Confidential medical care is provided to all Georgian Court students with special attention to those problems frequently encountered in a college-age population. Health education and disease prevention is promoted through health counseling, screenings, and wellness programs that are presented throughout the year.
Medical care includes treatment of minor illnesses and conditions, interim care of those with chronic illnesses, first aid, and care of minor injuries.
The Health Center is staffed with registered nurses and a part-time physician. Appointments are not required, but are recommended for doctor visits. Students with more serious medical problems are referred to specialists, hospitals, and other appropriate agencies.
Students with health insurance are required to have their insurance cards readily available in case of sickness or emergency. If you are a member of an HMO, please check prior to your arrival on campus for a physician within your provider network. Medicaid insurance outside the state of New Jersey can only be utilized in emergency situations.
All full-time international students are required to show proof of health insurance coverage usable in the United States. If you have questions regarding health insurance, please contact the Office of Student Success to discuss options that may be available.
All students are required to complete a student health form and provide documentation of state-mandated immunizations before attending class and/or moving into residence halls. Failure to comply will result in a health hold on your account and the inability to access grades or register for future classes. Resident students will not be allowed to move into residence halls without immunization compliance.
Students entering GCU for the fall semester must submit a health form and immunizations by July 15.
Students entering GCU for the spring semester must submit a health form and immunizations by January 15.
The Office of Health Services is in compliance with federal and state regulations regarding the security and privacy of health information. Confidentiality is assured by the entire medical staff regarding all interactions, information, and health records.
The Health Center is located in the Casino, second floor. Elevator access is available at the rear entrance. There are no fees associated for services in the Health Center. Fees for services outside of the Health Center including transportation costs are the responsibility of the student.