Smith College Health Services provides accessible, quality medical care, mental health care and health education to Smith's diverse student population. As college health care professionals knowledgeable about developmental issues, we work with students in promoting their physical and psychological well-being. We collaborate with the larger college community, supporting students in accomplishing their educational goals.
Health Services is closed for the summer; there is no on campus health care available.
As indicated below, administrative staff is available to answer questions regarding incoming student health forms:
Monday to Thursday 9 AM to NOON (EST) beginning May 27, 2013. (Closed on Memorial Day and July 4.
Either call 413-585-2811 during those hours
HEALTH SERVICES HOURS : REOPENS SEPTEMBER 3, 2013: PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN HOURS
Health services is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
To schedule an appointment: x2811
To speak to a nurse during these hours: x2813
When Health Services is closed, a nurse is available for phone consultation: 585-1260. A counselor is available by phone: 585-2840.
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9 AM to 12:30 PM; 2 to 3:30 PM. Wed 1 PM to 3:30.
WHEN THE COLLEGE IS CLOSED, SUCH AS A WEATHER RELATED EMERGENCY, HEALTH SERIVES IS CLOSED:
A nurse is available for phone consultation: 413-585-1260. A counselor is available by phone: 413-585-2840.
REQUESTS FOR MEDICAL RECORDS
Requesting copies of medical records: print and sign the Medical Release Form at the bottom of this page . This may be mailed to 69 Paradise Road, Northampton, MA 01063, or scanned and e-mailed to email@example.com, or faxed to 413-585-4639. Requests are done in the order in which they are received and may take up to 2 weeks to complete.
QUESTIONS REGARDING STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE
Questions related to waiving/accepting Student Health Insurance should be directed to Student Financial Services at 413-585-2530 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW: STUDENT PORTAL FOR SECURE MESSAGING AND SELF SCHEDULING APPOINTMENTS
Health Services is moving to an Online Student Portal where students can send and receive secure messages with health care providers on campus regarding confidential health information, schedule appointments for some types of visits, and access forms and information. To log on go to smith.medicatconnect.com and use your Smith network username and password.
We respect your right to confidential, quality care. We believe that an interdisciplinary, coordinated approach delivers the optimal quality of care.
Our guidelines for protecting your confidentiality are as follows:
- Medical and counseling records are maintained separately within Health Services.
- Entry of psychotropic medications prescribed by the Counseling Services is made in the medical record.
- No medical or counseling information is shared outside of Health Services without your consent. The only exception to this would be in situations where it is mandated by law.
- Information relevant to your care may be shared, on a need-to-know basis, among the professional medical and counseling staff of Health Services.
Health Forms 2013-14
Medical Release Form (PDF)
Meningitis vaccine and waiver form: http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/docs/dph/cdc/meningitis/info-waiver.pdf