2016-2017 Academic Catalog: Health Services

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Student Health Services
578 Huntington Avenue
617-879-5220

Harvard Vanguard Student Health Services is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from September to May. Summer hours are available at the Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Kenmore Square location at 133 Brookline Avenue, across from Landmark Center. Please call 617-879-5220 to make an appointment.

Wentworth students have year-round access to medical care at Harvard Vanguard’s Kenmore Office when Student Health Services is not open. This would include weekday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., weekday evenings from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays and holidays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Please call 617-879-5220 to make an appointment.

Students are strongly encouraged to register as a patient with Student Health Services before their first appointment. Please call 800-249-1767 to register, identify yourself as a Wentworth student, and have your insurance information (i.e. insurance card) available.

Student Health Services will bill students’ insurance plans for all services rendered. Students attending appointments at the Student Health Center will not need to pay the standard co-pay. Students must present their student identification card and also their health insurance card at every appointment.

Student Health Services respects student confidentiality under the HIPPA laws. No health information is released to parents or college staff without the student’s written authorization unless required by law or in a life-threatening situation. For additional information about Student Health Services, please visit http://www.wit.edu/campus-life/health/index.html.

Medical advice is also available to students during times when both the Student Health Center and the Harvard Vanguard Kenmore Office are closed by calling 617-879-5220.

In the case of a life-threatening emergency, students should immediately contact Wentworth Public Safety at 617-989-4444.