CNU Health


Christopher Newport University has partnered with Riverside Health System for well over a decade to provide University Health and Wellness Services. This year brings additional resources and more virtual options for care. Please explore the various resources available to you below.

University Health and Wellness Services

Freeman Center First Floor
Phone: (757) 594-7661
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Symptom Checker

Use this symptom checker to determine how serious your symptoms are; if a healthcare visit is needed; and what steps you can take to relieve your symptoms at home.

COVID-19 Resources

Information about COVID-19 and the steps you can take to avoid getting it. Includes the Riverside COVID-19 Assessment Tool.

Sign Into Your Existing MyChart Account

MyChart is the secure patient portal used by the CNU Student Health Center and by Riverside Health System to connect you to your electronic medical record and to your provider(s). It is required to take advantage of the virtual options of care listed below, including E-Visits and Video Visits.
If you already have a Riverside MyChart account, just login.
If you have been seen at CNU Health and Wellness Services before or if you have ever been seen at a Riverside facility, and you do not have a MyChart account, we invite you to sign up.

Create your Medical Record and MyChart

Never been at CNU Health and Wellness Services or at a Riverside Facility? No worries, create your medical record and MyChart account here.

Visit MDExpress

Riverside offers urgent walk-in care through M.D. Express Urgent Care centers.

The closest location is 3 miles from CNU at

12997 Warwick Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23602
Phone: (757) 369-9446

Schedule an E-Visit

You can start an E-Visit any time, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week for less severe symptoms such as cold symptoms, urinary symptoms, etc. Your University Health and Wellness nurse and provider will see what you have entered and will respond back to you by the end of the day or if entered at night or on weekends, by the end of the next business day. You must be enrolled in MyChart to use this service.

Schedule a Video Visit

If desired, you can schedule a video visit and see your provider via webcam or smartphone.

To schedule a video visit, call University Health and Wellness at (757) 594-7661. You must be enrolled in MyChart to use this service.

Riverside Nurse

Riverside Nurse is a free service provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week where registered nurses specially trained in telephone triage answer symptom-based questions and provide general health information and information about Riverside services.

Call (757) 595-6363 or
1-800-675-6368 (toll free)