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Student Rights & Responsibilities

Student Rights Include:

  • The right of humane care and treatment.
  • The right to competent treatment.
  • The right to accurate information.
  • The right to confidentiality regarding disclosures and records.
  • The right to information regarding the scope and availability of service.
  • The right to information regarding fees-for-services.
  • The right to full information regarding appropriate channels for expressing grievances and making evaluations.
  • The right to know organizational policies regarding experimental research without jeopardizing access to care.

Student Health and Wellness Center Personnel May Reasonably Expect Students:

  • To be honest in providing information to Student Health and Wellness Center personnel. Failure to provide honest and full information can result in improper evaluation.
  • To ask questions to insure appropriate comprehension of their illness, plan of care and to appropriately express one's needs, concerns and feelings.
  • To avail themselves of educational opportunities offered through the Student Health and Wellness Center, and to employ knowledge and experience gained towards developing a healthy lifestyle and towards modifying the factors adversely affecting heath status.
  • To show respect and be courteous to Student Health and Wellness Center personnel as well as fellow student subscribers at each encounter.
  • To utilize the grievance procedure when a problem exists regarding care received or at any time one believes their rights have been violated.
  • To come to appointments on time/or cancel or reschedule as far in advance as possible, so that the time may be given to someone else.
  • To abide by Student Health and Wellness Center policies and State Laws regarding immunization and health record requirements.
  • To not give medicine prescribed for you to others.
  • To communicate with your health provider if your condition worsens or does not follow the expected course.