Residence Hall Students

The staff in Health Services wish you good health during your college career. Please visit us to learn how to manage your health or recover quickly from illness or injury!

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

The following information is required prior to move-in day:

  1. Proof of MMR vaccination or positive blood titer tests proving immunity to Measles, Mumps & Rubella diseases. Please visit the Immunization page for more information on meeting requirements.
  2. Meningitis Vaccine- A completed Meningococcal Vaccine Response Form after reading the Meningococcal Disease Fact Sheet.  The vaccine is not mandatory but is recommended within 5 years prior to college entry.
  3. Proof of Health Insurance- A copy of both sides of the insurance card must be turned into Health Services along with your vaccine records. Name and student ID number should be on each document. Please see our insurance page if you do not have insurance.
  4. A completed Health History Form is strongly recommended for all residence hall students. Please call or email if you have a medical condition you would like to alert our nurses to.
  5. Parental Consent for Medical Treatment of a Minor form should be completed if you are under 18.

ON CAMPUS HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Registered Nurses
  • Two Registered Nurses are available to see students by appointment from 9am-4pm Mon-Fri. Same day appointments are usually available- call early. When urgent problems arise, we'll do our best to see you quickly.
  • There is no fee to be seen by any of our staff, but lab tests, referrals and prescriptions are costs to you.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (PA)
  • Available in Fall & Spring. Prescriptions/referrals made if indicated.
  • Medical PA: Mon, Tues, Wed, & Thurs from 12:30-4pm.
When Health Services is Closed
  • For an on-campus medical emergency, call Public Safety.
  • If it's not an emergency, notify your RA, or the RD on call.
  • There are a number of urgent care centers fairly close to campus. Two centers students use frequently are Rochester Immediate Care and UR Medicine Urgent Care. Please contact them for hours of operation and to verify your insurance is accepted. Bring your photo ID and your insurance card.
  • If you do not have transportation, your RA/RD can arrange for it.
  • Be prepared for the payment of your copay and for any medications prescribed.
  • There is a Rite Aid Pharmacy located across the street from the college at 125 White Spruce Blvd.
  • If you are under 18, you will need consent from a parent/guardian in order to be treated.
  • For continued symptoms or if follow-up treatment is required, contact Health Services for an appointment.
Staying Healthy
  • Please visit the How To Stay Healthy section for tips on how to live a healthy life, so that you get the most from your college experience.
  • Visit our Emergency page and take a moment to program Public Safety’s phone number into your cellular phone.

Confidentiality: Your medical care and counseling at Monroe Community College Health Services are confidential. Health care records are kept separately from academic records. We do not release information outside of Monroe Community College without your written permission, except upon a court order, as required by law (as in the case of certain communicable diseases and reports of child abuse), or as required, in our judgment, to protect you or others from immediate physical danger.