The Emerson Wellness Center supports the health and wellness of each student, enhancing the learning environment of Emerson College through a range of services and programs. Our staff includes nurse practitioners, a registered nurse, and a dietitian. A supervising physician is available on call when medically necessary.

Our services include:

  • Management of minor illnesses (cold, cough, asthma, rash, acne, & more)
  • Management of minor injuries (stitches, wound care, splinting, & more)
  • In-clinic testing (Strep, Flu, Covid, pregnancy tests)
  • GYN services (PAP tests & birth control)
  • STI testing and counseling (including PrEP)
  • Physical exams (Annual, Athletes)
  • Immunizations (Hep B, Tdap, HPV, Meningitis, MMR, Varicella, & more)
  • Medical consultations and referrals to specialists
  • Telephone consultations and Tele-health services available
  • Smoking cessation, alcohol and drug counseling
  • Health education & self-care advice
  • Appointments with a registered dietitian for education, diet plans, food allergies, weight management, and disordered eating
     

Service Exceptions

We do not offer:

  • Emergency services
  • Dental service
  • Eye exams for glasses or contacts
  • On-site physical (PT) or occupational (OT) therapy
  • On-site X-rays
     

Hours

Regular Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Eligibility for Care 

All undergraduate students are eligible for services. Graduate students are eligible if they have paid the Student Health Fee or if they are enrolled in Blue Cross Blue Shield Student Health Insurance.

Confidentiality

Information concerning student visits to the Emerson Wellness Center, past medical history, medications, and health records are strictly confidential. Information is only released with the student's written permission and is not accessible by parties outside of the Center, including parents, professors, or fellow students.

Parents have access to health information only if a student is under 18 years of age.