Student Health Services

Student Health Services

The Houghton College Student Health Center exists in order to enhance the overall mission of the college by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning and personal development through the provision of high-quality health care and the promotion of general wellness in an environment that honors God and reflects Christ’s model of love, compassion, and humility.

The Student Health Center is located in the Gillette Hall Basement.  Enter from the parking lot between Gillette Hall and the Campus Center.


Nursing Services

by appointment or on a first come, first served walk-in basis

  • Illness evaluation
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Immunization administration
  • Allergy injections
  • Screening eye exams
  • Rapid Glucose Test
  • Urinalysis
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Rapid Strep tests

Physician Services:

by appointment only

  • Medical consultation/treatment
  • Sports physicals
  • Physicals for job related requirements
  • Travel Consultation

Lab services:

with a physician order

  • Blood draws and other lab service for offsite lab testing through Quest Diagnostics

Other Services:

  • Medication delivery from local pharmacy
    NOTE:  payment for medications (cash, credit card, or check) is due at time of pickup
  • Short term loan of certain equipment (e.g. crutches)
  • Self care center offers small quantities of over-the-counter medications for common symptom

Meet a Faculty Member

David Brubaker

Assistant Professor of Biology, Director of Health Services, College Physician
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Leah Burgess

Registered Nurse
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Kim Cockle

Administrative Assistant/Principal Designated School Official for Intercultural Student Programs
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Heidi Huizenga

Registered Nurse
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