Medical and counseling services are available at no additional cost to all full-time, matriculated, resident students and matriculated non-residents who pay the optional health fee. In case of an emergency, other non-residents will be treated and charged for services following treatment.
In case of illness, especially if unable to attend class, resident students should contact College Health Services at (603) 641-7028. A full time registered nurse is regularly available. A nurse practitioner is available by appointment six days a week.
A consulting physician is available by appointment in Medical Services two days each week, as listed in our hours of operation. At other times, students needing medical care beyond the scope of services available will be assisted in obtaining an appointment with consulting physicians in their Goffstown office or with other providers as needed. Such students must assume the cost of the office call. In addition, community (non campus) providers will directly bill those students requiring emergency room care, laboratory tests, x-rays, hospital care, and/or special medications.
Students who wish to make an appointment with any physician in the local community assume the cost of an office call fee.
Short term counseling services (2-8 visits/year) are available to all matriculated students on an individual basis. The college encourages students who are experiencing personal, emotional or social difficulties, or who simply need support and encouragement, to seek the services of a personal counselor.
All communications between a counselor and student are strictly confidential, and do not become a part of academic or other college records. During each semester, Counseling Services offers a number of supportive and therapeutic groups and educational programs related to mental-health issues.
24 HOUR NOTICE IS REQUIRED for cancellation of appointment or a $20.00 fee will be incurred.
Throughout the academic year, Health Services presents a variety of educational programs to promote awareness and understanding of physical- and mental-health issues. Professional staff members are available to present educational programs in classrooms and residence halls upon request. Please direct referrals or questions regarding education programs to Health Services at 641-7028.
Information shared in counseling or clinic sessions is privileged (confidential) information and does not become part of a student's academic record. Health information is not disclosed to any party outside of the College Health Service without the student's prior written consent.
Students are protected under HIPAA, a federal privacy law protecting the patient's confidentiality of health care information. Each time a student visits Health Services they must complete a 2-way release giving the provider permission to discuss any privileged information.
Please note: work study students cannot access counseling records, healthcare records, or other confidential information.
Confidentiality will only be broken in exceptional circumstances if such disclosure is:
- necessary to protect a client or someone else from imminent physical danger
- linked to apparent child or elder abuse
- a rare instance when records are legally court-ordered
- in cases where reporting is mandated by New Hampshire state law. Such exceptions to a client's rights of privilege are mandated by New Hampshire state laws. In these cases, appropriate officials will be notified and the client will be apprised of this notification.
Hours of Operation
College Health Services is located on the ground level of the Roger and Francine Jean Student Center Complex.
To schedule an appointment, please call (603) 641-7028.
Staff, Services, and Contacts
On Campus Medical Emergencies dial 911.
Any time day or night.
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Available by appointment.
Monday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Available by appointment.
Monday - Friday: by appointment
After hours Emergency: (603) 641-7000
Ask for the Counselor on call.
For medical/emotional issues that need urgent care seek treatment at Catholic Medical Center, 100 McGregor Street or Elliot Hospital, One Elliot Way. Students are responsible for paying fees charged by off campus providers.