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Welcome to the MSVU Health Office

Mount Saint Vincent Health Office is committed to treating all patients with respect and confidentiality, while providing quality health care and services to promote and enhance students' health and wellbeing. At this time the Health Services Office is only accepting Mount Registered students as new patients.


There have recently been seven confirmed cases of measles in Nova Scotia. Measles, mumps and rubella are all highly contagious illnesses caused by a virus which can affect both children and adults. People born between 1970 and 2007 will likely have only received one dose of the MMR vaccine. It is now recommended that people receive two doses. Please contact the Health Office in Assisi to book an appointment with the nurse. There are some restrictions: This vaccine is NOT recommended for pregnant women or women actively trying to conceive. It is also NOT recommended for people with allergies to MMR or its components or if the person is sick and or running a fever.

Cancellation Policy

Mount Students: If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please notify our office as soon as you can or at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.

Patients who are non-Mount students

More than 24 hours before your appointment: there is no charge to cancel and reschedule your appointment with the Doctor, with more than 24 hours notice. You can cancel an appointment by calling 902-457-6354.

Less than 24 hours before your appointment: if you cancel your appointment with the Doctor, with less than 24 hours notice, you will be charged $35.

No Show: if you do not cancel and do not attend your appointment (are a no-show), you will be charged $35.

Make an Appointment

Learn more about what types of appointments are available, how to make one, along with any information you may need to know prior to booking an appointment. 

If you are an international student, you can find out more about your medical coverage on this page

Arriving for your appointment

Upon arrival for your appointment, please check in with the receptionist and then have a seat     in our waiting room and the Doctor will call your name when they are ready for you. Please bring an up-to-date Health Card along with your Mount Student ID card to every appointment Please let the receptionist know if there has been a change in your medical coverage.

Services Available 

These are just a few of the services available at our office:

  • IUD Removal
  • Medical exams and consultations
  • Sexual health education
  • Anonymous HIVtesting/education can be arranged
  • Birth control education
  • STI testing (showing symptoms)
  • Prescriptions
  • LGBTQ+ HealthMental health care
  • Sports medicine
  • Referrals to specialist care, including to see a psychiatrist

Note: Services below require initial assessment by a doctor, but procedures are completed by a nurse (make an appointment first):

  • Ear syringing
  • Immunizations
  • Injections including (B12, allergy, flu shots, birth control)