The Hammond Health Center serves the individual and collective health care needs of the Ithaca College community by providing comprehensive primary care medical services for students, individual and community education, and prevention and health screening, and by assessing and responding to the public health needs of the campus community. Committed to providing students with excellent and highly accessible clinical services in an inviting, respectful, and confidential environment, the center strives to promote healthy life choices, to educate students about their illnesses and medical care, to promote consumer competency, and to listen to and partner with students in providing care. The health center is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m until 11:00 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., whenever classes are in session. It adheres to the general principles and standards of ethical conduct endorsed by the American College Health Association: to do no harm, provide service in a caring manner, respect autonomy, protect privacy, maintain competence, promote justice, and respect diversity. The Ithaca College student health service is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.