SHC

About Us

Klotz Student Health Center physicians are experts in college health and are board certified in family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, gynecology, travel medicine, orthopedics and sports medicine. Klotz Student Health Center providers also include specialists in physical therapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, optometry, podiatry, dentistry, and women's and men's health.

Support staff includes an x-ray technician, three laboratory technicians and two pharmacists. Health promotion and education programs are a critical part of the services offered to students that promote wellness and disease prevention in a learning-centered environment and university community.

Accreditation and Affiliates

Accreditation

The Klotz Student Health Center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Incorporated (AAAHC).

According to the AAAHC, accreditation is a voluntary process through which an organization is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against nationally recognized standards. The accreditation process involves self-assessment by the organization, as well as a thorough review by the Accreditation Association's expert surveyors who have extensive experience in the ambulatory health care environment. 

The accreditation certificate is a symbol that an organization is committed to providing high-quality health care and that it has demonstrated that commitment by measuring up to the Accreditation Association's high standards. 

The Klotz Student Health Center laboratory is accredited by the Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA). COLA assesses compliance with federal CLIA regulations and standards. 

Affiliates

Since its inception in 1920, the American College Health Association (ACHA) has been dedicated to the health needs of students at colleges and universities. It is the principal leadership organization for the field of college health and provides services, communications and advocacy that help its members to advance the health of their campus communities.

If you want to learn more, visit the below pages on the ACHA website.

Healthy Campus 2020
Healthy Campus 2020, based on the parent document Healthy People 2020, provides national health objectives and planning guidelines to meet the objectives.

National College Health Assessment (NCHA)
The NCHA is a survey developed by ACHA and administered on college and university campuses nationally.

Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education
The Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education provide measurable guidelines for enhancing the quality of prevention, health promotion and wellness services at colleges and universities.

The Network

The Klotz Student Health Center is a member of the Network. Begun in 1987 by U.S. Department of Education, the Network is a voluntary membership organization whose member institutions agree to adhere to a set of standards aimed at reducing alcohol and other drug problems at colleges and universities.

Mission and Vision

Our mission

Our mission is to help students achieve their maximum potential of physical and emotional health and learn critical skills to promote self-care, improvement of health and prevention of disease, thereby improving their potential for student academic success and achievement of educational goals.

Our vision

Every interaction between Klotz Student Health Center and students is an opportunity for student learning along with the development of lifelong skills and knowledge to promote good health and academic and professional success.