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Student Health Services

Services Provided

Quinnipiac University Student Health Services ensures comprehensive care for students by providing various health-related testing and treatment services, mental health services, nutrition consultations, and prescription delivery services. Learn more about our various services below.

We provide evaluation and/or care for injuries and illnesses right on our campuses.

When necessary, we will coordinate bloodwork lab referrals to Quest, as well as referrals to Hartford HealthCare specialists within the community, including HHC Medical Group Specialty and Imaging.

QU Student Health Services will only continue a student’s allergy injections during the academic year. Student Health Services will not initiate a student’s first allergy injection.

QU SHS will not prescribe allergy treatment, nor do we perform allergy testing.

The student must have completed all required allergy paperwork prior to their first allergy visit at SHS (required to be completed annually).

  • Serum

    • A student’s allergy serum may be stored at Student Health Services.

    • Serums can be dropped off by the student to Student Health Services or serums can be mailed to QU ℅ SHS.

    • When leaving serums at Student Health Services, they must be clearly marked with the student’s name and date of birth.

Appointments

  • Allergy injection appointments can be made on Monday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon, or Thursday afternoons from noon to 4 p.m. at the Mount Carmel Campus office.

  • Allergy appointments cannot be walk-ins and must be scheduled either in person or by phone.

  • After the allergy injection is administered, the student is required to be monitored for up to 30 minutes and is to be evaluated by a nurse prior to leaving Student Health Services.

Before scheduling your allergy appointment, please log in and complete the allergy documents available on MyQ

We offer a number of point-of-care tests that could be performed based on your present symptoms. The testing will be determined by the provider at your visit.

We test on-site for the following:

  • COVID

  • Influenza (flu)

  • Mononucleosis (mono)

  • Pregnancy

  • Strep throat

  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Student Health Services can assist students with various sexually transmitted infection testing (STI).

The following testing is provided free of charge to Quinnipiac students:

  • chlamydia

  • gonorrhea

  • trichomonas

Any other STI testing can be ordered and it will be charged to the student’s insurance on file.

Appointments

  • If a student is symptomatic, he/she should make an appointment to see a provider at SHS.

  • We also run STI testing clinics for asymptomatic individuals every Thursday during the academic year from 8 a.m. to noon.

  • A student can make an appointment for STI testing at any time.

Counseling services are available on all three Quinnipiac campuses from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services are provided free of charge to Quinnipiac students.

We offer:

  • Individual therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Couples counseling

Schedule an appointment with a counselor

Learn more about counseling and support

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is contracted with a local pharmacy provider (Apex Pharmacy) to have prescriptions delivered directly to campus for pickup in Student Health Services. Students also have the ability to have their at-home primary care physician send prescriptions sent directly to Apex Pharmacy for convenient delivery on campus for maintenance medications (e.g., an asthma inhaler).

How to request delivery of a prescription:

  • Student must set up an account with Apex Pharmacy (by phone) to include:

    • First and last name

    • Mobile number (of student)

    • Home address

    • Insurance information

    • Name of medication

  • Student’s primary care physician (PCP) will need to send the prescription directly to Apex Pharmacy with student demographic and insurance information.

  • PCP must note on script “Quinnipiac Student Health” as an identifier to ensure delivery to Student Health Services

  • E-script is the best method of sending prescriptions to Apex Pharmacy. The PCP may need the Pharmacy’s NPI: 1780621169

  • The PCP can also fax or call in the script if e-script cannot be used:

Diet and nutrition services are provided by Elizabeth Morris, Registered Dietitian.

She is available for appointments on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Services include:

  • creating healthy meal plans

  • creating meal preparation plans

  • making healthy food choices

  • Mount Carmel Campus Dining Hall (Cafe Q) nutrition tours

Schedule a nutrition appointment

All students attending the university are required to be up-to-date on certain vaccines.

Learn more about needed vaccines, how to upload your vaccine history, and which vaccines are available through the university

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