Health and Safety | Accepted International Students

The Office of International Education understands that health and safety is a primary concern for many international students preparing to study in the U.S. Below is information on health and safety resources and requirements international students at Carroll University.

Health History Form

All incoming international students must submit a Health History Form prior to their arrival at the International Student Orientation. This form can be submitted to OIE, who will pass it along to Carroll University's Health Center, or it can be sent directly to the Health Center by emailing the form to pdolata@carrollu.edu.

Tuberculosis Testing

All incoming international students must be screened for tuberculosis (TB) after arriving on campus, prior to the 25th day of classes. Information about TB testing will be provided during the International Student Orientation. Learn more about TB skin testing requirements.

Health Insurance

Carroll University policy requires that all students on F-1 visas enroll in the university's sponsored health insurance plan for international students. Coverage begins August 1st or the first date you enter the United States, whichever is later. Please see the International Student Health Insurance page for more information.

Student Health Services

Student Health Services at Carroll is located at 215 Wright Street. It is staffed by nurse practitioners (NPs) and available to students from August through May with limited hours in June and July. The NPs treat students for a variety of minor illnesses and injuries. The NPs can write prescriptions after examining patients, if needed. Some medications are available at Student Health Services and are dispensed at the time of service for a fee. The NPs can also do well physicals, pap and pelvic exams, vaccines, travel consults, TB tests and drug screens required for some majors. For more information and for a list of fees, please visit the Student Health Services page.

Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety has personnel on duty 24 hours a day. The Department of Public Safety is located at 208 Wright Street. The mission of the department is to assist in creating a safe and secure environment for learning, living and working in the Carroll community. For more information please visit the Public Safety page.

Disability Services

Carroll University provides accommodations and support services to students with disabilities in accordance with federal laws, including the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAA). The mission of the Office of Services for Students with Disabilities at Carroll is to assist in creating a campus community where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of the educational environment. Disability Services serves otherwise qualified Carroll University students with recognized physical, learning, sensory or psychological disabilities that substantially impair a major life activity (e.g. walking, communicating, seeing, learning, etc.). For more information please visit the Walter Young Center page.

Personal Counseling

Personal counseling services are located in the Walter Young Center on Campus. Experienced, licensed therapists are available to provide confidential short-term counseling and referrals to community resources when needed. The therapists assist students with concerns regarding family, relationships, self-esteem, adjustment to college life, etc. For more information please visit the Walter Young Center page.

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