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Northwest Missouri State University


Wellness Services

Wellness Services

Mission:  With every interaction, contribute to the holistic wellness of every person.

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Welcome to University Wellness Services!

Office Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday

Our Services

University Wellness Services, located on the northwest corner of campus in the Wellness Center, delivers high quality care to Northwest students.  Wellness Services provides a multitude of services for our students, including:

  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Personal Development and Counseling
  • Outpatient Clinical Services
  • Public Health Services
  • Nutrition Services

Along with these, Wellness Services is a key player in many other campus initiatives and programs, including suicide prevention, sexual violence prevention and response, substance abuse prevention and response, and behavioral guidance and support efforts.  Wellness Services also partners with Athletic Training to provide on-site medical care to Northwest student athletes.  For more information, click the "Our Services" link on the left side of the page.

Wellness Philosophy

At University Wellness Services, we believe that wellness is a way of life and involves achieving a balance among mind, body, and spirit.  Our approach to wellness with Northwest students involves education, prevention, and promoting self-responsibility in maintaining one's own health.

Mission Statement

With every interaction, contribute to the holistic wellness of every person.

Diversity and Inclusion

Wellness Services values serving a culturally diverse campus.  Our staff members participate in the Social Justice Institute and SafeZone Trainings to better understand and serve the needs of students from a variety of cultural backgrounds, such as students of color, international students and LGBTQ students.

Confidentiality

All services conducted by Wellness Services are kept confidential.  Your health record is a private matter between you and your healthcare provider, and Wellness Services is committed to complying with all HIPAA and FERPA guidelines as it relates to your right to privacy.  Wellness Services will not disclose protected health information without your written permission.

Workshops and Groups

  • Anxiety Busters
  • Bearcats Beyond Borders (International Students)
  • Bearcats Through Thick and Thin (Grief Share Group)
  • Book Club
  • Clean Bearcats
  • Dare to Self-Care
  • everyBODY: A Nutrition and Body Esteem Workshop
  • Meditation
  • Monday Mile Walk
  • Open Mic Night
  • #Relationships
  • Wellness Wednesday
  • Wellness Wisdom
  • Women's Group

For more information on these workshops, including meeting locations, dates, and times, CLICK HERE.

Schedule Clinic Appointments Online

The Wellness Portal is a web-based service that provides 24-7 access to Wellness Services.  Northwest Missouri State University students login to the Wellness Portal with their University Username and Password (the same credentials used to access Email, or MyNorthwest).  The Wellness Portal allows students to:

  • Schedule Clinic Appointments Online
  • Complete Visit Questionnaires Prior to Your Clinic Visit
  • Receive and Send Secure Messages to Wellness Services Nursing Staff
  • Complete Clinic Forms, Including Health History, TB Screening, Consent to Treatment, and Notice of Privacy Practices

Click HERE to acces the Wellness Portal, or enter http://wellness.nwmissouri.edu into your browser.

Contact Us

University Wellness Services
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468

Phone: 660.562.1348
Fax: 660.562.1857

Northwest students can schedule clinic appointments by phone, in person, or online using the Wellness Portal at http://wellness.nwmissouri.edu.

If you require medical attention outside of regular business hours, please contact your own healtcare provider, call 911, or go to the St. Francis Hospital Emergency Department.

If you have a question about your condition after hours, the Community Health Line is available. Their registered nurses are available to answer questions and provide quality health information. This local service is free and confidential and is offered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 1.800.455.2476 to access this service. THIS SERVICE IS ONLY ACCESSIBLE USING A LOCAL PHONE.

Emergency Phone Numbers

University Police
660.562.1254

St. Francis Hospital
660.562.2600

Community Health Line
1.800.455.2476

St. Francis Mental
Health Services
660.562.2227 or
1.800.841.3866

Sexual Assault Hotline
660.562.1972

Support Line For Students in Crisis
(888) 279-8188

National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline

800.273.8255

Emergencies
911