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2017-2018 Academic Catalog: Health Services

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Optum Health Center
578 Huntington Avenue
617-879-5220

Optum Health Center is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. year round. Please call 617-879-5220 to schedule an appointment.

Wentworth students have year-round after-hours urgent care access at Atrius Health Care in their Kenmore Square location, 133 Brookline Avenue, when the Optum Health Center is closed. Such hours would include weekday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., weekday evenings from 6:00 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. 

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

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

Optum 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, please visit Optum Health Services.

Medical advice is also available to students during times when the Optum Health Center Office is 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.