All currently registered undergraduate and
graduate students are automatically eligible to use the Health
There is no charge for treatment at the
Student Health Center. Students
are responsible for the cost of laboratory tests and x-rays
performed by an off campus agency, medications not available in
the Health Center, and expenses incurred when referred to an
off-campus physician or hospital. New Jersey State Law requires all enrolled
students to have Health Insurance.
All students will be automatically charged for the
student Health Plan unless a waiver is signed.
All of this can be accomplished online.
A medical record is started, maintained and
stored for every student who is registered at Stevens.
All health and medical information is confidential and is
not available to anyone outside of the medical staff without
prior written consent of the student involved.
There are two exceptions to this rule: certain infectious
diseases must be reported to the Department of Public Health
under requirements of the law, and documents must be surrendered
upon the receipt of a court ordered subpoena.
Referrals are made at the Health Center by
the medical personnel from a list of private local specialists. Students are responsible for charges incurred outside the
The Stevens Health Center inventories
several medications that are available at no extra charge to the
student is responsible for all charges incurred outside the
Health Center, when given a prescription for medication that is
filled at an outside pharmacy.
The Health Center does not provide students
with written class excuses.
With the students permission, verification of medical
visits can be made to faculty if requested.
To report medical
emergencies, telephone campus police,
They will respond immediately.
Serious illness and injuries will be transported to a
local hospital via ambulance.