HEALTH & COUNSELING SERVICES
Student Health Services
Student Health Services, located on the first floor of the Infirmary Building, provide for the health needs of registered students. The Medical Clinic, staffed by board certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses, offers treatment for a multitude of medical and minor surgical problems. Specialty services such as gynecology and dermatology are also available by appointment. All information is confidential. There is a mandatory infirmary fee for all full-time registered students and part-time day students. Fee-for-service care for part-time evening students is available.
Health Service Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during the semester; 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the summer and intersession.
In an emergency, students may use the Emergency Department of University Hospital on a fee-for-service basis (not covered by the infirmary fee). Adequate health insurance is important to help pay for such services. For further medical information or questions that you may have, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Student Health Services at (631) 632-6740.
Center for Prevention & Outreach
The Center for Prevention & Outreach (CPO) is a diverse group of professional staff, student peer educators, and volunteers who focus on prevention and early intervention for members of our Seawolf community. The Center is committed to providing students with the knowledge and resources needed to make healthy decisions and ensure a network of care for those who need support. There are four departments, each emphasizing a critical area of prevention and outreach: Alcohol and Other Drugs, Sexual Assault, Depression/Suicide, and Health Education. Call (631) 632-2748 (2-CR4U).
Student Health Insurance Office
The Student Health Insurance Office is located in the West Campus Student Health Center Building, where it assists all students and visiting scholars with health insurance information, enrollments, and claims problems. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday–Friday.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services, a unit in the division of Student Affairs, is located on the second floor of the Student Health Center. The center will help you with personal problems so that you can better meet the daily challenges of being a student. A variety of services, including individual and group therapy, psychiatric assessment and treatment, stress management, meditation, and referrals to on- and off-campus resources are offered. You can usually get an appointment for your initial session within 24 hours of your request. Simply call (631) 632-6720 and ask to speak with a counselor. This phone is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays. (During summer, intersession, and spring break, hours are Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Disability Support Services
The Disability Support Services office (DSS) assists and provides services for students in accessing the many resources of the University. Individuals with visual, mobility, and hearing impairment, as well as those with hidden disabilities such as chronic medical conditions, psychological disabilities, and learning disabilities are invited to make use of the services and equipment available. Individuals with permanent or temporary disabilities are also encouraged to consult with DSS. For additional information, please call (631) 632-6748. DSS is located at 128 Educational Communications Center (ECC), behind the Psychology Building.
Wo/Men's and Gender Resource Center
The Wo/Men’s and Gender Resource Center is located on the second floor of the Stony Brook Union Building. The Center welcomes both female and male students in need of support and strives to promote equal rights for women and men. In addition to providing students with a space to learn and give each other support, we also provide counseling services. Professionally trained therapists offer free, confidential individual, couples, and group therapy along with referrals to other services. Students seeking help with sexual abuse, eating disorders, coming out, gender identity, and depression are encouraged to seek our services. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a counselor, contact us at (631) 632-9666. We are open Monday through Thursday, 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During summer, intersession, and spring break, hours are Monday–Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.).