Student Health Services

Student Health Services is dedicated to the delivery of excellent health care, the facilitation of student learning and personal responsibility, and the continual improvement of medical services to foster the growth and attitudes for the future.


Harris-McDew Student Health Center

3219 College Street

Box 20448

Savannah, Georgia 31404

Phone: 912-358-4122

Fax: 912-358-3667



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In order to provide you with the best service possible, we would like to hear your thoughts and concerns. Please respond honestly; your opinions and ideas are greatly appreciated and will be used to ensure our services meet your needs. Click on the link below to complete the survey.

You have two options for submitting the survey, you can complete the survey as a word document and email it to Mrs. Jacqueline Awe at or you can print the survey and take it to King Frazier Student Center room 233. Thank you very much for your cooperation.





The Harris-McDew Health Center is located on Jasmine Avenue adjacent to Payne Hall. It includes beds for temporary observation and care.

Student Health Services is funded by Student Health fees and operates under the Division of Student Affairs. This “Institutional Health Center” is one “operated in conjunction with a university and restricts its admissions and services to the institution’s students primarily for diagnosis, first aid, and the treatment of patients with a minor or short term acute illness or injury.



All students enrolled in the University that pay the Student Health fee are eligible to receive services at the Health Center. The student must present his or her student identification card in order to receive treatment.


Employees may receive treatment for emergencies only.


Students who are too ill to attend classes must report to the student health center or obtain a private physician’s excuse to present to the instructor upon returning to classes. Sick students may not be permitted to remain in the residence hall without medical attention. Any seriously contagious or unusual illness of students should be reported to Health Services immediately.


Hours of Operations

Harris-McDew Student Health Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 8:00 pm and on Friday 8:00am to 7:00pm. The physician’s Clinic is available on Monday through Thursday. Sign in time for seeing the Doctor is at 5pm sharp.


Services Offered


  • Physician Exams and Care
  • Prescription and over the counter medication
  • STD Testing, Treatment and Counseling
  • Preventive Medicine and Wellness Promotion Programs
  • Student Health Insurance Information
  • Health Related Programs and Outreach
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Referrals to private providers for specialty, urgent, and emergency care
  • Health Screening e.g., Blood Pressure
  • Information and training materials
  • Limited Laboratory Testing
  • Collaborative Health Programs
    • Health Education
    • Women’s Clinic
    • Substance Education Program
    • Pregnancy Resource Center
    • Sexual Health
    • Curtis V. Cooper Health Fair
    • Health and Wellness Focus Group

Meet the Staff of Harris-McDew



    Jacqueline Awe, Director of Student Development



  Gary N. Harvey, MD– University Physician


  Sunni Jett MSN, APRN, NP-C




  Mary Adams LPN-Nurse



  Denise Hills LPN—Nurse



   Judy Johnson– Secretary



   Mr. Allan Wall, R.Ph—Pharmacist


  Sheila Robinson CNA


  Yolanda Roberts CNA


SSU Dental Savings Plan Application  

Clinic Services

Emergency Information

Medical Resources

Medical History Form

Medical History Questionaire

Notice of Privacy Practices

2014 - 2015

Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan

Designated Especially for Students


Savannah State University


A UnitedHealth Group Company

Click the links below for information regarding the Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan

Savannah State University Brochure-UnitedHealthcare

HIV Testing Center

Click here for more information about HIV testing provided for SSU students.