The mission of the Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness is to create a healthy community by working with students to achieve physical, emotional and social well-being while promoting the value of life-long learning and health.
Hours and Contact Info
If you need health care services during the time we are closed, please refer to the After-Hours and Off-Campus resources
Fall 2018 Hours
Days Resource/Providers Hours Open*
Monday & Friday Medical 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Counseling 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday Medical 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Counseling 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wellness Lounge (Rm 55 LC) 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm**
Thursday Medical 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
Counseling 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
* Front desk support is available whenever the office (Rm 53 in LC) is open for questions, making appointments, purchasing Plan B, etc.
** The Wellness Lounge is a student-managed space. It is a place to relax, color, pick up some safer sex products and get information about health promotion activities.
The Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness is located in the Leonard Center. Handicapped parking is available at the south building entrance. Other parking is available on Snelling Avenue or a side street. On the College Campus Map, we are in building 11.
We provide a variety of counseling services to best meet the mental health needs of our students. Students can schedule individual appointments with the Macalester counseling staff, join one of our on-campus counseling groups, meet with a provider regarding medication, or access 24/hour phone counseling.
Primary care services are provided for full-time registered students by a physician, nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, and a medical assistant.
A certified health educator assisted by student health promotion assistants, leads the health promotion initiatives for the campus.
The Laurie Hamre Center for Health & Wellness oversees the health insurance enrollment for Macalester. All Macalester students are required to have health insurance—either their own or the plan offered by Macalester.
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