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Who Can Use Gannett

Gannett Health Services
110 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3101

Tel: 607 255-5155
Fax: 607 255-0269

All full-time registered students may use Gannett services whether they have private health insurance or Cornell’s Student Health Plan (SHP).

Follow links to learn more about services available for:

There are some restrictions

  • We are not able to provide care for visitors to campus or members of the general public except on a very limited basis. Ithaca does have very good resources for same day urgent care:
    - Cayuga Medical Center: Convenient Care Center or Emergency Department
    - Five Star Urgent Care
  • You must be a full-time, registered student to use Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
  • Though we are unable to serve as primary medical care providers for staff and faculty, we can provide allergy shots, immunizations, travel services, massage therapy, physical therapy, occupational health services, pharmacy services (i.e., over-the-counter supplies and prescriptions), and triage and referral for acute illnesses and injuries.
  • Students who are in absentia or on leave from the university are not eligible to use Gannett services.

How does Gannett determine who is a registered student?

In order for a student to receive on-going medical and mental health care, she or he has to be registered. Gannett receives its information from the University Registrar database, which is updated weekly.

If difficulties are preventing you from becoming registered, you should connect with the University Registrar as soon as possible in order to become eligible for the full range of services Gannett offers for students. Call or visit the Office of the University Registrar (255-4232; B07 Day Hall). The Registrar staff can discuss the obstacles, help you make a plan, and change the database to indicate that you now are eligible for all the services Gannett provides for Cornell students.