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Health Service

Vassar College

On campus

If you have a medical emergency requiring immediate care after our normal hours, call the Campus Response Center at (845) 437-7333 or x7333 from any campus phone. Security and a NYS EMT will respond to assist you or an ambulance will be dispatched immediately depending upon the nature of the call. View Emergency Info.

Off campus

If you are off-campus go to the nearest hospital emergency room or dial 911 to call an ambulance.

Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie (View directions...)
MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center (formerly St. Francis Hospital), Poughkeepsie (View directions...)

Important for Students: When seeking Emergency Room care, please identify yourself as a Vassar College student to ensure continuity of care.


Regular hours

During regular clinic hours, if you are acutely ill and need urgent medical attention call (845) 437-5800 or come to Baldwin and let the staff know that you have an urgent concern. They will perform a triage assessment and provide for appropriate medical follow-up.


When the Health Service is closed, if you develop a non-emergent medical condition or concern call the Campus Response Center non-emergent line at (845) 437-5221. Based on the nature of the call they will dispatch appropriate emergency medical resources to you. The Health Service on-call provider is also available for consultation after hours.

AED+ Locations on Campus

In case of a medical emergency, there are 16 AED+ cabinets and 8 portable AED units accessible across the campus. Each AED+ cabinet contains a public access defibrillation unit, a CPR supply pouch (black pouch), a Narcan kit (blue pouch) and a bleeding control kit (red pouch). If you utilize supplies from any of these cabinets, please notify the CRC at (845) 437-7333 so they can be rapidly restocked and medical services can be directed to your location. Below is a list of the AED+ cabinet locations on campus.

AED+ LocationLocation Description
Facility OperationsFacility Operations Building; east side of rear courtyard wall
Gordon CommonsGordon Commons main lobby; south side next to stairwell
Athletic and Fitness CenterAthletic and Fitness Center Lobby; east wall
Athletics Portable x2Walker Athletic Training Room 144
Health Services1st floor Baldwin House on code cart in west hallway
EMS vehicleBack seat of EMS SUV
Kenyon HallWest wall of Sun Courtyard Lobby
Kenyon HallBasement lobby next to elevators
Weinberg Pavilion #1East side of Weinberg Pavilion outside double entrance doors
Weinberg Pavilion #2East side of baseball announcer box
Athletics/Weinberg Portable x2Weinberg Athletic Training Room
Environmental CoopWest entrance inside Environmental Coop single entrance door
Walker Field House PoolSouth entrance hallway to the pool
CRC Main BuildingWest wall Main Building lobby outside the CRC
Safety and Security VehicleCampus Safety vehicle
Wimpfheimer Nursery SchoolWimpfheimer north entrance in the lobby
EMS SPARE AEDEMS office 2nd floor Baldwin Hall
Skinner HallSkinner recital hall lobby by the elevator
Infant Toddler CenterNorth entry door
Loeb MuseumLoeb Museum Atrium; east alcove
ChapelLobby inside the main entrance
LibraryLobby of 24/7 entrance door