Joseph F. Sullivan Center

Our Services

The Joseph F. Sullivan Center is an academic, nurse managed health center. The services provided at the Center integrate classroom education with clinical service learning opportunities under the supervision of qualified advanced practice nurses and allied health professionals. We provide treatment for common illnesses and injuries, administer vaccinations, conduct physicals and wellness screenings, and offer monitoring for chronic conditions.

Our services include the following:

Acute Care Services

  • Our providers can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common acute or recent onset illnesses such as:

    • Bronchitis / cough
    • Earache / ear infection
    • Allergy symptoms
    • Flu-like symptoms
    • Mononucleosis
    • Sinus infection / congestion
    • Pink eye
    • Sore throat / strep throat
    • Upper respiratory infection
    • Urinary tract infection / bladder infection
    • Please note that diagnosis of influenza, strep throat, urinary tract infection and mononucleosis is likely to include laboratory tests and may include additional lab charges. 
    • Temperatures of 104+ degrees for children / 103+ degrees for adults may be referred to another care setting.

Health Management Services

  • Our providers can help you stay on top of a chronic condition by providing routine lab tests, results, and educational support for conditions like:

    • Diabetes
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol
    • Arthritis
    • Providers can also identify health needs that require referrals for more specialized care.

CU Well

CU Well is a comprehensive wellness program at the Sullivan Center, comprised of the CU4Health health risk appraisal and a variety of other resources for only $15. After becoming a member of the CU Well program, you will have access to an online portal where you will find personalized programs to help you take control of your health. Our wellness team will work with you to choose programs that will help you improve your health.

Annually, you will be eligible to take part in the CU4Health health risk appraisal, which includes blood work (hemogram, lipid profile, chemistry profile), BMI screening, blood pressure screening, and a follow up individual counseling session with a trained health educator. Our health educators will review your results and help identify areas to improve your long term health risks. 

CU Well participants will have access to the following programs at reduced or no costs:

  • Mindful Walking

  • Relaxation Training

  • CU in Control

  • Nutrition Counseling

  • Therapeutic Recreation Consultation

  • Immunization Update Evaluation

  • CU Quit

The Sullivan Center collaborates with departments across campus to provide as many services to our patients as possible. These departments include Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Management, Nursing, Languages, Psychology and more.

Health Education and Promotion

Special Physicals

The Joseph F. Sullivan Center offers comprehensive physical exams for $50 at the end of June and throughout July.

Normally $130, the physical includes BMI calculation, vision and hearing testing, physical assessment of all major systems, prostate exams for men and pelvic exams for women and laboratory testing for urinalysis and hemoglobin. The exam also includes a discussion of personal health history and is an opportunity to ask an health-related questions. The exams will be conducted by a registered nurse completed the advanced physical assessment course at Clemson.

There are only 50 appointments available at the discounted rate. The special price of $50 cannot be billed to insurance by the Sullivan Center or by the patient. Click here to download a flier. Call today to make an appointment.

Medical Surveillance Program

A certified occupational health nurse (COHN) at the Sullivan Center provides health services to university employees who are/have been exposed to occupational health hazards. The COHN works collaboratively with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Employees who are exposed to occupational health hazards are identified, and medical monitoring and/or preventive measures are implemented based on the type of exposure. Medical surveillance services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Immunizations
  • Health histories and physical exams
  • Audiometric testing
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Health counseling
  • Development and delivery of occupational education programs
  • OSHA exams for asbestos workers and other respirator users

Click here to learn more about the Medical Surveillance Program.

Immunization Clinic (Travel Immunizations)

The Sullivan Center can help you with recommended and required immunizations before traveling abroad. We offer vaccinations such as Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid Fever and Yellow Fever. For a list of recommended and required vaccinations from the CDC for the specific country you are traveling to, click here. You should plan to see a travel health care provider 4 to 6 weeks prior to departure to receive the vaccinations and/or medications you will need.

If you have any questions, such as availability or pricing of vaccinations, please call our front office to set up an appointment with a travel clinic nurse.

Click here to see the CDC's checklist of "What You Need to Know About Vaccinations And Travel".

Dermatology Services and Aesthetician Services

The Sullivan Center will be offering dermatology screenings to address certain skin issues. Our providers can screen, treat, biopsy and diagnose a variety of skin issues. Click here to learn more or call us today to make an appointment. 

Some of the skin issues identified can also benefit from our new Esthetic treatments. These treatments include chemical peels that aid in improving:

  • reducing fine lines

  • melasma (due to pregnancy or taking birth control pills)

  • improve the appearance of fine scars

  • treatment of wrinkles and brown spots caused by sun damage

  • improve the overall look and feel of skin

  • acne treatments (medications and topicals may be necessary during treatments)

Our L.M.E., Shirley Anne Bramlett, has been a skin care specialist for fourteen years. She was employed for eight years with Anderson Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center in Anderson, South Carolina. Graduating from Esthetics International in Columbia, South Carolina and continued medical training to assist in dermatological issues, Shirley Anne also uses Nutrition Counseling along with skin treatments to achieve optimal results. Click here for a list of skin care services provided at the Center.

Nursing Mother Lounge

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for a total of 12 months. The Sullivan Center supports this recommendation by making rooms available in the Center, free of cost to all university faculty, staff, students and their spouses. If you are a new mother on campus looking for a quiet place for breast feeding or pumping, please contact the front desk at least 48 hours in advance to reserve a time. For more information about breastfeeding and other resources, click here


The Sullivan Center partners with many projects in our area to provide medical services to underserved and vulnerable populations. Through our dedicated providers and enthusiastic students, we are able to work with the following groups:

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 864-656-3076 today!
Patients are responsible for either their insurance copay or price of their visit at the time of service. To find out if your insurance is accepted, please ask at the time your appointment is scheduled. If you are uninsured or prefer to pay out of pocket, we welcome cash, checks and credit cards.