Health, Counseling and Wellness Services
Student Health Services, located in Warnshuis Health Center, is a licensed outpatient clinic run by health professionals attending to the immediate primary health and urgent care needs of all enrolled College students. Student Health Services also coordinates a variety of health-related services and programs including:
- prescription deliveries
- routine laboratory tests
- off-campus medical referrals
All students are required to have health insurance, either on their own or through the College. See information about student health insurance programs.
Student Counseling Services, also located in Warnshuis Health Center, is an accredited service that provides outpatient mental health services to all enrolled College students. Services are provided in an effort to promote the emotional and psychological growth and well-being of the students at Connecticut College while enhancing each individual’s ability to learn, to create and to be fully participating members of the College community by utilizing safe, culturally sensitive and inclusive approaches to mental health treatment. Available counseling services include:
- individual and group counseling
- medication evaluation and management
- crisis management
The College employs a full-time director of student wellness who puts particular focus on drug and alcohol education. The director is responsible for providing outreach education and assessment in the areas of health and wellness, sexual assault and alcohol and other drugs. The office is located in the College Center at Crozier-Williams.
The Think S.A.F.E. Project (Sexual Assault-Free Environment), in the Office of Student Life, is Connecticut College’s on-campus resource for information about sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence and stalking. The office provides violence prevention education, specifically around the Green Dot Bystander Intervention strategy, as well as advocacy and referrals for medical treatment, counseling services, reporting options and academics. The Think S.A.F.E. Project may be reached at 860- 439-2219 and is available to students for after-hour emergencies