Health Services Center


Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Will someone be in Health Services after my late class or on the weekend?

A: Yes, the Health Services Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, during the fall and spring semesters. In the summer and when classes are not in session, the Center is open from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. See Hours of Operation for more details.

Q: If I am injured or too sick to come to the Health Services Center, how do I get assistance?

A: The Health Center staff respond to on-campus emergencies. If you are on the Garden City campus, dial 5 to call Public Safety or ask someone to call for you. A Public Safety officer will bring one of the emergency staff members to you.

Q: Can someone diagnose and treat my illness at the Health Center or do I have to go off campus?

A: The Health Center is staffed with Nurse Practitioners during clinic hours. A Nurse Practitioner is an Advance Practice Registered Nurse who is trained to diagnose, treat, and prescribe. If you require a specialist they can refer you to one of the off-campus specialists in our area.

Q: Will this insurance cover all my medical bills?

 A:  Not necessarily, the policy currently follows the requirements of the Affordable Care Act but does have limitations, please see policy brochure for full coverage details.

Q: Are there any deadlines for the purchase of this insurance?

A: Yes. For the fall semester, the insurance must be purchased by October 1. For the spring semester, the insurance must be purchased by March 1. Only new students are eligible to purchase the insurance during the spring semester. Please refer to the insurance information page.

Q: Will the Health Services Center give me a note for my professor?

A: The Health Center will only give you documentation that you were seen at the Health Center, this does not excuse you from class. It is up to you to communicate with your professors if you are going to be absent from a class.

Q: How much does it cost to be seen at the Health Center?

A: There is no charge to be seen, it is open to all registered Adelphi students regardless of what campus you attend classes on.

Q: I need my immunization records faxed to another school, what do I do?

A: You can come to the Health Center in person with valid ID, or you can mail or fax a request to the office. You must include your name, student ID#, and date of birth on the request. It must be dated and signed by you, please include the fax number where you want it sent and a contact number for you if we have a problem. There is no fee for this service.


For further information, please contact:

Health Services Center
Waldo Hall
p – 516.877.6000
f – 516.877.6008
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Member of American College Health Association (ACHA)

Member of American College Health Association (ACHA)

Regular Semester Hours

24-hour coverage

Spring 2020
January 2-17 Open 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
January 20 Closed for Martin Luther Kind Jr. Observance
January 21 24-hour coverage resumes at 7:00 a.m.
In case of emergency when the Health Services Center is closed, call the Office of Public Safety and Transportation by dialing 5 from any campus telephone, or by dialing 516.877.3511.
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