Student Health and Counseling
Welcome students! Much is new and different this semester; please take a few moments to review the important information contained on these pages. Us the page menu to navigate to our specific practice areas, which include Health Services, Counseling Services, Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Program, Health Promotion, and Sexual Health.
For Fall 2020 COVID-19 updates, visit the College's COVID-19 Updates & Resources pages. Also find additional health-related information below.
- Get Your Flu Shot!
Student Health and Counseling is partnering with Wegmans Pharmacy to provide flu shot clinics on campus again this year. Students must sign up for a specific flu clinic date/time. The dates are listed below; you may sign up for any of these dates using the SUNY Geneseo Wegmans Online Scheduler links below. All are located in the Union Ballroom.
10/1/20 -- SUNY Geneseo Flu Clinic
10/7/20 -- SUNY Geneseo Flu Clinic
10/14/20 -- SUNY Geneseo Flu Clinic
10/21/20 -- SUNY Geneseo Flu Clinic
10/28/20 -- SUNY Geneseo Flu Clinic
You will receive a confirmation email when you make the appointment, another email 24 hours prior to your clinic date, and a text reminder 2 hours before. BRING YOUR INSURANCE CARD. Remember that you will need to wear a mask and maintain 6 feet of physical distance at all times.
- NO WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS AT THIS TIME
We are currently unable to accept walk-ins at the main Lauderdale Health Center building (both Health Services and Counseling Services) or at the South Village Health Center in Onondaga. All facilities are locked to entry at this time. Use this link to schedule a health (select appointments/non-COVID symptoms) or a counseling (both new & returning) appointment.
- If You Have Symptoms of COVID-19
Students, if you are experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19, please contact the health center at 245-5736. A nurse will assist you and provide you with information on on next steps.
Staff, review the Employee Information on the HR web site.
- Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. If you or someone you know need immediate help, call University Police at 585-245-5222 (or 911 if off-campus), text START to 741-741, or call 1-800-273 TALK (8255).
- Additional Mental Health Information
All mental health services are being provided via teletherapy this semester. Both new counseling and returning counseling students can request a counseling appointment on the student health portal at myhealth.geneseo.edu. Read more about scheduling and accessing appointments on our Accessing Teletherapy Appointments page.
Visit our Counseling Services pages additional information, or call our office at 585-245-5716 if you have questions. You may also take one of our free, anonymous online mental health screenings by visiting How are you feeling today?
- Text Alert Reminders for Appointments
You will need to "opt in" to text alert reminders. For specific instructions, go to our Using the My Health Portal page.
- Using the Student Health Portal
As a SUNY Geneseo student, you automatically have access to a student health portal, myhealth.geneseo.edu. This portal provides a gateway to many features and services, such as scheduling appointments and secure messaging staff members. For more information, review our Using the My Health Portal page.
- Virtual Tours of Our Health Centers
- Pandemic Support Resources
Visit our Coping with Covid page for pandemic-specific resources, including online mental health options and free mind-body coping resources. This page also includes LGBTQ-specific resources.
- Outdoor Yoga - September 2020
TWO live outdoor yoga classes in September 2020!
Join Dr. Cholette at the Focal Point (bricked area outside the IFC) for the second class, to be held on Wednesday 9/30 at 3 pm (Rejuvenation Day #1). View the flyer and check the Health and Counseling Facebook Page for more event information, including weather cancellations.
- Sexual Health Needs
Sexual/reproductive health services are offered through the Reproductive Health Center, a service provided through Livingston County Health.
- PrEP at Geneseo
PrEP at Geneseo is a service offered by Trillium Health. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a once-a-day single blue pill which prevents HIV infection. Prep will be offering remote (telehealth) services for the Fall 2020 semester.
Watch this video from Bill Nye, which breaks down the science behind wearing a face mask:
Certified Medical Home
The Department of Student Health and Counseling at SUNY Geneseo has received Accreditation as a MEDICAL HOME. A MEDICAL HOME is student-centered, comprehensive, team-based, accessible, and quality-focused. Allow us to be part of your health care team. We need your detailed health history, recent physical exam, and immunization records in order to coordinate with your health care providers to offer you the best medical care.
Student Health and Counseling, your "MEDICAL HOME Away From Home"
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
CLOSED 12-1 pm daily
CLOSED 9-10 am Fridays
Noyes Health Services
Open daily 9 am - 9 pm
(last patient at 8:30 pm)
- Lauderdale Health Services
- Counseling Services/AOD Program
- South Village Health Center, Onondaga North
- Campus Community Resource Nurse (CCRN)
- Health Promotion
$25.00 fee for missed/late appointments -
CANCEL at least 2 hours ahead of time by phone or via myhealth.geneseo.edu