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Health Service

Vassar College

Medical and Nursing Clinics

  • Diagnosis and treatment of the full range of medical problems
  • Evaluation of acute illness and injury
  • Routine physical exams, athletic physicals, tests and screenings
  • Ancillary services including laboratory and EKGs
  • Sexual health and wellness services
  • Immunizations (Flu, Hepatitis B, HPV, Meningitis)
  • Travel Advice/Immunizations
  • Allergy injections prescribed by allergists or home physicians
  • Patient education and health promotion
  • Referrals to specialty care

Students are requested to make appointments in advance for non-emergencies.

Men's Health Service

Men’s Health Services are available for individuals seeking information, healthcare, and/or support.

Gynecology Services

Routine annual gynecological exams, contraceptive and general counseling, evaluation of menstrual problems and sexual health, diagnosis and treatment of infections, and pregnancy testing. 

Diagnostic Testing and Lab Work

Some tests and labwork are performed on-site (including EKGs); others are sent to an outside lab and are billed to the student or his/her insurance company. X-rays, MRIs, and similar diagnostic tests are arranged by appointment at local facilities.

VCEMS – Vassar College Emergency Medical Service

Vassar College Emergency Medical Services (VCEMS) is a student-run organization that is part of the Vassar Student Association (VSA). VCEMS is a National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF) recognized EMS organization that serves all members of the Vassar College community and visitors to the campus during the academic year. VCEMS operates on weeknights from 5:00pm- 8:00am and on weekends from Friday 5:00pm-Monday 8:00am. VCEMS also provides extra coverage during large-scale campus events. VCEMS response is through Campus Security by calling ext. 7333 (845) 437-7333).

Sports Medicine

Diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries and conditions by athletic trainers in the Department of Athletics, working in collaboration and cooperation with the team physician, an orthopedic specialist, physical therapy, and the Health Service.


A variety of services are provided to Vassar students such as individual, couples, and group counseling; crisis intervention, walk-in clinic, educational programming, consultation, assessment, and referrals to off-campus mental health professionals.

Health Education

Outreach on a wide range of health issues--weight management, nutritional and eating concerns, smoking cessation, drug and alcohol issues, and sexual health.

Student Accident and Health Insurance Program

Accident and health insurance program designed specifically for full-time students of Vassar College. Obtain a copy of the insurance brochure or other insurance information.