Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Update:

  • Student Health Insurance coverage remains unaffected by the move to online instruction. 
  • Beginning March 16, Health Service will remain open throughout Spring 2020 for urgent care only, with modified hours for students who remain on campus or in the local area. Please visit our COVID-19 Updates page for more updated information.
  • Beginning March 16 at Counseling and Mental HealthStudents Currently in Care With a Counseling and/or Psychiatric Provider: You and your current clinician should be in touch by phone or through the Medicat Secure Health Portal to arrange a call or video chat to discuss how to proceed. Initiating Counseling: We are not able to initiate care with students remotely. Students who are not in the local area who are seeking to initiate counseling can access telemental health care through iHope or BetterHelp, or through area resources near their locations.  If you are having trouble securing care and would like assistance with the process, give us a call at 617-627-3360 and tell the front desk you are seeking remote referral help.

We are a diverse team of healthcare professionals who are passionate about providing comprehensive and integrative health and wellness care to help all undergraduate and graduate students enhance and maintain their physical, social and emotional health. We offer free, respectful and confidential primary medical care, mental health care, preventive services and health promotion to help our diverse student population achieve their goals inside and outside the classroom.  Through partnerships with other campus departments, student organizations and the community, we seek to enhance the health of the inclusive Tufts community and advocate for a respectful environment that enables healthy choices and fosters positive health decisions.  Student input and feedback is core to our mission.

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News & Announcements

The Haven at College Virtual Outpatient Center

The Haven at College, in collaboration with Tufts, provides college students with outpatient treatment and recovery programs for mental health and substance-use disorders. The Haven is now admitting students to its confidential virtual outpatient program. All online outpatient services are covered by Tufts' student health insurance. Students can connect with like-minded peers who, along with Haven clinicians, provide community, accountability, and relief from isolation during this challenging time. Treatment services include group, individual, and family therapy; case management; and life skills and educational sessions; as well as recovery coaching; family support; online recovery meetings; and online peer support. Learn more about all their programs at thehavenatcollege.com.

The Haven at College Virtual Outpatient Center

Guidance for the Tufts Community Related to the Coronavirus

Tufts continues to monitor the circumstances surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) along with various public health partners. Please review our Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus for the latest updates, including external resources and preventative measures.

Review Tufts' Community and Travel Guidance Related to the Coronavirus

 

Facebook Live, March 23, 2020

The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 have generated a lot of uncertainty for students. To help answer questions and address concerns, we invited all AS&E students to join President Monaco, Dean Nancy Thompson of Student Affairs, and Monique Dubois, '21, of Tufts Mutual Aid on Facebook Live on March 23, 2020. Deans Jim M. Glaser (Arts and Sciences) and Jianmin Qu (Engineering) also joined the conversation.

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