Student Health Services

Student Health Services

Counseling & Support Services 

Students that are currently enrolled at Kirkwood may also take advantage of on-campus Counseling Services. These services are offered at no cost to students and offer a safe space to get the support they need.

Medical Services

For students needing non-emergency medical attention, Kirkwood Student Health Services are offered at the MercyCare Prairie Creek clinic in Cedar Rapids. Kirkwood also works with area health providers to offer students comprehensive care, referrals, and resources.

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For medical services through the MercyCare Prairie Creek clinic, please call 319-558-0342 to set up an appointment.

Student Health Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Friday 8 – 11 a.m.

Clinic Location:
777 76th Ave Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

For those students who cannot easily visit the clinic in person, or for those that would prefer it, MercyCare has provided a video visit option.

The video visits cover a wide range of patient needs – from acute care to the management of chronic conditions to follow-up appointments.

Following the visit, providers can send a prescription directly to a patient’s preferred pharmacy, if necessary. These visits are covered by most insurance carriers, and some carriers have chosen to waive cost-sharing at this time. Self-pay is also an option for this service.

To schedule a video visit or manage your health needs online, create a MyChart account. It's free to sign up.

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Once you sign up, follow the steps below.

  1. Download the MyChart app on your mobile device; the app is required for both phones and tablets and is available through the App Store and Google Play.
  2. Call your Mercy or MercyCare clinic to see if a video visit is appropriate. A Patient Service Coordinator will assist in scheduling your video visit.
  3. Once your video visit has been scheduled, log into your MyChart app and your video visit will appear under "Appointments."
  4. Review the MyChart video visit instructions prior to your appointment. If you need care sooner, Urgent Care video visits are also available. 
  5. Choose your appointment online and sign up at to see a MercyCare Urgent Care provider from your mobile device.

Providers Near Kirkwood Community College

MercyCare Prairie Creek

777 76th Ave. Dr. SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Distance from Kirkwood: 0.6 miles


UnityPoint Clinic

2375 Edgewood Rd. SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Distance from Kirkwood: 5.9 miles


Community Health Free Clinic

947 14th Ave. SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Distance from Kirkwood: 4.9 miles


His Hands Free Medical Clinic

400 12th St. SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403


Distance from Kirkwood: 5.7 miles

If you are on campus and witness a medical emergency:

  1. Dial 911
  2. Contact Campus Security at 319-398-7777. Security is trained to manage emergencies until the medical team arrives.


Mercy Medical Center

Emergency Room

710 10th St. SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Distance from Kirkwood: 6.3 miles



Emergency Room

1025 A Ave. NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Distance from Kirkwood: 6.6 miles

Health Insurance

Kirkwood does not offer health insurance. Learn how to get health insurance

Student Health Clinic Services