The Center for Student Wellbeing, located in Doyle Hall, is committed to an integrated healthcare approach to serve the students in a holistic manner. We are a multidisciplinary team comprised of medical professionals and mental health counselors. We aim to be collaborative partners within our Division of Student Affairs in effort to educate our students and community to promote overall wellbeing.
We operate similarly to an outpatient clinic, seeing our students by scheduled appointment. We do our best to serve all students in a timely manner and schedule appointments to avoid disrupting their academic schedule. Under normal circumstances, walk-ins are welcome. However, same day appointments cannot be guaranteed, nor can being seen at the time of walk-in. Each day varies and depends on if there is a waitlist or backlog.
Students who are full-time and currently enrolled in any of our on-campus undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible to see our providers.
We operate as a health clinic, with medical staff who can provide general health care to the student body. Students are encouraged to maintain a relationship with their primary care physician for ongoing health care needs, given our care is intended for urgent needs and short-term maintenance that arise while students are in academic session.
Although students are required to have health insurance, there is no cost associated with a visit to Health Services and we do not collect a co-pay. Health insurance is used for services outside the scope of a college health clinic, which may include referrals to the urgent care, emergency department, off-campus providers, or imaging that is not provided on campus, such as X-rays and ultrasounds.
Students who are full-time and currently enrolled in any of our on-campus undergraduate or graduate programs are eligible to see our counselors. Services are generally provided throughout the academic year, excluding winter break and summer. An exception is when students are on-campus and enrolled in classes during the summer sessions.
Our mental health counselors offer confidential individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, education and prevention services, and support groups (as needed) on a variety of issues to include, but not limited to, adjustment/transitions, anxiety, depression, family/relationship issues, disordered eating/body image, grief and loss, and sexual assault. Our counselors may also be seen presenting on various topics related to emotional and mental wellbeing.
To schedule an appointment, you can complete the Counseling Request Form in the patient portal
, call 716-375-2310, option 1, or stop by the front office in Doyle (located in Health Services).
All full-time undergraduate students (at least 12 credits) will be automatically enrolled in the St. Bonaventure plan and the charge will be added to your student account. Students may, however, elect to opt out of the SBU plan if they desire to keep their current health insurance coverage.
If you are coming to St. Bonaventure from another state or another region in New York state, or if you are an international student, please give serious consideration to enrolling in the SBU plan to ensure coverage in the Olean, Allegany and Bradford (Pa.) area.
All incoming students should submit any health forms and immunization records by any of the following methods:
- via fax to (716) 375-7892
- regular USPS mail addressed to:
St. Bonaventure University
Center for Student Wellbeing
PO Box 2469
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
- uploading them to to the SBU Student/Patient Portal
Students requesting a leave of absence for medical reasons are subject to the university's medical leave of absence and readmission procedures