About the Center


Regular School Session
Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday extended Acute Care Hours until 6:45 p.m. (Begins Tuesday, August 28th)
Open Saturday, August 18th for Move-In Day from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon.

Summer and Scheduled Breaks
Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturdays

Closed on Memorial Day, July 4th,Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day


We are located at 1210 Stevenson Center Lane, Nashville TN  37232-8710.  The Student Health Center (SHC) is housed on the third (street level) floor and fourth floor of the Zerfoss Building, and is connected to the back of Medical Center North. We are adjacent to Stevenson Center and across the street from McTyeire Hall.

Our mailing address is Student Health Center, Zerfoss Building, MCN Station 17, Nashville TN  37232-8710.

Directions from the Airport

Take I-40 West towards Nashville. From I-40 West take the I-440 West exit towards Memphis. From I-440 West, exit and turn right at the Hillsboro Rd./21st. Ave. exit and proceed north on 21st Ave. Take 21st Ave. to Blakemore Ave. Turn left on Blakemore Ave and proceed to 24th Ave. S. Turn right onto 24th Avenue South. Next turn right onto Garland Avenue and then left onto Stevenson Center Lane. The Zerfoss Student Health Center is located on your right.  Parking is available on your left directly across from the Zerfoss Student Health Center; the lot fits 5-6 cars.  Be sure to ask for a parking permit at the front desk.


Limited free parking is available across the street from Student Health next to the Student Wellness Center.  Once you park, you will need to come inside the building and get a permit from the front desk to display inside your car. Additional parking is available at the 25th Avenue Garage (requires Zone 3 permit), and metered parking (2-hour limit) along 24th Avenue South.

Phone Numbers

Student Health Center
Schedule or Cancel Appointment: 615-322-2427
Insurance Representative: 615-343-4688

Other Numbers
Office of Housing and Residential Education: 615-322-2591
Psychological and Counseling Center Main Number: 615-322-2571
PCC Non-Urgent On-line Appointment Requests:  www.medschool.vanderbilt.edu/pcc/online-appointment-scheduling
PCC Medication Appointments, PCC Refill Requests, Etc: 615-322-3414
Alcohol and Drug Counseling (part of the Psychological and Counseling Center): 615-322-2571
Student Recreation Center: 615-343-6627
University Chaplain and Affiliated Ministries: 615-322-2457
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: 615-322-3391, ED TRIAGE: 615-322-0153