Student Health Services continues to monitor COVID-19 developments and adjust our recommendations accordingly. Student health and well-being is our top priority.
We are in direct contact with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and are closely following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization, and local health departments.
For the most up-to-date information on the university’s COVID-19 policies, please visit the COVID-19 Community Guide. For general information on COVID-19, visit the CDC website or
call the New York State Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 888.364.3065.
Medical Services provides telehealth and in-person appointments for all eligible students. To schedule a telehealth appointment, please go to shsportal.newschool.edu. For in-person appointment requests, please contact us at 212.229.1671, option 2.
Sometimes you need to talk to someone who will listen in a supportive and nonjudgmental manner. Our counselors are here to help students clarify issues and explore feelings and to discuss problem-solving strategies. We also offer individual mindfulness sessions, Problem Management Plus sessions, Ear Acupressure Kits, and a variety of support groups.
The Student Health Insurance Plan is an integral part of the university's efforts to promote the well-being of our students. All eligible students need to enroll or waive the plan by the waiver deadline.
All degree-seeking students are required to meet the university’s immunization requirements for measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis ACWY, and COVID-19.
If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, you can get help by calling the Suicide Prevention Life Line at 1.800.273.8255 or going to your nearest hospital emergency department. If you would like to talk with a counselor, visit the Student Health Services portal to schedule a telecounseling appointment.
We work with students who are struggling with nonacademic challenges, distressing experiences, and crisis situations by providing support and advocacy and connecting students to resources in and outside of the university.
We provide resources and programs that can help prevent transmission of and infection with HIV. We ground our services in harm reduction, with a nonjudgmental, sex- and body-positive framework, and we focus on reducing risk and supporting positive health changes.
Use this directory to find resources for additional medical and wellness support in and around New York City.