Health Services

Announcements

Health Insurance Cards

All undergraduate and graduate students admitted in Fall 2019—please pick up your health insurance card at Health Services.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Advisory

We have been notified by the Town of Wellesley and Town of Needham that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is spraying parts of Wellesley and Needham for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The spraying has been taking place and will continue to occur over the next week between the hours of 7:15 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. During that time we ask that you shut the windows in your room and that air conditioners be shut off at night. Wellesley and Needham remain at low risk for EEE, but there are other towns that are at high to critical risk levels. For additional information on EEE please click here.

 

Health Services hopes to enhance students’ learning and overall experiences at Babson by assisting them in maintaining optimum physical and emotional health.

Our mission in Health Services is to assist Babson students in maintaining optimum physical and emotional health through the provision of high quality, comprehensive medical care in combination with health education and wellness services that are both easily accessible and cost effective.

Appointments

An appointment is needed to be seen at Health Services, however, exceptions are made for medical emergencies. To schedule an appointment, please call 781-239-6363. Unsure if you should schedule an appointment? Call and ask to speak with the triage nurse.

Sudden Injury or Illness Clinic (SIIC)

At Babson Health Services, we understand that sudden illnesses or injuries can occur. When this happens, we encourage students to come to Health Services Monday–Thursdays 8:30–11:30 a.m. or Fridays 1–4 p.m. Wait times may vary, but you will be able to be seen. Services outside of these hours will require an appointment.

Emergency Situations on Campus

Contact Public Safety (781-239-5555) at any time. They will respond promptly and provide or arrange transportation to Health Services or the hospital.

Services

Scheduled appointments are for routine and chronic health needs. An appointment will allow you the time needed to discuss issues at a convenient time based on your schedule. Our services include:

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Illnesses
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Injuries
  • Consultations and Follow-Up
  • Referrals to Specialists & Lab Testing
  • Male and Female Reproductive Exams
  • Gynecological Care
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing and Treatment
  • Routine Immunizations
  • International Travel Immunizations & Consultations
  • Health Counseling
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Confidential Provider Visits
  • Please note that allergy shots are not given in Health Services.

Health Services is staffed by a highly skilled and caring team of nurse practitioners, a consulting physician, a nutritionist, and an administrative assistant. The certified nurse practitioners are licensed to diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medication, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and provide health counseling and education.

Student Health Portal

The Online Student Health Portal offers a method of secure communication between students and the offices of Health Services and Sports Medicine at Babson. Through the portal, students can complete required medical and/or athletic forms.

Confidentiality

All visits to Health Services and conversations with the staff are confidential. Your permission must be obtained before the staff will give information to anyone not directly connected with your care. This includes parents and college officials. There are limited exceptions to this policy as we are required by law to report certain communicable diseases to the Public Health Department and in life threatening situations.