The Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness offers integrated medical, counseling, health promotion, and sexual violence prevention services and programs for all students and serves as resource supporting the entire Macalester community’s effort to build a healthy campus. We are dedicated to providing care, support, and connection to resources for students of all identities.
Fall 2019 Hours
|Medical||9am – 4:45pm||9am – 4:45pm||9am – 4:45 pm||10am – 4:45pm||9am – 4:45pm|
|Counseling||9am – 4:45pm||9am – 7pm||9am – 7pm||10am – 7pm||9am – 4:45pm|
|Wellness Lounge||7 pm – 10 pm||6 pm – 8 pm||7 pm – 10 pm||6 pm – 8 pm|
- If you need care after hours, please visit Urgent and Emergency Care for resources. If this is an emergency, please call 911.
- Front desk support is available whenever the office (Rm 53 in LC) is open for questions, making appointments, purchasing Plan B, etc.
- Wondering where the PAWS@Mac dogs are today? Find more information and their schedule here.
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.
News and Updates
Hamre Center September 2019 Newsletter
Read about SEXY Education programming, meet the new Director, learn about this fall’s Wellness Groups, and more!
Read the September 2019 Newsletter
New Students Entering Fall 2019
Welcome! Please go to the New Student Portal to access the information and forms for all new students. Note: Health Insurance enrollment/waive out will be available July 8, 2019, with a deadline of August 23, 2019. Read the Health & Wellness First-Year Requirements FAQ
Returning Students – Health Insurance Reminder!
All students must waive out or enroll in the Macalester-offered health insurance plan every year. The deadline to enroll or waive out is August 23, 2019. The costs of the plan is automatically put on every student’s bill – if your current health insurance meets Macalester’s requirements and you do not want the Macalester-offered plan, you must waive out to have the charge removed from your account.
Easily Find Local Counselors
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with MiResource, a tool to help Macalester students easily and confidentially find the right local off-campus provider. You can search by your specific care needs, insurance/payment options, and geography. Learn more
QPR Training on Thursday, September 12th at 11:30 am in the Harmon Room, lunch will be served. Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.
Accessibility Advocacy Workshop on Wednesday, September 18th at 12:00 pm (11:45 am for lunch) in the Harmon Room. Disability doesn’t have to be a scary word. This Student led and supported (Jennifer Kohler, ’20, Dylan Larsen, ’20) workshop will equip students to:
- Talk with their professors about accommodations
- Learn about their rights under the ADA
- Develop a concrete plan for speaking with their professors
Junk About The Junk* on Thursday, September 26th at 12:00 pm (11:45 am for lunch) in the Harmon Room. *Junk = Penis and Testicles How often have you thought, “Is that normal??” when seeing a penis? Come learn more from Brian Bradway, Hamre Center Physician Assistant, about anatomy and that the penis is not just something that fascinates the owner. We will also try to debunk myths and provide insight.
To learn about other upcoming events, please visit our Events page.