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Summer information

If this is a campus emergency – please contact CRC at ext. 7333 or 845-437-7333.

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.

Please see the main Vassar college webpage www.vassar.edu/ for the college COVID -19 update page.  The link is on the top of the main Vassar webpage.

If you are a new incoming student and have questions, please check the Health Service website at healthservice.vassar.edu.as it has information which may be helpful to you regarding billing, services offered,etc.  To download a copy of the health form you can access this from the main Health Service page.  If you are calling about your 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 reach us over the summer is by email. Our preferred way of receiving the health form this summer is either by email (health@vassar.edu) or Fax (845-437-7135).  Please keep the hard copy for your records. 

Student insurance and waiver information may be found on the student accounts website at studentaccounts.vassar.edu

If you need to receive a copy of your immunization records - please send us an email or faxed request with your name, date of birth, 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, date of birth, 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 over break- medical facilities in the area are as follows: 

Vassar Hospital Emergency Room: (845)-454-8500

MidHudson Regional Hospital Emergency Room: (845) 483-5000

Urgent care walk-in facilities in the area: 

Pulse-MD Urgent Care, 696 Dutchess Turnpike (near CVS) (845) 243-7100

Nuvance/Healthquest - LaGrangeville located on Rt. 55: (845) 485-4455

CareMount Medical Walk In Care Poughkeepsie: (845) 231-5600.

All students have 24/7 access to “HealthistYou”.  This gives you remote access to a physician using a nationwide telehealth service. If you have the insurance offered through the college there is no charge.  If you have private insurance, there is a copayment fee.  The website is:  www.telehealth4students.com.  The phone number is 1-855-866-0895.

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.

How to Print /Download an Insurance ID Card
1. Go to www.uhcsr.com/MyAccount
2. Click “Create Account”
3. Complete the registration form using your name, date of birth and student ID number.
Once logged in you will have access to print or save your Medical ID Card