For Life-Threatening Emergencies, Call 911

After Hours Campus Resources

Macalester Safety
651.696.6555
The Macalester Security Department is committed to assisting all members of the Macalester College Community in providing for their own safety and security. When you call for assistance, give your name, describe the situation and provide contact information. Security can also connect you with other campus response personnel.

Macalester EMS
651.696.6555
Macalester has certified student EMTs on call Friday and Saturday nights (9pm — 2 am).  They will respond to health-related emergencies via calls to Macalester Security or the RHD on duty.

Medical Urgent & Emergency Resources

Local Hospitals with Emergency Rooms

In life threatening situations or when someone’s immediate safety is a concern, Emergency Departments are best equipped to provide care. The hospitals that are closest to Macalester where we were regularly refer students:

Regions Hospital
640 Jackson St, St Paul, MN 55101
651.254.3456

United Hospital
333 Smith Ave N, St Paul, MN 55102
651.241.8000

Urgent Medical Care

Urgent care facilities are for situations that require urgent (same day) attention but aren’t emergencies. These are the Urgent Care facilities nearest to Macalester.  

Alina Health Urgent Care 

Urgency Room

Fairview Urgent Care

Health Partners Urgent Care Clinic

Telehealth

All students have 24/7 access to medical advice through HealthiestYou, a national telehealth service. Visit www.telehealth4students.com to talk with a clinician who can help with minor illness or injury. If you are insured with United Student Healthcare Resources, (via Macalester) there is no fee for this service.  Students who have different insurance (via family or individual plan) have a $40 charge.

Nurse Care Lines

Most insurance companies offer a nurse care line option – check on the back of your insurance card for the telephone number. You can usually talk with a provider who can help determine if you should seek immediate medical care.

Mental Health Urgent & Emergency Resources

Emergency Mental Health Care

If this is a life threatening emergency, please call 911. For crisis counseling, psychiatric assessment, and possible admission for inpatient services, Emergency Departments are best equipped to provide care. The hospitals that are closest to Macalester where we were regularly refer students:

Regions Hospital
640 Jackson St, St Paul, MN 55101
651.254.3456

United Hospital
333 Smith Ave N, St Paul, MN 55102
651.241.8000
 

Poison Control
Hennepin Regional Poison Center
1.800.222.1222
24-hour phone consults with pharmacists certified and trained in poison information.

Urgent Mental Health Care

These are resources for situations that require in the moment or same day response but don’t require emergency care.

Press 2: 24/7 Urgent Mental Health Counseling
For times when you want to speak to a mental health counselor urgently.  Call the Hamre Center for Health & Wellness phone number: 651.696.6275, then press “2” and you will be connected to a counselor at ProtoCall, a phone counseling service that Macalester provides for students.

Urgent Care for Adult Mental Health
24 hour/7 day crisis phone support and mobile crisis teams and walk-in services available. See their website for times and locations.
402 University Avenue, St. Paul

651.266.7900

Walk-In Counseling Center
Walk-in services are available at two Twin Cities sites including one in St. Paul. 
612.870.0565
Hours and Locations

Sexual Violence Resources

SOS Sexual Violence Services
Provides services to victims of sexual assault, including 24 hour phone support, hospital outreach, advocacy, individual counseling, and referral.
651.266.1000