Wellness Center

Wellness Center Safe & Healthy Sign


During this COVID-19 healthcare crisis, the Wellness Center is here to help current and future students navigate their health care needs, answer questions regarding mandatory health requirements and provide resources for community services. 

To turn in records for mandatory health requirements, please fax them to (315) 792-7371 or email them to WellnessCenter@sunypoly.edu.

Please go to the SUNY Poly COVID-19 website for updates, information and guidance.

Medical, Mental Health & Health Promotion Resources during COVID-19 (pdf)

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
SUNY Poly requires all on-campus students or students who are planning to be on campus and utilize services and/or participate in athletics/activities to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption.

Please provide your proof of full vaccination to the Wellness Center by emailing your documents to wellnesscenter@sunypoly.edu. The deadline for submission of your COVID-19 vaccination documentation is January 1, 2022. Failure to meet this deadline will result in de-registration of your spring 2022 on-campus courses.

If you have a legitimate and documentable medical or religious reason as to why you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you must submit an exemption request to the Wellness Center (medical) at wellnesscenter@sunypoly.edu or Student Affairs (religious) at studentaffairs@sunypoly.edu by December 6, 2021. Detailed information, including where applicable, a treating physician’s records (medical), must be provided.

Utica Location

Services are located in the Campus Center, Suite 217.

Phone: 315-792-7172
Fax: 315-792-7371

When the Wellness Center is closed. . . .

Emergencies/Serious Situations

University Police
On Campus: x7111 or dial 111
Off Campus: 315-792-7111 or 911

Hospitals: Open 24 hours/day

  • MVHS St. Luke Campus/Emergency Room (Mohawk Valley Health System)
    1656 Champlin Ave., New Hartford, NY
    Phone: (315) 624-6223
  • MVHS St. Elizabeth Campus/Emergency Room
    2209 Genesee St., Utica, NY
    Phone: (315) 798-8111

Mental Health Crisis: Open 24 hours/day

Urgent/Less Serious Conditions

University Police
On Campus:  x7222
Off Campus: (315) 792-7222

Urgent Care Centers

  • MVHS Faxton Campus/Urgent Care
    1676 Sunset Ave., Utica, NY
    Phone: (315) 624-5226
    Hours: Everyday (Sunday through Saturday), 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Primary Urgent Care 
    1904 Genesee St, Utica, NY
    Phone: (315) 804-6800
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Weekends, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Slocum-Dickson Medical Group/Urgent Care 
    1756 Burrstone Rd., New Hartford, NY
    Phone: (315) 798-1400
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., Weekends, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • WellNow Urgent Care 
    230 North Genesee St. Utica, NY
    Phone: (315) 275-3214
    Hours: Everyday (Sunday through Saturday), 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.


SUNY Poly Albany campus students have access to:

Student Health Services
University at Albany
Dutch Quad
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
The entrance to the facility is at the base of Dutch Quad – the entryway faces South / Western Ave, and overlooks the tennis courts & soccer practice fields.

Phone: (518) 442-5454
Appointments: (518) 442-5229
Fax: (518) 442-5444

Hours: Weekdays: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Summer & Intersession: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

When the SHS at the University of Albany is closed...

Emergencies/Serious Situations

Hospitals: Open 24 hours/day

  • Albany Medical Center 
    43 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY
    Phone: (518) 262-3773
  • St. Peter’s Hospital
    296 Hackett Blvd, Albany, NY
    Phone: (518) 525-1324

Mental Health Crisis: Open 24 hours/day

Urgent Care Centers

  • Albany Medical Center Urgent Care 
    98 Wolf Road, Albany, NY
    Phone: (518) 264-9000
    Hours: Everyday (Sunday through Saturday), 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • St. Peter’s Urgent Care 
    400 Patroon Creek Blvd, Albany, NY 
    Phone: (518) 445-4444
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Weekends, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Orthopedic Urgent Care/Bone & Joint Center
    1367 Washington Ave, Suite 201, Albany, NY 
    Phone: (518) 292-2766
    Hours: Everyday (Sunday through Saturday), 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Ortho NY 
    121 Everett Rd., Albany, NY 
    Phone: (518) 489-2663
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday Only, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Urgent Care Center of Albany
    391 Myrtle Avenue, 4th Floor, Suite 4D, Albany, NY 
    Phone: (518) 207-2299
    Hours: Everyday (Sunday through Saturday), 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Questions regarding Health & Counseling Services can be directed to Diana Dumesnil, Assistant VP for Student Affairs: ddumesnil@sunypoly.edu or 518-956-7337. Location: NFS Student Services Suite, Suite 309  Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mission Statement 
The mission of the SUNY Poly Wellness Center is to empower each student to pursue optimum personal health and well-being to achieve academic success. This is accomplished by providing primary, episodic medical and mental health care services, including diagnostics, treatment and follow-up care for all registered students, supported with ongoing health promotion and education.


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