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Health Services Center

Health Services Center

Chestnut Hill College’s Health Services is an integral part of the college community providing care to students during times of illness, making recommendations for health maintenance, and providing programs throughout the year on health related issues. The Health Services Office is staffed by registered nurses and a certified registered nurse practitioner. No appointment is needed, but is encouraged. All undergraduate students are eligible to utilize Heath Services. Services are available to graduate students with a fee.

For emergencies, please call 911 or if you are on campus, please call 215.242.7777.
Note: Students are responsible for providing their own health insurance, whether by parent/guardian’s health coverage or their own election into a plan. The College does not require students to provide proof of health insurance coverage however it is strongly encouraged. Additionally, the College does not provide health insurance coverage to students. 

• Assessment and treatment of acute illnesses 
• Physical exams (*not for college entry)
• Order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic testing (such as x-rays) as needed
• Prescribe and manage medications; provide over the counter medications
• Referrals to specialists and other healthcare providers as needed
• Health information and programs
• Nutrition Counseling
• Smoking cessation

Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 3 pm


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Fitzsimmons Hall, First Floor
Phone: 215-248-7111
Fax: 215-753-3663
Campus emergency: 215-242-7777 or x7777 from any campus phone


Barbara Dougherty, MSN, CRNP


Required Health Forms
All students must have completed health forms on file at the Health Office.