The Health Center offers confidential medical care and gynecological services to all Mount Ida students. The staff includes nurse practitioners and a part-time physician equipped to handle most of the medical problems college students encounter. If a referral to a specialist is needed, arrangements can be made from the Health Center to one of the many physicians in the Boston area.
All medical information in a student’s record is kept confidential and will not be released to anyone (including parents) without your permission. Also, medical information shared by you during a medical visit is also confidential. You are responsible for notifying your parent or guardian regarding any health issues. An authorization form to release medical information to any other person is obtained prior to any disclosures.
Health Examination Report
All students must complete a Health Examination Report. Please forward the form to:
Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459
Please note that Page 4 contains immunizations required by Massachusetts State Law. All students are required to provide a certificate of immunization. The month, day and year must be recorded and the form signed by your health care provider. A blood test indicating a positive title may be substituted.
The Health Examination Report is due into the Health Center by August 1st. Your registration in Mount Ida College will not be completed until this Health Examinatin Report is received. Furthermore, students who do not submit a completed health examination report form will be not be permitted to reside in the residence halls until the form is complete.
If you have a problem completing your immunizations, please call the health office at (617) 928-4599.
Specific Services Available
- Treatment of common medical problems
- Women’s health care
- TB testing
- Laboratory testing through Newton-Wellesley Hospital laboratory
- Health Education / Programming and general information sessions
- Lifestyle counseling including health promotion and information
Overnight medical care is available at the Wellesley College Infirmary. When students require hospitalization, they are sent to Newton-Wellesley Hospital.
The Health Center can be reached at (617) 928-4599. Appointments can be made between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-in visits for emergency care only.