Health Issues and Insurance

FAQs about the Magers Health and Wellness Center

Answers to the following questions can be found on the Magers Health & Wellness Center Student FAQ website ( including:

  1. Student eligibility for use of the Magers Health and Wellness Center
  2. Cost of services
  3. Services available
  4. Changing physicians
  5. Transferring an existing prescription and/or allergy medications
  6. Storing allergy medications
  7. Making an appointment
  8. Hours of operation
  9. Complaints about health care
  10. Excuses for class
  11. How to talk to a physician

How do I get Student Health Insurance?

Information for both domestic and international students may be found at:

How do I schedule an appointment to the Health & Wellness Center if I am sick?

What if I need emergency or urgent care?

How do I report an extended absence due to a medical condition or personal emergency?

If the student, a family member, or a friend contacts the Academic Advising and Transfer Center (417-836-5258) prior to an extended emergency absence of a current student, the office will notify faculty involved if it is not possible for the student to do so. The reason for the absence is not verified, and every effort is made to clarify student understanding that an explained absence is not the same thing as an excused absence.  Students are referred to individual instructors upon their return to campus to discuss the impact of their absence on their success in each class. This service might be used when a student is hospitalized unexpectedly for a serious injury.

Magers Health and Wellness Center