Student Health and Wellness

Personal Counseling

Personal counselors help students with a wide range of concerns, such as family problems, alcohol and drugs, relationship conflicts, and college-related stress. In cases where the student requires extended therapy, a referral listing is available.   Please visit here for more information.

Health Services

The Health Services Office in Lowell is located on the ground floor of the Cowan Center Campus Building and is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The nurse is available 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Bedford Health Services Office is located on the second floor of the CC-Bldg.8, room 211 and is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. with a nurse on campus between 9 a.m.-2 p.m.   Visit the Health and Wellness website.

Health education programs promoting physical and emotional well-being are the major focus of the department. However, faculty, staff, and students may also receive medical services which include urgent care, evaluation of illness and injury, and referrals to appropriate health care providers as necessary. Nonprescription medications are available to anyone 18 years or older.

Accidents or injuries involving faculty, staff, or students and occurring on-campus or at a clinical site should be reported and an accident report completed at the Health Service Office within 24 hours.

To phone the Bedford office, call 781-280-3765; Lowell, 978-656-3235.

For a Faculty Guide to Responses to serious situations involving students, see Appendix D.

Additional information about the Health Service Department is available under Student Services and Activities.

Dental Clinics

Reduced cost dental care is available to MCC students, faculty, and staff as well as to the general public, at the College’s dental clinics in the Health, Science & Technology Center on Middle Street in Lowell. The Dental Hygiene clinic (first floor) services include x-rays for adults and children, cleaning, pit and fissure sealants, and athletic mouth protectors. For appointments, call 978-656-3250 or visit the Dental Hygiene Clinic website.

Fitness Center

A fully equipped fitness center with trained staff is located in the Student Center, opposite the bookstore, on the Bedford Campus. It is open to all full- and part-time students, faculty and staff. The Center, which contains cardiovascular and strength training equipment, is open during the fall and spring semesters Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Fridays, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Please contact Greg Narleski at 781-280-3767 for additional information, schedule changes and summer hours.   Visit the MCC Fitness Center website for more information.

Last Modified: 12/15/16