Counseling and Health Services
Residential graduate students are eligible to use the services of the Student Health Center, the Student Counseling Center, and the Alcohol and Other Drug Education Center. The La Salle University Student Health Center, located next to the Blue and Gold Dining Hall, is a primary health-care facility that provides acute health care and is staffed by clinical nurse practitioners. It is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the academic year. All residential graduate students must have a completed health history form on file. After-office hour emergencies are referred to Albert Einstein Medical Center. Security or fire rescue will transport students to Einstein Medical Center. Students are financially responsible for emergency room visits. The Student Health Center can be reached at 215 951 1565. The Student Counseling Center, located in McShain Hall, provides short-term counseling and crisis intervention. Appointments can be made by calling 215.951.1355. The Alcohol and Other Drug Education Center (AODEC) offers individual counseling, personal assessments, support groups and resources concerning issues related to substance use. The AODEC is located in McShain Hall, next to the Student Counseling Center and can be reached by calling 215.951.1357. Part-time and non-residential Graduate Students can access counseling services through Graduate Psychology’s Community Center for Psychological Services (215.951.1006).
All residential Graduate students as well as all Graduate Students registered for six (6) or more credits or in a full-time program are required to carry health insurance coverage, either through the University-sponsored plan or through an alternative comparable plan, such as coverage on a parent’s health insurance plan. Prior to first attendance at the University, and annually thereafter, registered Graduate students in in the aforementioned categories must complete the online student health insurance waiver/enrollment process. In order to complete the waiver/enrollment process or if you have questions regarding coverage, please go to www.firststudent.com or call customer service at 800-505-4160.