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Summer Information

The Student Health Service is closed over the summer but we do check emails and phone messages on a regular basis.  Our email address is health@vassar.edu.  Email is our preferred means of communication.

If you are an incoming student and have questions, please check the Health Service website which can be accessed at http://healthservice.vassar.edu/. To download a copy of the health form, you can access this from our main webpage.   If you need to advise us about a form being late - please email us with the information and we'll get back to you.  If you have additional questions, the best way to contact us is by email.   Health insurance/waiver information may be found on the student accounts website: http://studentaccounts.vassar.edu/

Our webpage: healthservice.vassar.edu also has information which may help you with any questions you may have regarding billing, services offered, etc.

If you need to receive a copy of your immunization records - please send us an email or faxed request with your name, year of graduation and that you are requesting immunization records. We can then email them directly to you. Our fax # is 845-437-7135.  If you send a fax - please include your signature.

If you need to receive a copy of your medical records - please send us a signed authorization by fax or email including your name, year of graduation, where you would like them sent, and exactly what you need - complete records or something specific.

If you are a student needing medical care during the summer – medical facilities in the area are as follows:  Vassar Hospital Emergency Room – phone # 845-454-8500,  MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center Emergency Room(formerly St. Francis)  – phone # 845-483-5000, HealthQuest an urgent care walk-in facility located in LaGrangeville at 1100 Rt. 55 (hours: 8am-8pm: 7 days/week) – phone # 845-485-4455 and Wappingers Falls at 1530 Rt. 9 (hours: 8am -8pm: 7 days/week) – phone # 845-297-2511 and Mt.Kisco Medical Group (formerly Mid-Hudson Medical Group) a walkin facility in Poughkeepsie located at 30 Columbia St.  (hours: M-F 8am-8pm, Sat/Sun 8am-5pm) phone # 845-231-5600.

If you have any insurance issues regarding the student health insurance you can go to their website at www.gallagherstudent.com/Vassar.  They have quite a bit of information on their site.  They also have a live chat area that you can utilize.   They also have a service which offers insured students access to nurse advice and health information 24/7 (1-877-643-5130).  Information on this service can be found on their website under collegiate assistance program.