression and anxiety and skill-building tools to help you manage stress and academic life.
  • Dental services include X-rays, simple extractions and tooth-colored fillings, cleanings and more.
  • MSU's Sexual Assault Response Team works to provide a comfortable, safe environment for victims of sexual assault on campus where they can receive a medical examination by a licensed Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, as well as counseling services from a licensed therapist, all free of charge. 

Flu Vaccinations for Employees

Health Services will be offering flu vaccinations for employees beginning in October. Vaccination Information

Schedule an Appointment

An appointment is not necessary, but it is encouraged to decrease your wait time. Walk-ins are accepted throughout the day, but note that those with appointments or emergency needs will be seen first. Health clinic appointments may be scheduled by calling 606-783-2055 or by logging into the Online Patient Portal. You will use your MSU ID and password to login. 

To make an appointment with counseling services, visit 112 Allie Young Hall, or call 606-783-2123. 

Hours of Operation

Counseling and Health Services operates on the same hours as the University. Our services continue even when classes are not in session, but we are closed on all holidays observed by the University.  

Daily Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8.a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

After Hours:

If after-hours assistance is needed:
  • If it is an emergency, dial 911
  • You may also visit the St. Claire Regional Medical Center emergency department at 606-783-6500
  • Mental health crisis:
    • Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Crisis TEXT Line (FREE, confidential support): Text "Go" or "Start" to 741-741
    • Pathways Community Crisis Hotline: 606-324-1141
    • St. Claire Healthcare Crisis Line: 606-783-6661
    • MSU Campus Police: 606-783-2035 OR 911 (from on-campus phone)


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Now Accepting Medical and Dental Employee Patients

We are now expanding our services to employees and their spouses with their medical and dental needs as appointments are available. We provide illness care, immunization services, biometric screenings, and dental services, to name a few.

Dental Services

Counseling & Health Services now offers dental exams, fillings, extractions, cleanings and cosmetic laser whitening.

Fee Changes for Students

Rates for services available through MSU Counseling and Health Services change July 1, 2017.
  • MSU will submit charges to insurance companies for individuals covered under private, in network insurance plans.
  • Co-pays will be expected at the time of service, consistent with usual and customary practices in primary care clinics.  
  • Co-insurance and deductibles will be billed to the individual.  
  • Self-pay individuals not covered by a participating insurance will be charged $20 for office visits.  Additional fees for laboratory, immunizations, or procedures may also apply based on treatment. 
  • Self-paying individuals may apply as a part of a new sliding fee scale program. An application will be available for completion at the initial visit or anytime thereafter, and updated annually. Proof of income is required as a part of the sliding fee scale program. 
  • MSU Dental accepts most dental insurances and uninsured individuals receive a 50% discount.  
  • Individuals who miss an appointment without cancellation 24-hours in advance incur a $10 missed appointment fee.
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