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Student Life

Health and Wellness

Health and wellness strengthen the bonds of our community here at Quinnipiac. We prioritize the academic success, health, emotional well-being and safety of our students above all else. Bobcats enjoy an extensive variety of programs and services dedicated to their intellectual, emotional and social development, and they can always count on help when and where they need it. 

Health and Wellness Resources

Health Services

Hartford HealthCare is Quinnipiac's partner to operate our on-campus Student Health Services. With successful experience serving student populations at other institutions, HHC offers a collaborative and coordinated healthcare model and the ability to provide expert consultation to the university on a wide range of campus health issues including student wellness, mental health, athletic training and infection prevention strategies.

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Counseling Services

The Office of Counseling Services provides a range of clinical services and mental health support at no cost to undergraduate and graduate students — including evaluations, individual counseling and group therapy. Our counselors are licensed to diagnose and treat a variety of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, relationship problems, sexual violence, eating disorders, grief and substance abuse. Services are offered through Hartford HealthCare on the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses.

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Athletics and Recreation

Quinnipiac puts an emphasis on offering amazing opportunities for being active, having fun and living a healthy lifestyle. Our fitness centers offer the right equipment and classes to keep your body and mind operating at peak performance throughout the school year. We also offer team athletics at the intramural, club and Division I levels.

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Academic Support Services

The Learning Commons provides a wide range of academic support services geared toward individual strengths, learning styles and goals. Our approach does more than raise test scores. Peer educators and support staff members teach students to think and learn with intention and to make connections between many academic disciplines.

Learn more about The Learning Commons

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Bobcat Food Share program

The Bobcat Food Share was established to address food insecurity among students. Students both in need of short- or long-term help may access nutritious meals from this program. Arrangements will be made for pick-up at one of the three campuses. This program is a collaboration between Student Affairs, Chartwells and a volunteer network of student groups, faculty and staff.

  • If you're looking for more information or know someone who may benefit from the program, please complete an online form.

  • For questions regarding the program, including volunteer opportunities, please contact Gina Frank.

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Public Safety

Quinnipiac is home to one of the safest campus communities in the country. Our Department of Public Safety provides 24/7 coverage while EMTs in our emergency medical services program are ready to respond to any health emergency. Walking escort services are available on campus 24/7 and Blue Light emergency phones are accessible throughout our campuses. 

Learn more about Public Safety 

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Quinnipiac University EMS

Quinnipiac University EMS is a student-run volunteer supplemental first responder agency. They formally began operations in Fall 2019, providing EMS coverage for the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses.

Learn more about the EMS team

About Hartford HealthCare

Hartford HealthCare

Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s most comprehensive integrated health system, with more than 400 locations serving 185 towns and cities — includes two tertiary-level teaching hospitals, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, three community hospitals, a behavioral health network, a multispecialty physician group, a clinical care organization, a regional home care system, an array of senior care services, a mobile neighborhood health program and a comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation network. 

Learn more at hartfordhealthcare.org