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Health Services

Health Advisory regarding the Coronavirus

Becker College is closely monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus both locally and across the world. Continuous updates from many sources are reviewed, including the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and news and government reports, as well as updates from the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts. In addition, the College’s Emergency Response Team is monitoring and regularly discussing health and safety issues presented by this virus as it impacts, or has the potential to impact, our community, for the purpose of keeping the community informed and ensuring appropriate protocols are in place. We are following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control. Currently the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has declared a state of emergency. Please click here for additional information.

 If you have any questions please contact Health Services; 774.354.0471 or email nurse@becker.edu 

You can also visit the Center for Disease Control’s website for additional information.


Becker College offers a multi-disciplinary model of healthcare. Our office provides a variety of services that are beneficial to the student’s physical, emotional health, and well-being. Students are encouraged to use Health Services for all of their needs from the common cold and flu symptoms to managing more complex health issues that require continued care, such as asthma. Our center provides on-site testing and diagnosis, as well as referrals to resources in the community.

Services Provided

The following is a general list of services that are available to students. Individualized educational support will help students achieve optimal health and wellness.

  • On-site medical treatment for most minor illnesses/injuries
  • Flu vaccines
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • Urinary tract infection testing
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Strep throat and mono testing
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Free over-the-counter medication (limited)

All services are available at no additional cost to full-time Becker undergraduate students. In order to receive treatment, students must have a complete health record in the Health Portal that is in compliance with state and immunization laws.

Staff

Director of Student Health Services: Catherine J. Meloche, R.N., B.S.N.
Medical Director: Leonard Waice, D.O.
Health Services Coordinator: Marcia Prince

Contact Us

Campus Center West, First Floor

964 Main Street, Leicester, MA 01524

Tel: 774.354.0471 – Fax: 508.892.9917 – Email: nurse@becker.edu

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Physician clinic every Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Schedule an appointment in the Health Portal by logging in with your Becker username and password and then clicking on the appointment tab.

Medical Support: after hours/weekends

For medical emergencies, call Campus Police at 508.373.9555, or x9555 from any campus landline phone. Becker College Campus Police are trained first responders who will provide immediate support and secure emergency transport.

If you are experiencing a medical issue that is not life-threatening, but is still urgent, have a friend drive you to the nearest urgent care walk-in clinic for a medical evaluation. Be sure to bring your health insurance card.

For non-emergencies:

  • Call your primary care physician.
  • Schedule an appointment with Health Services in the Health Portal for a future day and time.
  • 24/7 Nursing Triage: Many insurance companies have this service as part of your plan benefits. Please check the back of your health insurance card for more details and a phone number to call.

Please note: Your medical insurance often restricts when, where, and from whom you can receive certain types of medical care. Please call the member information phone number located on the back of your insurance card for plan information and restrictions.

Summer hours: 9 am-4 pm. Closed Fridays through August 7. --- COVID-19 Communications.Click here