The JSC Wellness Center, located on the lower level of Senators Hall, provides free counseling and referrals, presentations and workshops, campus-wide mental-health screenings, and mental-health crisis assistance. Staffed by professional and graduate-student counselors as well as a staff assistant, it offers students a safe and confidential place for self-exploration and personal growth through individual, couples and group sessions. All services are free to students. You can learn more about JSC counseling services here.
For medical-related needs, JSC partners with Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley (CHSLV) to provide comprehensive health-care services to students. Students receive priority appointments on weekdays, with free transportation provided by the College to and from the nearby clinic in Morrisville. In addition, the college provides transportation and other services as needed to Copley Hospital, Mansfield Orthopedics and other medical facilities in the region. Students needing medical attention contact the staff assistant in the Wellness Center, who schedules the appointment and arranges transportation as needed.
Consolidated Health Insurance Plan
Consolidated Health Plan (CHP) is the health insurance students will have and be billed for if they are not already insured either under their parent or other source. Proof of other insurance coverage is required at the Student Financial Services Office. You can visit the CHP website for more information. The Johnson State Student Financial Services office can also answer questions related to the JSC health insurance requirement or the health insurance coverage provided by CHP.
Immunization Records & Requirements
The completion of the JSC Health Form is a Johnson State College and a Vermont state law. All students in post-secondary schools to be immunized prior to the beginning of the academic year or semester. New students will receive the JSC Health Form in their Admissions Deposit Packet. Students can also access a pdf version of the form via the MyJSC Portal (login required.)
PLEASE NOTE: Students will not be permitted to register for future academic classes or participate in varsity sports until fully completed Health Form and Immunization Records are received in the JSC Wellness Center.
For questions related to the Vermont State Health Requirements for post-secondary students, contact the JSC Wellness Center at 802-635-1265. For additional information on Vermont’s immunization laws, vaccine requirements, exemption forms, and related information, visit the Vermont Department of Health website or call the immunization program at 800-464-4343, ext. 7638.