The Florida Poly Health Clinic provides students with the highest quality care for physical, psychological and developmental concerns. We acknowledge the integral importance of background and culture in shaping all of us, and we value the individual diversity that each student brings to campus.

IF YOU NEED HELP RIGHT NOW (for crisis situations only)

If you are in need of urgent medical or mental health care, please dial 9-1-1 at any time of the day or night or visit Lakeland Regional Medical Center’s emergency room or your nearest hospital.

If you are experiencing a psychological crisis and it is during normal business hours, please visit the Health Clinic immediately. (In the event that crisis counseling is not instantly available for some reason, such as when the counselor has stepped away to teach classes or workshops, simply contact an after-hours provider listed below.)

If you are experiencing a psychological crisis and it is after normal business hours (or other help is not currently available), please dial:

  • (863) 687-1112 for Lakeland Regional’s 24-hour Crisis Hotline
  • (863) 519-3744 for Peace River Center’s 24-hour Mobile Crisis Response Team in Lakeland
  • 800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Life-Line
  • 9-1-1 at any time to have help sent directly to your current location

About the Health Clinic

The Health Clinic is located inside the Wellness Center and offers a variety of health care services, programs and information resources to help students maintain optimal emotional and physical health. Services include mental health counseling, crisis intervention, professional consultation, regular educational programs, and interactive workshops.  In addition, we provide general medical services for acute conditions, minor illnesses and injuries, over-the-counter medications, first aid and CPR.

There are three different Offices located within the Florida Poly Health Clinic.

The Office of Health Services provides a registered nurse who is on-duty for routine nursing treatments of acute and minor conditions.

The Office of Counseling Services provides mental health counseling for students needing help working through and overcoming personal problems.

The Office of Disability Services coordinates academic accommodations for students with mental, physical and developmental disabilities.

Contact Info

For general (non-clinical) questions about health services, email us at:

Medical and nursing services are available:
Monday – Friday: 1:00pm-5:00pm.
Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is necessary.

Counseling and disability services are available:
Monday – Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm.
Students are seen by appointment only, so please call ahead of time.