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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

To do their best work, and to fully advance their journeys as developing entrepreneurial leaders, Babson students must feel safe, be well, and live healthily.

As young adults living away from home, Babson students must take responsibility for their choices and take action when they’re sick, feel unsafe, or otherwise need help. Babson provides a comprehensive set of health and wellness services that are highly accessible and staffed by caring professionals and trained students. We urge all students to avail themselves of these services without delay when they are needed.

Tolerance and Respect

A healthy community encompasses more than just physical and mental health. It is a community based in tolerance, inclusiveness, respect, and justice. Babson is committed to making our campus safe and welcoming to everyone, regardless of race, religion, gender, age, and sexual orientation.

Drugs and Violence

Babson is not immune to the problems of society. We take such issues as suicide, rape and sexual assault, and alcohol and drugs very seriously. If you have questions or need help with these issues, we offer confidential, caring, nonjudgmental support and services, and can refer you to outside specialists.

Peer Educators

Babson offers a Health and Wellness Peer Education Program in which specially trained student volunteers help fellow students with a wide range of concerns, including substance abuse, stress management, mental health, nutrition and exercise, eating disorders, sexual health, and other critical issues.

Emergency Contacts

Babson Health Services – 781-239-6363

Health Services provides confidential medical and emotional support, advocacy, and resources. Services are delivered by a highly skilled and caring team of nurse practitioners, a consulting physician, two health and wellness professionals, a nutritionist, and an administrative assistant.

Babson Public Safety – 781-239-5555

Public Safety can provide transportation to the hospital, connect you with crisis services, and inform you of your legal options. They also can connect you with the Dean on Call for immediate support and assistance at night and on weekends.

Babson College Counseling Center – 781-235-4950

The College Counseling Center’s staff is composed of psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers who can help with stress, anxiety, depression, and other issues.

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) – 617-492-7273 (RAPE)

If you would feel more comfortable using an off-campus resource, call the 24-hour hotline or visit them at www.barcc.org. BARCC offers confidential counseling, advocacy, accompaniment to the hospital, legal advocacy, and support.