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Mission Statement

Schiffert Health Center’s mission is to ensure the delivery of high-quality, accessible, cost-effective, and culturally competent medical care and health promotion for Virginia Tech students.

In support of Virginia Tech’s mission to educate the whole person, Schiffert Health Center promotes the current and future wellbeing of our student-patients through the provision of nationally accredited health care and health education to promote healthy lifestyles. Our services are cost-effective and responsive to student needs so as to reduce the impact of illness and other health concerns on student success at Virginia Tech.

Other Key Objectives

  • To educate students in the skills of self-care and wellness, and prepare them to be effective healthcare consumers
  • To assist members of the university community in the management of health-related crises
  • To continually improve the quality of staff, facilities, and service delivery
  • To continually assess the needs of students in an effort to provide relevant services