Student Health & Counseling

also known as SHAC

Covid-19 Information

Welcome to Student Health and Counseling

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is a safe, confidential place where students receive comprehensive, individualized care.  SHAC prioritizes the physical and emotional wellness of our students and the campus community.    

We operate under an interdisciplinary model of care and approach the physical and emotional wellness of our students in a holistic and culturally sensitive way.  Our licensed providers work as a team and carefully consider the interplay between one’s emotional and physical well-being.   We employ a student-focused approach and our staff are dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of a diverse student body.  

Our offices are open M-F from 9a-5p, and our services are free and confidential.   Our Wellness room boasts many current trends in the field of stress-management and prevention and is available for use by all students as well as staff and faculty. 

In-person and virtual counseling appointments are available. . Please email or call (914) 323-5155 to schedule an appointment. 

Appointments are required at Health Services. We work very hard to accommodate same-day sick visits. Please call (914) 323-5245  to discuss your concern and schedule your appointment. For more information, please email 

Meet the Staff

Health Services

Health Services is located in Spellman Hall G-17. We are open Monday through Thursday 9 am-5 pm, and Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. Appointments are required. Please schedule by calling 914-323-5245 or emailing If you are experiencing a medical emergency on campus, call Campus Safety at (914)323-5244.  

Counseling and Wellness Services

Counseling Services is located in Spellman Hall, G-11. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. To schedule a counseling appointment, contact our office by calling (914) 323-5155 or emailing; our office manager can assist you by answering questions and scheduling an appointment with one of our experienced clinicians. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Everyone has questions and we have answers.  Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page by clicking the learn more link below.


If you reside on campus and are experiencing a psychiatric or medical issue that requires immediate attention, please contact campus safety at (914) 323-7233 or speak with the Community Coordinator on duty.  If you are not on campus and are experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.  Please see additional crisis resources below. 

Our Diverse Community

Student Health and Counseling stand in support of our BIPOC community with medical, emotional, and general wellness needs. Students of color may face unique challenges in college that can trigger emotional distress.  While our SHAC team may not represent all identity backgrounds that comprise our diverse student body, we are fully committed to providing a welcoming environment, where all identities, beliefs, and experiences are recognized, respected, and valued.  We have listed a variety of resources for students of color, see link below: 

Student Health Insurance

Manhattanville College requires that all full-time Undergraduate students (enrolled in 12 or more credit hours) and actively attending classes at Manhattanville College are covered by health insurance.  Full-time Undergraduate students are billed for Manhattanville College Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).  SHIP is administered by Aetna Student Health.  

SHAC utilizes Microsoft Teams for virtual appointments and groups 

Please download Microsoft Teams prior to utilizing our services. Click on the links below for instructions on how to download Teams. If you need additional assistance or are unable to utilize MS Teams, you can contact us at (914) 323-5155 or email

Please note that you will be asked to sign a tele-health consent form prior to participating in a tele-health appointment.  If you have any questions concerning SHAC Services, please do not hesitate to reach out and ask us, email or call (914) 323-5155.