Student Health Services

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine students are required to carry and provide proof of medical insurance. Students who are enrolled at the school of medicine are eligible for the TCU sponsored insurance plan, but are not required to purchase the plan. Family members of students enrolled at the school of medicine are not eligible for the TCU sponsored insurance plan. Health services at TCU’s Brown-Lupton Health Center are available to all currently enrolled, degree seeking students regardless of their insurance coverage. Students at the school of medicine may choose to seek their care at the TCU Brown Lupton Student Health Center. Students are encouraged to schedule their healthcare appointments during the “white space” in the curriculum.

The Brown Lupton Student Health Center on the TCU main campus is located at:
2825 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
Phone: 817.257.7940

The hours of operation are as follows:
Fall and Spring Semester Clinic and Pharmacy Hours:
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm (students must check in by 4:30pm)

Summer Clinic Hours
Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Summer Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday 11am-4:30pm

Winter Break Hours (undergraduate calendar)
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

The Brown Lupton Student Health Care Services

Primary Care

  • Chronic disease management
  • Illness and injury care
  • Immunizations
  • TB Tests
  • Laboratory services
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Physical exams
  • Physical therapy evaluation
  • Prescriptions and over-the-counter medications
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Testing
  • Wart treatments

TCU Pharmacy

At the TCU Pharmacy, students have easy access to a full-service pharmacy located conveniently within the Health Center.

Women’s Health

  • Annual well-woman exam
  • Breast health assessments
  • Contraceptive counseling
  • Contraceptive prescriptions
  • Emergency contraception prescriptions
  • HIV testing
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Menstrual problems management: severe menstrual cramps, irregular cycles, absence of menses, PMS
  • Pregnancy testing and referrals
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) diagnosis and treatment
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) diagnosis and treatment
  • Vaginal infections diagnosis and treatment

Allergy Clinic

Psychiatry

Staff psychiatrists are available by appointment, accepting referrals from the counseling center and our medical providers.

Nutrition

Do you have questions about nutrition? Are you on your own for the first time and just not sure what to eat? Then schedule an individual nutrition consultation with a Registered Dietitian.

  • Nutrition Appointments
  • Healthy eating
  • Portion control
  • Weight management
  • Physician Prescribed Diets
  • Specific dietary needs

To schedule an appointment for a nutrition consultation you can contact Shelley Roaten at 817.257.5268 or email her at s.roaten@tcu.edu.

Student Health Insurance

All SOM students must either purchase the TCU Health Insurance Plan or provide proof of outside health insurance coverage prior to matriculation and yearly throughout medical school. Health Insurance is required of all SOM students. All SOM students are eligible to enroll in the TCU Health Insurance Plan.

Student Disability Insurance

The School of Medicine will procure disability insurance coverage for all students. A formal arrangement will be made with an insurance partner to provide student disability coverage through an AMA endorsed plan. Students will be informed of the plan during pre-matriculation onboarding and yearly thereafter.

Malpractice and Professional Liability Insurance

The School of Medicine requires and provides all students with malpractice and professional liability insurance coverage.