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Skidmore College
Health Services

Appointments

In order to better serve students and provide a safe environment for everyone, we ask you to schedule an appointment in advance rather than walk in to be seen. We can usually offer same or next-day appointments and we will do our best to make sure you are seen as quickly as possible.  

MONDAY-THURSDAY 9AM-12PM & 1-4:30PM

FRIDAY 10AM-12PM & 1-4:30PM

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR INJURY, ILLNESS, SYMPTOMS OR TO SPEAK WITH A NURSE: 
  • LOG-ON TO HEALTH SERVICES PORTAL 
  • CLICK “APPOINTMENT REQUEST” AND COMPLETE 
  • A NURSE WILL CALL YOU BACK TO ASSIST IN SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT 
  • IF THE CONCERN IS TIME SENSITIVE AND YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A CALL BACK WITHIN 2 HOURS, PLEASE CALL TO FOLLOW-UP. 

Common visits for illness/injury include:

  • Flu-like symptoms (fever, aches), upper respiratory symptoms (sore throat, cough) 
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) 
  • Musculoskeletal injuries 
  • Care for chronic illnesses, often in collaboration with home and/or specialty providers 
  • Routine follow-up for eating disorders, including lab work
  • Sexual and reproductive health care
  • Referrals to specialists 
FOR ROUTINE VISITS YOU MAY CALL 518-580-5550 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.

Routine visit types include:

  • Physical exams needed for animal lab, sports reviews, internships, travel abroad or work
  • Preventative health counseling
  • Immunizations
  • Blood test and lab work
  • Tuberculosis screening skin testing (aka PPD)
  • Smoking or vaping support and counseling, medication to help quit 

 If you need assistance with something that is not listed above, please call us at 518-580-5550 and we will do our best to help. 

FEES

There is NO CHARGE for the following provided by Health Services:

  • Visits
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Basic wound care supplies in the setting of a visit 

 Minimal fees typically apply for the following, many of which can be dispensed in Health Services: 

  • Prescription medications  
  • Immunizations 
  • Braces (ankle, knee, wrist, etc) 
  • In-house labs 
  •  All fees will be discussed with the patient prior to being applied 
  • We do not bill health insurance companies. Students can keep receipts and submit them to their insurance or medical spending account on their own. 
  • Students (or their health insurers) are responsible for all bills relating to care outside of Health Services, which may include emergency room and urgent care center visits, outside laboratory tests and x-rays, visits to outside providers, and outside prescriptions.