As our patient, you have the right to:
As our patient, you have the responsibility to:
Student Health Services will not provide written excuses for class absences. The responsibility of Student Health Services is to treat students who are ill or injured and to provide education regarding health related issues. Class attendance is an administrative matter between faculty and students.
Health Services staff will verify prolonged or serious illness to the Dean of Students Office. If a professor cannot make a determination after discussion with the student, he/she may call the Dean of Students Office. Minor health problems will not be verified at all except in the case of the following exception.
Patients have the right to request copies of their medical record. Patients may also request a visit statement from the Business Office or print it via the SHS portal. Patients may take this information to their professor/employer to verify visits to SHS.