Health Services

Every student, while on campus, may seek the professional advice of Jonathan Miller, MS PA-C, Director of Health Services and a certified physician assistant. The Health Services office is open for patient evaluations year round. Appointments and walk-in service are available. The Health Services office does not currently accept insurance. If you are in need of off campus health care please review this listing of local clinics

Location/Hours

Building 20/Room 320 (2 floors above the Bookstore)

Monday through Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Contact
Health Services
Phone (413) 755-4230
Fax (413) 755-6045
healthservices@stcc.edu
 

Please review the Student Immunization & Health Records Policy

Background Checking and Drug Screening Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Health Forms

Different students have different requirements for which health forms need to be submitted. To help avoid confusion forms are organized according to student status. All forms are available as PDF files to be downloaded from the appropriate page. Click on the links below for forms and more information about medical records requirements.

Full-Time Students

Full-time students, those here on a student visa, or if enrolled in a health program or Early Childhood Education are required to submit vaccination records (form listing requirements attached below).

All full-time students or any students attending STCC on a student visa must submit the following vaccination records:

  • immunity to tetanus (vaccination within the last 10 years)
  • immunity to pertussis (single dose of pertussis containing vaccine after age 18)
  • immunity to measles (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to mumps (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to rubella (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to hepatitis B (three vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to chickenpox, known as varicella (two vaccine doses, positive titer results, or documented history of disease)

Health History Form
All students are asked to submit a Health History Form each year. This form lists medications, allergies, emergency contacts, etc.

Health Records Requirements
All Full-time students and students attending STCC on a student visa must submit immunization records. This form lists the requirements.

Part-Time Students

Most part-time students are not required to submit vaccination records. There are exceptions:

  • Students enrolled in a health field
  • Students enrolled in Early Childhood Education
  • Students attending STCC while on a student visa
  • Workforce Development Students Health Program Students

These 4 groups of students must submit vaccination records to the college, all other part-time student need only submit the Health History Form. You may download the form below.

Health History Form
All students are asked to submit a Health History Form each year. This form lists medications, allergies, emergency contacts, etc.

Students Enrolled in a Health Field

Students enrolled in the School of Health and Patient Simulation (Nursing, Dental, Medical Imaging, Medical Assisting, Rehabilitation Therapies, Cosmetology, etc.), Early Childhood Education, or non-credit healthcare programs (CNA, EMT, Phlebotomy) are required to submit vaccination records (form listing requirements attached below).

  • Tdap within the last 10 years
  • immunity to measles (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to mumps (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to rubella (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to hepatitis B (three vaccine doses AND positive titer results)
  • immunity to varicella (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results, for these students history of disease is not sufficient)
  • tuberculosis screening does not apply to Cosmetology or Early Childhood programs
    • initial two-step Mantoux test
      or
    • T-Spot blood test within the past year
  • initial two-step Mantoux test
  • If the student has a history of a positive tuberculosis test, a Chest X-ray is required within the last 2 years and an annual tuberculosis questionnaire must be completed (attachment below)

 Health Forms for Each Program

Student Athletes

Student Athletes are required to submit vaccination records (form listing requirements attached below).

  • immunity to tetanus (vaccination within the last 10 years)
  • immunity to pertussis (single dose of pertussis containing vaccine after age 18)
  • immunity to measles (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to mumps (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to rubella (two live-vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to hepatitis B (three vaccine doses or positive titer results)
  • immunity to chickenpox, known as varicella (two vaccine doses, positive titer results, or documented history of disease)

Health Records Requirements

 Athletes must complete a one-time Athletic Sickle Cell Trait NJCAA Form

 Athletes must also complete an annual Athletic Preparticipation Form

Other

STCC Employees

All employees are welcome and encouraged to complete a Staff Health History Form.  This information contains information such as medications, allergies, emergency contacts, and is used only by the Health Services Department for treatment purposes.
 
Some externship sites require the college to attest to, or forward vaccination status and other records.  Faculty who supervise students at these sites must submit an Authorization to Release Faculty/Staff Information to Externship Sites form.

 

Where can a student get these immunizations if he/she has no proof?

If a student needs to be re-immunized because of age or inability to locate his/her record, there are many locations and clinics to obtain vaccinations, some at a reduced rate. Tuberculosis testing, seasonal flu vaccinations and physical exams are by appointment only.

Request for Copy of Vaccination Records

A paperless system of forwarding vaccination records has not yet been developed/approved by the college, however you may download the Health Records Release Form and return it to the Health Services office in person, by mail, or by fax. Please allow 1 - 2 business days for the request to be processed.