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Holton Health and Wellness Services

Holton Health and Wellness Services (HHWS) is a state-of-the-art primary care facility conveniently located in the lower level of the Student Life Center and available to all full-time undergraduate students. The professional, caring HHWS staff provides quality, evidence-based health care, including annual physical exams, acute and chronic illness care and health-promoting program delivery. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are always welcome.

Holton Health and Wellness Services is committed to providing every Spring Arbor University student with quality healthcare in a safe, professional, confidential, Christ-centered environment in order to assist students in becoming physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy and whole in Christ.

Hours of Operation


Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Counseling Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., by appointment only via

Services Offered

Specific services that HHWS offers include:

  • Annual men’s and women’s physical exams
  • Complete athletic physicals
  • Gynecological exams
  • Counseling services
  • Travel information, medications and immunizations
  • Weight loss and nutrition counseling
  • Acute illness evaluation and care (e.g., influenza, strep throat, sinusitis)
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • Lab draws and referrals for diagnostic testing
  • Referral to specialists and SAU Physical Therapy Services

After Hours and Emergency Care

What to do if HHWS is closed

If you are experiencing a medical emergency please call 911.

If you need healthcare during non-HHWS business hours for acute, non-urgent matters, you should locate your RA or RD who have basic first aid kits.

If you are experiencing a serious illness or heath concern, please seek healthcare at the places listed below:


All patient information, including all visit information is kept 100% confidential without explicit written authorization. The only exception is when there is known and plausible cause of a patient’s endangerment to self or others. Our Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) policy is available at the HHWS front desk.


HHWS provides a limited supply of prescription and over the counter (OTC) medications to students at cost. HHWS contracts with a pharmaceutical company that provides these medications.

Weatherwax Pharmacy is located 0.5 miles from campus and prescription medication is e-prescribed to the pharmacy the student prefers.

Labs, Imaging & Referrals

HHWS staff draw labs as ordered by the nurse practitioner, medical director or the student’s primary care provider. HHWS faxes results to the ordering physician, or results can be electronically sent to the ordering physician. HHWS has a courier service to pick up labs.

Henry Ford Allegiance Health Diagnostic Center – Cascade Ridge (HFAH) is a satellite diagnostic center for imaging and labs located 0.5 miles away from campus. Students take their radiology (x-ray) and lab requisitions (for labs that HHWS does not draw) from HHWS to this facility, or visit the HFAH main hospital outpatient lab or imaging 24/7 for lab or radiology services.

HHWS refers students to qualified specialists in Jackson, Chelsea, Ann Arbor or in their home communities. HHWS refers to SAU Physical Therapy.

Health Forms

For a complete list of health forms you can fill out online, please visit

Travel Health Services

HHWS works with the Cross Cultural Studies Program to provide travel information, medications and immunizations.