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As a TWU Houston Center student, you are immediately enveloped in two communities:  that of TWU and the Texas Medical Center (TMC).  The TMC Community is rich with its offerings for students of health care disciplines.  Opportunities are abundant for students to network both formally and informally with other health professionals here in the Medical Center.  The TWU Houston site also receives tremendous support and benefits from the united strength of the Texas Medical Center community in areas such a hurricane preparedness, H1N1 response, and international communication, to name a few...

Student Affairs Advisory Council (SAAC)
    Meetings held first Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m.
    Location:  basement of TMC Library
    Composed of Students and Staff Members from TMC Educational Institutions
    Hosts one TMC-wide program per month 
        Frequent Event Location:  the John P. McGovern Commons Building
    *Interested students contact:

Blood Drives with The Methodist Hospital
Eileen Murphree McMillin Blood Center
    On TWU site:
        Once in Fall
        Twice in Spring
*Contact Student Life with questions

Follett UTHSC Nursing Bookstore
    Medical Equipment
    Some TWU Logo Items
    Representatives on TWU site during Orientation
Coordinates with Herff Jones for Regalia Items (Commencement)
*Contact Student Life with questions

Creating Valentine Cards for TCH PatientsValentine Cards Created for Patients
Texas Children's Hospital (TCH)
Supplies available for 10 days
        on work tables in public area
    Students create cards in-between
        classes for patients
    Cards delivered to TCH by
        Valentine's Day 

Student Health Services
University of Texas Health Services
Clinic available to TWU students
    On Site Presence for Immunization and Flu Clinics
    Accepts most health insurances
    For Academic HealthPlans Carriers
        Deductible is waived
        Student pays 20% on most charges
    Must Show TWU ID Badge
*Contact Student Life with questions


International Student FestivalTMC International Affairs Advisory Council
    Data Collection TMC-wide
        State Level Representation
    Meets each semester
    Composed of TMC Intrntl Staff:
        Medical Institutions
        Educational Institutions

TMC H1N1 Advisory Council
    Meets during seasons of flu
    Composed of TMC Representatives:
        Medical Institutions
        Educational Institutions
*CDC H1N1 Flu

TMC Hurricane Preparedness Council
    Meets during tropical storm seasons
    Composed of TMC Representatives:
        Medical Institutions
        Educational Institutions
*Emergency Preparedness Websites
*TWU Emergency Management 



Shaping Your Journey
The Office of Student Life
Moving Toward Wholeness

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Upcoming Events
2/13: Redbud Nominations
2/16: SGA PB&J
2/20: Intrntl Festival
2/22: Ping Pong Brk
2/27: SGA Officer
2/27: Health Career Fair

            Ana Maria Castro


Student Life is a place that makes us, students, come closer together.  Since the first moment I felt the warmth and joyful spirit of those working there, who make our experience at TWU more positive and enjoyable."  Ana Maria Castro - Nursing Major