Wick Primary Care at YSU Hours:

For Scheduled Appointments

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Walk-In Care Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

8:00 AM – Noon on Saturday

Summer access to the health center begins May 9th

  • Continuing students (registered for classes/accessed the general fee in Spring and also registered/accessed the fee for Summer) will have access to the health center during the break between May 7th – May 16th.
  • New students, starting Summer term will  have access to the health center starting on  May 16th, the start of the term.
  • All persons entering the building are required to wear a mask.
  • All patients use the main door and there is a separate waiting room for those with respiratory symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, etc.).
  • General screening questions will be asked, i.e., fever in last 24 hours, cough, shortness of breath, recent known exposure, etc.
  • Due to limiting the number of people in the waiting room, no visitors can come with the patient. Students will be asked to provide YSU ID, Driver’s license and insurance card (if they have it).

Female student being given a blood test


Students have unique health care needs, and no one understands that more than the team at Wick Primary Care at YSU.

Appointments can be schedule by the following:
Going to the Mercy Health — Wick Primary Care at Youngstown State University webpage
Call (330) 747-4660 – Front Desk
Call (330) 747-4662 – Clinical Desk
Walk -In hours



  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor injuries and administration of first aid within the office
  • Continuation of allergy shots, administered if serum and written instructions are provided by an allergist
  • Nutritional diagnosis and counseling
  • Orthopedic evaluation of injuries to bones, muscles, and joints within the scope of a primary care practice
  • Dermatological problems
  • Initial diagnosis and need for simple physical therapy
  • Wellness and prevention care: physicals, gynecological services
  • Illness care
  • Point of care tests including urinalysis, rapid strep, rapid flu, hemoglobin, Glucose, A1C, Fecal Occult Blood Testing, urine pregnancy test
  • Immunizations which shall only include TDAP, Hepatitis B, and TB skin test
  • Minor procedures
  • Expanded services include access to walk-in care for acute needs, psychiatric services by appointment, free access to MyChart, access to online scheduling


  • Blood work drawn and sent out for processing to the Mercy Health Lab
  • Lab cultures sent out for diagnosis and treatment of STDs
  • Any services referred or performed outside of the office including but not limited to specialty visits, radiology services, imaging and other diagnostic testing at the hospital, ER visits, and hospital admission
  • Any immunizations requested beyond those listed above

All YSU students must be currently enrolled and must provide a photo ID, YSU ID, and insurance card.

Services for Nursing Students

INCLUDED in your student fee:

  • Physicals (need an appointment)
  • Flu Shot
  • TB tests (one TB required for Juniors and Seniors and two TB tests required for Sophomores)
  • Titers (there will be a lab fee for the blood draw for titers)

NOT included in your student fee

  • Lab work – not included in your fee but they will bill your insurance
  • MMR booster shots– not included in your fee but they will bill your insurance

Important things to remember:

  • Call to schedule appointments for physical.
  • Walk-ins are ok but an appointment will help minimize the wait time
  • Bring your YSU ID and insurance card

Insurance form and penAffordable Care Act:

Compare Health Insurance Plans in Ohio
link to compare plans

  • You may qualify for a Special enrollment period if you have experienced a life event which changes your status. For example, got married, got divorced, had a child or death of a household member which has changed your eligibility.  Follow the prompts to start an application and it will list plans recommended for you based on the requirements of household members and annual income level.  
  • In  the event that you would qualify for Medicaid, it will stop you and you would then apply for Ohio Medicaid or CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program. 


For information on insurance for international students contact the International Programs Office at 330-941-2336.

DIAL 911

... on a campus phone for a medical emergency. The YSU police answer the 911 phone. Please be ready to provide them with your location and details.


330 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44503
P: 330-747-4660
F: 330-747-4661

YSU Mercy ( Wick) Primary Care- Student Health Center for On-Line Students

Having access to the Wick Primary Care will reduce a student’s out-of-pocket cost associated with individual or family health care plans. Instead of paying a co-pay for each medical visit, students can be seen without a co-pay while covered by the Student Heath Center Fee. The fee is $34 per semester.

In order for students enrolled in a YSU on-line program to access the Student Health Center,  the semester Student Health Center Fee needs paid.

Health Center Fee Payment

  • Go to this webpage to make payment