Injury or Illness, or Loss of Consciousness
Dial 911 from any phone. Stay on the
phone until you are sure that the ambulance service knows how to get to campus
and locate buildings on campus. An ambulance should arrive within minutes. Then
call Campus Security at ext. 1115 (641-472-1115).
Serious Injuries: Call
911 as above, or call Campus Security at ext. 1115 (641-472-1115). The security
officer will help you obtain the necessary medical care.
Non-Life-Threatening Injuries or Illness: Call
or visit your health care provider. You may also call or visit the Campus
Nurse, Deidre Lentz, R.N., Monday through Friday, 1:00–4:00 p.m. ext. 3411
(641-472-7000 ext. 3411), Dreier Building, Room 236, or call Campus Security at
ext. 1115 (641-472-1115), to help you get the necessary assistance.
Warning signs: The following are signs of possible psychological strain or
or poor appetite
concentrating or completing academic assignments
What to Do: Talking to friends may be
helpful, but sometimes is difficult. You may find that talking to someone with
more life and college experience can be invaluable. Feel free to talk to any
member of the Department of Student Life.
The Director of Student Support Services,
Dr. Jonathan Shapiro provides free private consultations, as well as referrals
to licensed therapists. Call for an appointment at
For information and referrals regarding
drug, alcohol, or tobacco use/abuse, contact the Director of Student Support
Services at 472-1241 or the Campus Nurse at 641-472-7000, ext. 3411.