"When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself,
art cannot be manifest, strength cannot be exerted,
wealth becomes useless and reason is powerless."
Herophilus, circa 300 B.C.
The Mission of the Gonzaga University Health Center is to contribute to the physical and emotional health of each student through the provision of quality, accessible, cost effective primary health care to return students to their academic life. We hope to lessen the disruption of their studies by illness. We strive to promote healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices through ongoing education and any outreach programs. The Health center strives to assist students in their academic goals and personal development consistent with the Mission of Gonzaga University. Generally stated, we strive to provide prompt and efficient medical services, promoting an awareness of the basic components of good physical and mental health, offering programs in health education and preventive medicine to the entire Gonzaga community.