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Welcome to University Wellness Services!

Due to COVID-19, all visitors to the Wellness Center are required to call us at 660.562.1348 prior to entry, to complete a brief screening. Also, all visitors will be have their temperature checked by a non-contact thermometer prior to entry.

Students seeking Clinical services can visit the Wellness Portal or call us to schedule an in-person or telehealth visit. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please call us at 660-562-1348 prior to scheduling.

Students seeking Counseling can call us to schedule a virtual visit with your Counselor through Skype for Business, a secure video teleconferencing system that's available to all Northwest students. In a crisis situation, virtual counseling and/or in-person counseling will be available to Northwest students.

Please call the Mosaic Medical Center Nurse Line at 660.562.5357 if you believe you are developing COVID-19 related symptoms outside of Wellness Services' business hours (8-5, Monday through Friday) and your symptoms are not life threatening. This Nurse Line is available from 5-7pm Monday through Friday, and 8-noon on Saturday and Sunday. It is important to stay away from others, wear a face covering, and contact Wellness Services during normal business hours.

For the latest information, visit the University's COVID-19 webpage.

Digital Programming

Programming from Wellness Services has shifted to digital platforms!  Please follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, Instagram, TikTock, and YouTube at NW_Wellness for programming opportunities and information.

Coronavirus Hotline

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has activated a statewide public hotline for citizens or providers needing guidance regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The hotline can be reached at 877.435.8411.

Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 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

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.

Northwest Wellness Wheel

Contact

Wellness Center
660.562.1348
health@nwmissouri.edu

Hours

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.