• Fax: 585-389-2503
  • Fall/Spring Hours:

         Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri:  9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m

         Wed: 9 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

         Closed during school breaks.

  • Summer Session Hours: 

         Mon/Wed/Thurs: 9 a.m.- 3:00 p.m 

         Closed on Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

  • Walk-in Counseling: Brief appointments for students with an urgent need to be seen, available first-come, first-served, during the fall and spring semesters only: see the Counseling walk-in hours.


Available for all Nazareth students:

  • Primary Care Health including treatment of illness and injury, prescriptions, PPD clinics, HPV vaccine, referrals to specialists, and more
  • Counseling Services including consults, workshops and group counseling, individual counseling as necessary and determined at initial visit, crisis prevention, psychiatric services, consultations, referrals to off campus providers, and more
  • Self Care Services including massages, nutrition consults, Relaxation Room, and many events throughout the academic year


Fall and Spring Semesters:

  • Medical: You can schedule most medical appointments, request lab results, or ask questions online: Naz Student Health Portal. Some medical appointments cannot be made via the portal, like PPD (TB tests). If you can't find an appointment, call us, 585-389-2500.
  • Counseling: For counseling appointments and questions, call our office, 585-389-2500; see Counseling Services for walk-in times.

Summer A and Summer B:

  • Medical: Please contact our office at 585-389-2500, or walk-in to schedule an appointment.
  • Counseling: Please email Kathryn DeVinney at kdevinn2@naz.edu to schedule a counseling appointment. 

Mental Health Crisis (After Hours):

  • If you experience a mental health crisis outside of business hours, please contact Mobile Crisis at 585-275-5151, or Campus Safety at 585-389-2850.

Student Health Portal

ALL NEW STUDENTS: 48 hours after your deposit has been paid, use Nazareth's Student Health Portal to provide your state-required health history, immunization dates, proof of receiving the meningitis vaccine or signed waiver, and health insurance information. Students: If you don't submit your information by the fall semester, you will incur a non-refundable $100 fee  charged to your student account, and you will be unable to register for classes for the following semester.

If you have questions, concerns, or difficulty entering information into the portal, please contact our office.

Health Insurance

Nazareth College does not offer a college health insurance plan. More about health insurance.

Special Housing Requests

To make a special housing request based on a chronic health condition, contact Student Accessibility Services.

Food Allergy/Special Nutrition Requests

For meal plans and dietary accommodations, see Dining Services. View our Food Allergy & Special Nutrition Form.

Medical Excuse Letters

Nazareth's Health and Counseling Services does not issue notes, medical excuses, or visit verification unless an illness/condition is expected to last longer than 3 days.

Responsibility for class attendance and completion of assignments rests primarily with students, who assume responsibility by communicating directly with faculty via email or phone.

Chosen Name and/or Gender Identity Change

To submit a secure electronic request for a "chosen first name" that will show on class rosters, Moodle, ID card, and more, see "Chosen Name and/or Gender Identity Change" on the Registrar's Forms and Petitions webpage. After you submit the form, Health and Counseling will be notified of the name change. (Your legal name will be displayed on your electronic health record, but your chosen name will also become part of your record and will be used by our staff.)

Need your immunization record?

Print a copy of your immunization record to have it handy for work or graduate school.