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For life threatening emergencies, immediately call 911.

Health and wellness are important for academic success during college. Students and parents are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the following information:

Medical Facilities

Roosevelt University does not have a student health center on either campus. However, Michigan Avenue Immediate Care (MAIC) is a health facility located near the Chicago Campus.

Michigan Avenue Immediate Care

180 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1605
Chicago, IL 60601
312-201-1234
Fax 312-201-1202
www.maicoh.org
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
No appointments needed

MAIC offers:

  • walk-in treatment for immediate medical concerns but not life threatening emergencies
  • diagnostic services such as x-rays and laboratory tests
  • medical examinations (including appropriate immunizations and prophylactic medications) for those students who might be pursuing overseas travel
  • full time physicians and medical assistants.

Students are responsible for making payment arrangements directly with MAIC. MAIC accepts most major medical plans including Roosevelt’s student health insurance program as well as cash, Visa and MasterCard.

MAIC is an independent entity that is not affiliated with Roosevelt University.

Roosevelt students have utilized services from the following providers near the Chicago and Schaumburg Campuses. That this information is provided as a convenience and cannot be considered an endorsement of service:

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

251 E. Huron
Chicago, IL 60611
312-926-2000
www.nmh.org

Alexian Brothers Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007–3397
847-437–5500
www.alexian.org

Students living at the residence halls at the Chicago Campus should follow these steps:

  1. Online Resources: Many health insurance plans provide “nurse on-call” or web-based medical services. Students and parents are encouraged to become familiar with resources provided by their insurance carrier that can provide assistance during an illness.
  2. Communication: Report any serious illness or accidents to a Resident Assistant (RA) or professional staff member in the building.
  3. Transportation: If you need to go a hospital and you are not so ill as to warrant an ambulance or you do not have a friend to drive you, the RA on duty will call a cab for you. For insurance reasons, residence hall staff is not permitted to drive students to the hospital, but may accompany you in a cab or ambulance upon your request.
  4. Follow up with your RA as soon as you are feeling better.

Students who have a medical or psychological condition that may require assistance while living on campus should notify their RA and/or the Counseling Center (for psychological conditions only). While confidentiality remains tantamount, it is important that the residence hall staff is aware of personal needs and ways they can assist if a concern or crisis arises.

Pharmacies Near Chicago Campus
  • Walgreens
  • CVS
  • A 24-hour pharmacy is located at the Jewel-Osco grocery store at 1222 S. Wabash (the corner of S. Wabash and Roosevelt Rd., eight blocks south of the university). Phone: 312-663-4646 | FAX: 312-663-6696.

Please note that this information is subject to change. It is provided as a convenience and cannot be considered an endorsement of service.

Counseling Center
The mission of the Counseling Center is to promote the well being of the University community by supporting the development of students’ interpersonal, emotional and academic life skills. Counseling Center staff provide a variety of services to help students understand their problems and themselves, achieve satisfying relationships, improve their academic performance, and make effective and satisfying career and life choices. Contact the counseling center to speak with a counselor today.
Immunization Policy and Forms

Students are required, by Illinois law, to have an immunization record on file if they were born on or after January 1, 1957, and are planning to enroll in six or more credit hours at any time during their attendance at Roosevelt University. This record must contain proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, and diphtheria/tetanus. A second measles immunization with live attenuated virus vaccine is to have been given at least 28 days after the first measles immunization. You must provide these immunization records only once during your enrollment at Roosevelt. Students who do not have immunization records to verify these vaccinations should immediately contact their physician to obtain a copy of their records or have the appropriate immunizations administered.

Download the immunization form and instructions.

The completed immunization record should be returned to:

Roosevelt University
Admission Processing Center
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
admissionforms@roosevelt.edu

It is recommended that you make a copy of the record before submitting it. Documents submitted to the university cannot be returned to the student. If you have immunization questions, please call the Office of Student Affairs in Auditorium Room 204 or call 312-341-3525.