Health Services provides confidential assessments and referral services to students based on nursing assessments, provision of education, recommendation of appropriate care, provision of counselling services, evaluation of effectiveness of plans of care and referral to community resources.

Nursing Assessments

  • Cold/flu
  • Aches/pains
  • Allergies
  • First Aid
  • Urinary tract infections (assessment & treatment)
  • Sore throat/throat swabs for infection screening (assessment & treatment)
  • Sexually transmitted infections - STI's (assessment & treatment)


  • HPV
  • Twinrix
  • MMR (measles/mumps/rubella)
  • Annual flu immunization

Sexual Health Counselling

  • Contraceptive methods
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sexuality
  • Birth control options/Supply birth control pill
  • Supply emergency contraceptive pill (Plan B)
  • Depo provera injection(s)

Health Counselling and Education

  • Diet/nutrition
  • Stress management healthy relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Time management 
  • Wellness/Balance (Physical, Career & Academic, Social & Cultural, Financial, Emotional, etc.) 

Other services

  • Blood Glucose monitoring
  • Blood pressure
  • Pregnancy testing
  • HIV education/testing
  • STI education/testing (self-tests available)
  • Injections (B12, immunizations, Depo-Provera)
  • Suture removal
  • Equipment loan - crutches/aerosol machine
  • Stress management/relaxation
  • Non-prescription medications supplied with education
  • Prescription medications with education
  • Plantar wart treatment   

Physician Non-Insured Services

Please be aware of fees for health services not covered by the Nova Scotia Health Insurance. This means you must pay for the following services provided by the campus doctor. Examples of health services not covered by Nova Scotia Health Insurance (must be paid at the time you see the doctor):

Travel advisory


Injections by MD




Completion of forms


Missed appointments


All missed appointments with a physician require 24-hour cancellation notice. If 24-hour notice is not provided, Financial Services will be notified and your student account will be charged $35 for missing your doctor's appointment. Please be considerate of others who require appointments.

Psychiatry and Psychological Services missed appointments will result in $100-$150 charge for a missed appointment.

Unpaid Medical Fees:

Please be aware that unpaid medical fees will be added to your student account at Financial Services.