Campus Life

Health Services

Student Healthcare and Counseling Services

Health Services at Newberry College contributes to the physical, academic, emotional, and social development of students by providing quality health care for students who are physically ill, promoting healthy behaviors for all students through health education, and counseling students who are experiencing emotional/behavioral or learning difficulties.Health Services operates with a commitment to confidentiality, ethical behavior, and practices that reflect current research and professional standards.

Office Hours and Location

Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We are located behind the Science/Math building and across from Brokaw Hall. Services on campus are free of charge to all full-time students.

Available Services
Healthcare

•Assessment and treatment of acute illness.
•Collaborative work with the physician.
•Testing for strep, flu, pregnancy, glucose, and urinalysis
•Flu vaccines.
•Referrals to physicians, and resources within the community.
•Education on health related topics.

Physician services are contracted with Compass Family Medicine P.A., for illness, injuries, and ongoing allergy injections. The physician's service bill is separate and filed through the student's private insurance. Students will need to provide insurance information and co-pay for physician services.

Counseling

•Confidential assessments.
•Individual and group therapies.
•Collaborative work with physicians.
•Referrals to other resources on campus and within the community.
•Consultation and educational services to assist in fostering an environment supportive of the intellectual, emotional, and social development of students.

Staff

Martha Dorrell, MSW, LISW-CP
Director of Health and Counseling Services/Counselor
martha.dorrell@newberry.edu
Office: 803-321-5373
Fax: 803-321-5239

Penny Howard, CMA, AAMA
Certified Medical Assistant
penny.howard@newberry.edu
Office: 803-321-3316

Krystal Killom, FNP
Nurse Practitioner
kyrstal.killom@newberry.edu
Office:803-321-5271

Health Services Packet

Health Services Packet 2014-15

Health Services Packet 2015-16

Each student is required to complete a Health Services Packet, which includes a medical history form and a record of immunization. The Health Services packet may be mailed to Health Services, 2100 College Street, Newberry, SC 29108, faxed to Penny Howard @ 803-321-5239 or e-mailed. * The health forms for athletic participation are separate and need to be sent to the Athletic Office. If you have any questions regarding the athletic health forms, please contact 803-321-5166.