College J. David Hammond Center for Student Health Services
functions 24 hours a day during the spring and fall semesters and is
prepared to expedite the care of any illness or injury that may occur
to matriculated students in the College. During the summer term, care
is offered 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The staff consists of full-time physicians,
physician assistants, registered nurses, and support personnel.
The health center has received the accreditation of the Joint Commission
on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for Ambulatory Care. It
has a state-licensed clinical laboratory and X-ray department. There
is a fee charged for medications, X-rays, laboratory work, and other
The Ithaca College student health service urges all patients to comply
with treatment and will continue to educate students about the dangers
of noncompliance. However, refusal of treatment will in no way affect
the care or treatment given to the patient at any future date. A full
statement of patients' rights is posted at the health center.
A health and accident insurance policy is available to graduate students.
This insurance covers students at all times from August 15 to August
15 of the following year and supplements the regular College health
service. For more information about insurance, inquire at the health
center's business office.