Care includes dispensing of non-prescription and prescription drugs, first aid, treatment of minor illnesses, and medical referral for situations requiring more extensive medical care than the Center provides.
A Nurse Director staffs the Health Center and there are limited on-campus Nurse Practitioner hours. Regular infirmary hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Access to physicians is arranged through outside referrals.
Students in need of emergency care during stated operating hours should report to or contact the Health Center directly. If the nurse is not available and it is an emergency, Security should be contacted.
All students are required to submit the College Medical Form which includes student’s medical history, physician’s report, and completed immunization records. All students born on or after January 1, 1957 must provide the College with proof of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). A Meningitis Vaccination Response Form must be signed and be on file in the Health Center. Resident students are required to provide written documentation from their health care provider that they have received a meningitis vaccine.
The Counseling Center serves students experiencing personal, family or social difficulties that are interfering with their ability to succeed. Services are free of charge, and include crisis intervention, short-term individual and group-counseling, and assistance with referrals to outside mental health clinics and/or therapists.Accident and Health Insurance.
The College automatically covers all full-time undergraduate students with a limited accident insurance policy that is in effect 24 hours a day, 52 weeks a year, both on and off campus.
All full-time undergraduates are also required to have health insurance coverage. Proof of coverage must be submitted to the Student Accounts Office by September 15th of each year. Any student who has not submitted documentation of coverage will be enrolled in and charged for the health insurance provided by the College.