Title: Director of Health Services
Favorite Quote: “Whatever floats your boat”
Best Part about Student Life: Seeing old students, staff and also meeting new students and staff and viewing all the enthusiasm that they have is very refreshing.
Favorite Spot on Campus: Visiting the gardens and flowers growing around our campus and remembering all the years of our planting with the Students and Staff.
At Post University we are serious about our students' health. Our Health Services office is staffed by two registered nurses and the University physician is available on a weekly basis. In addition, walk-ins are welcome during open hours."
Our medical staff is here to provide students with access to:
Students wishing to make individual appointments with our physician should do so through the Health Services Office.
The Health Services Office is conveniently located in East Hall Annex and is open Monday through Friday during the academic year. Summer hours and semester break hours are posted well in advance.
All full-time students must have health insurance coverage. Students who do not have insurance must enroll in the University's student insurance plan prior to starting classes. Students will be billed for and automatically enrolled in the University's insurance plan unless they complete a waiver on or before the deadline date.
The cost of the annual coverage 2014-15 Student Insurance Plan is $1,575. New students enrolling for Fall Semester 2014 are assessed the charge for student insurance and must decide to keep or waive the coverage.
Students who opt not to enroll in the Student Insurance Plan MUST complete the online waiver.
Online Waiver Process
To read the information sent to students on April 4, 2014, about the Student Insurance Plan, click here. If you wish to rely on your own insurance policy instead of the University plan, you must waive your participation in this program by September 17, 2014.
If students do not complete a waiver, they will receive the coverage and be charged the fee. Contact the Office of Student Finance-Main Campus for more information on the cost of this plan. To waive your coverage or review plan information, including detailed co-payment/deductible amounts and benefit information, please visit the Gallagher Student Health site at www.gallagherstudent.com/Post. You also may contact Gallagher Student Health directly at 877.320.4347 with any questions. Customer service agents are available to assist you Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Please note: You must have your Post University Student ID number to waive coverage on the Gallagher Student Health site. Your Student ID number will be provided when you register for fall classes. If you have any questions about obtaining your Student ID number, please contact the Office of Admissions at 203.596.4555.
Full-time students are required to have a complete physical examination signed by a physician along with an updated immunization record on file in the Health Services Office by August 1st each year.
All students are required by the State of Connecticut to show proof of:
Students who live on campus also must show proof of:
Connecticut State Law requires that university students be vaccinated against meningitis as a condition for living in the university's residence halls and apartments.
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers About Meningococcal Meningitis
Students who have not met State immunization requirements will not be able to attend classes.
The Hepatitis B Vaccine is recommended by the CDC, ACHA and NCAA. To learn more about Hepatitis B and the vaccine, download the Hepatitis B and Vaccination Fact Sheet or contact your physician, local Health Department, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/b, or the American College Health Association (ACHA) website www.acha.org.
Click here for local branches that carry the vaccine
In the Waterbury area:
Community Health Center of Waterbury
51 Elms Street
Bring proof of income – Fee based on sliding scale
Show Student ID
The Community Health Center of Waterbury does Physicals and Immunizations