Welcome to the Wellness Center

The AU Wellness Center provides college-specific nursing care and promotes health, wellness and preventive care for the Aurora University community. Care received in the Wellness Center is nurse-directed and based on physician-approved clinical protocols.

Services are free for all currently enrolled AU students, with the exception of a small charge for prescription medication.

Appointments are recommended, but students also are seen as walk-ins during office hours on a first-come, first-served basis.

Location

1400 Southlawn

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Contact

Phone: 630-844-5434
Fax: 630-844-5611
Email: wellness@aurora.edu

Services

We are here to help students with all aspects of wellness care, including:

  • Evaluation, initial treatment and follow-up care for acute injuries, illness and minor health problems
    • Assistance finding a physician in the Fox Valley region if you need regular medical care for a chronic illness.
    • If you are under 18 years of age, a completed "Consent for Treatment" form must on file prior to evaluation and treatment
    • If you have a chronic health condition such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, seizure disorder, etc., we encourage you to maintain follow-up care with your established primary health care provider while at school.
  • Screening and preventative health services, including
    • Rapid strep testing
    • Urinalysis screening (dipstick method)
    • Blood glucose testing
    • Blood pressure measurement
    • Percentage body fat evaluation
    • Height and weight measurement
    • Sleep and nutritional evaluation
    •  Information on pregnancy, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and testing, including referrals to community healthcare providers for sexual health services
  • Over-the-counter medication
    • We stock a wide variety of common over-the-counter medications. We can provide a one-day supply, directions for use and instructions for purchasing additional supplies in accordance with physician-approved clinical protocols
  • Limited prescription medication
    • We stock a limited supply of prescription medication for purchase by students Prescription medications are dispensed according to physician-approved clinical protocols only. 
  • Referrals to community healthcare providers
  • Health and immunization record management
  • Health and wellness education
    • We are available for individual, small group or classroom health presentations and discussions.
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