The VMI Infirmary offers all the services usually found at a private doctor's office in addition to needs specific to VMI. The VMI Infirmary is open and staffed by a nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the regular academic year.
There are 18 inpatient beds for overnight observation and isolation for those cadets who cannot comfortably or safely stay in barracks. Cadets with more severe illnesses are referred to the local hospital or a specialist for care.
There is no extra charge to visit the infirmary or see the nurse or doctor. Many medications are dispensed at no charge. Lab tests ordered or appointments off Post will be the responsibility of the cadet.