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Student Health Center

The Student Health Center is located on the ground floor of Carter Hall. The phone number is 724-938-4232. It is staffed by a medical director, nurse supervisor, certified registered nurse practitioner and registered nurses.

Staff hours

  • Medical Director (MD) and physician available 12 hours per week, M-W-F
  • Nurse Supervisor: 7a.m.-3p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Nurse practitioner: Monday-Friday (hours vary); Check providers calendar
  • Registered Nurse: On staff 24 hours a day, Monday-Friday
  • Saturday and Sunday OPEN from 7 p.m.-7a.m.; 24 Hour coverage resumes Monday at 7:00a.m.
  • In case of EMERGENCY, call 911 or Public Safety at 724/938-4299

Summer Hours 

  • 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday - Friday
  • Check Provider's calendar link below
  • Also posted at Health Center
  • No weekend hours

Download the Provider's (MD & CRNP) Schedule


The services offered included but not limited to:

  • Assessment/diagnosis and treatment
  • Urgent, emergent care & stabilization
  • Referrals to outside agencies as needed (specialist, emergency room, Med Express & outpatient testing)
  • Allergy, B12 and Depo Provera Injections
  • Rapid strep test
  • Urine screening
  • Education for healthy lifestyles
  • Women's Health Clinic will be held every other Wednesday of the month from 1:00pm - 3:00pm by appointment only.  Call 724/938-4232 to schedule.

Wellness Center Mission Statement

Office of the Nurse Practitioner/Health and Wellness Educator

Fran Fayish is the nurse practitioner/educator at California University of Pennsylvania. She is the adviser to HEART (Health Education Awareness Resource Team). The office currently employs student workstudies and graduate assistants.. Some of the major services offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Drug and alcohol awareness
  • Nutritionist visits (monthly)
  • STD programming and clinics
  • Stress and body image events
  • Annual Health Fair
  • Other semester activities/events

No Texting While Driving PSA

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No Texting While Driving PSA

Texting While Driving can be deadly!

Drive Safe---Drive Smart

“No Texting While Driving Public Service Announcement (PSA)” will be airing periodically on CUTV as a friendly reminder of this very serious issue. The PSA is in the rotation to air between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. Mondays through Fridays while school is in session throughout the fall and spring semesters. Questions? Please contact Fran Fayish in the Health and Wellness Center in Carter Hall. or at x5922

Medical Forms

Download the Medical Information Form (pdf)

Download the Meningitis Waiver Form (pdf)


Download Understanding Health Insurance for College Students (pdf)