Lander University is dedicated to providing a healthful, comfortable and productive work and study environment for all faculty, staff and students.

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The Wellness Center offers a variety of health care services, programs and information resources to help students maintain optimal emotional and physical health in order to reduce or eliminate any barriers to their personal and professional growth. The Wellness Center is located in Genesis Hall next to the Lander University Police and is comprised of Student Health Services and Counseling Services.


New Wellness Center Protocols for Fall 2020

Due to COVID-19, the Wellness Center has established new protocols for accessing our services.  Please see below for instructions on how to contact the appropriate staff member to meet your needs.

Health Services 

Health Services will be offering walk-in hours.

  • Tuesdays from 9am-11:30am and 1pm to 4pm 
  • Wednesday 9am-11:30am and 1pm to 4pm
  • Thursdays 9:30am-11:30am and 1pm to 4pm

All other times by appointment.

  • For SAME DAY appointments, call 864-388-8885.
  • To self-schedule for in-person appointments for tomorrow, or later in the week, please use the following links for Well Visits  (for example, questions for the nurse, chronic health conditions, sexual health, or contraceptive planning) or Sick Visits (for example, cough, sore throat, fever, nausea & vomiting).  A nurse will contact you on the day prior to your scheduled appointment to confirm your appointment. 
  • To schedule a virtual visit using MS teams please use this link.  Instructions on how to download and access MS teams will be sent to your e-mail after the appointment is scheduled. 

When you arrive to the Wellness Center for your scheduled Health Services appointment, please check in using the Ring® doorbell mounted to the left of the door and wait under the tent outside.  A nurse will come outside to perform a brief screening for COVID-19 symptoms or exposure prior to escorting you into the office. 

Disability Services 
Our staff is available remotely via Microsoft Teams.  We are  here to answer all of your questions and assist you with establishing a case, discussing disability documentation, and exploring academic, housing, and dietary accommodations.  You can schedule an appointment to meet the Director, Samelia “Sam” Abney using this link:  Samelia “Sam” Abney.  You may also contact us via email at  

Counseling Services
All Counseling Services will be conducted online this semester through Microsoft Teams or different arrangements can be made to meet students’ specific needs.  Counselors will be on campus throughout the semester, but face-to-face services will be reserved for emergencies only.  To schedule an appointment, please call the Wellness Center at 388-8885 or email one of our staff directly:   For emergencies or after hours counseling needs, please contact 864-388-8222 to reach the counselor on call. 

You may call us at the Wellness Center at (864) 388-8885 with any questions. 


Student Concern Form

Lander University cares about its students. If you are a faculty/staff member or a student who is concerned about another student at Lander University for any reason, complete the Student Concern Form.

If this is an emergency situation (where someone is in danger of hurting themselves; demonstrates an inability to control their behavior; or is in need of medical treatment) DO NOT complete this form. INSTEAD - contact the Lander University Police Department at 864-388-8222 or 388-8911.

The Office of Health Services 

The Office of Health Services provides a registered nurse who is on-duty for routine nursing treatments during these hours. A Campus Nurse is available during office hours when school is in session. Students who have a health concern, become sick or injured, should come to the Wellness Center for evaluation and/or treatment during office hours.

The Office of Counseling Services 

The Office of Counseling Services provides personal counseling for students who need help with overcoming and working through mental health problems. Counseling sessions are free to the student and are confidential. Sessions are tailored to accommodate each student’s needs.


The Office of Disability Services 

The Office of Disability Services coordinates accommodations for students with disabilities at Lander University. The Wellness Center notifies faculty of appropriate accommodations and assures that students receive the necessary physical accommodations based on their medical condition. This office is the first point of contact for all students with disabilities.