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Student Health Services
Provided by the Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa
Graceland University partners with Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa (CHCSI) to service the health needs of our students.
CHCSI has a satellite location on Graceland's campus (lower level of Walker Hall, entrance at the northeast corner of the building).  This location is staffed by the Clinic on campus at 1 University Place with a Nurse Practitioner on Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. until 12 noon and 1-5 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30-12 noon.  Students may also make an appointment to be seen at the Main Clinic.
This satellite clinic operates just like any other health clinic in regard to office visit charges, insurance billing, etc.
Peggy Geiger is the office manager for both the CHCSI Satellite Clinic and (campus location) and the Intercultural Office as a Graceland employee.



Campus Office Information
Location: Lower level of Walker Hall (entrance at the northeast corner of the building - faces Tess Morgan parking lot).

Phone: 641.784.5370
Hours (while classes are in session):
Monday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon and 1-5 p.m. 
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon and 1-5 p.m. 
Thursday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon and 1-5 p.m. 
Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
OR you may contact the CHCSI office for an appointment during their office hours at any of their other locations.

Lamoni Clinic Location: 802 E. Ackerly St
Phone: 641.784.3371
After Hours Services:
Lamoni: 802 E. Ackerly St. - 641.784.7911
Nurses On Call After Hours - 1.855.466.0822
Free Crisis Line - 1.800.708.5129
For more information about services and providers, please visit our their website or like us on Facebook.

SH101 Orientation Issue


Click below to go to the Orientation Issue:

Student issue:
Graceland students are required to complete the Health History and Immunization Form.  The form only needs to be submitted once for the entire time of enrollment.
Required: MMR #1 and MMR #2 (Mumps, Measles, and Rubella). 
Recommended:The Hepatitis B series, Meningitis and HPV(Gardisil).
Graceland students are REQUIRED to have an insurance plan that is valid in the state of Iowa.   Please note: Many policies, including Medicaid are only valid in the home-state. 
USA residents that need to purchase insurance may choose to use this resource: or call 866.602.8466.
International students will be automatically enrolled with LewerMark Health Insurance which will be charged to their student account each semester.  Here is a short introductory video regarding the insurance plan in the USA. 
For more information about the International Student Health Insurance plan please visit If a student has health coverage that matches or exceeds the LewerMark plan, please contact to be considered for an insurance waiver. Questions about benefits contact
For a complete outline of the Health Requirements, please click here.


The protocol is for a student to call or email teachers to inform them of the reason for an absence from class when ill. 

Documentation of an office visit is available to the student upon request.

After Hours

For emergencies dial 911

Decatur County Hospital can be called at any hour at 1-641-446-4871. The Hospital has a 24-hour emergency room and is located in Leon, Iowa on the southern part of Church Street.


All medical records are maintained in strict confidence. No information is released without the student's written and signed consent.


Immunizations that are required and recommended are to be documented in the Health Form that can be accessed from this page and submitted electronically.
Required: MMR #1 and MMR #2 (Mumps, Measles, and Rubella). 
Recommended:The Hepatitis B series, Meningitis and HPV(Gardisil).