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Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness
Accessing Health and Wellness Services
When is the Hamre Center open?
Hamre hours for the 2022-2023 academic year when classes are in session are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.
During Fall Break (October 20th & 21st) Hamre hours will be 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
Hamre will be closed the day prior to Thanksgiving (Nov. 23).
The last day Hamre is open for fall semester is the last day of finals (Friday, Dec. 16). Hamre will reopen for reduced hours (Monday-Friday 1-4 p.m.) Jan. 9 and resume regular hours on the first day of spring classes (Thursday, Jan. 19).
How can I talk to a counselor or find medical care immediately when the Hamre Center is closed?
If you would like to talk to a counselor immediately while the Hamre Center is closed, please call Press 2, our 24/7 counselor support line at 651-696-6275 and press 2 when directed.
If you would like to access medical care immediately while the Hamre Center is closed, please see Urgent and Emergency Care which includes Access Nurse: A nurse triage phone line that is free and available 24/7 to all Macalester students. The Access Nurse can be reached by calling the Hamre Center (651-696-6275) and selecting option 3 when prompted.
Where can I find Minnesota-based counseling services?
How can I get to the Hamre Center?
If you are scheduled for an in-person appointment or need to pick something up from the Hamre Center, please use the South entrance of the Leonard Center. Only students will have card access through the South entrance of the Leonard Center during office hours.
I need care after hours.
If you need care after hours, please visit Urgent and Emergency Care for resources. If this is an emergency, please call 911.
Masks are Expected in the Hamre Center
The Hamre Center is an active clinical site. Following recommendations by the CDC, masks are still expected in this space through at least the end of the Fall 2022 semester. If you forgot your mask, we have one for you! Thanks for helping us keep our community safer.
Macalester Patient Portal
Our secure patient portal allows you to communicate with Hamre Center health care providers, make limited medical appointments, complete forms, and update and get a copy of your immunization record.
Online scheduling for Medical Appointments is coming soon.
First-Generation, BIPOC, International and/or LGBTQIA+ students, for resources to support you in navigating your college experience at Macalester, visit the Counseling Services Identity Specific Resource page, the Disability Services Resource page, the Department of Multicultural Life Resource page, International Student Program page, and/or the Career Exploration Advisor for Underrepresented Students.
24/7 Medical Resource for Students
Macalester has a nurse triage phone line for students. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access Nurse can be reached by calling the Hamre Center (651-696-6275, Deaf, Hard of Hearing or Speech Limited Callers can access these numbers through MN Relay 711) and selecting option 3 on the voice mail message. If you call during office hours and reach a staff member, ask to be connected to the nurse line. Access Nurse is familiar with emergency referral resources in the area and will provide the Hamre Center with a report of the call. You can either share your name when you call or can remain anonymous. The call is always free.
Mental Health Resources
JED campus is a signature program of the JED Foundation (JED) designed to guide schools through a collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program and policy development with customized support to build upon existing student mental health, substance use and suicide prevention efforts.