If you’re feeling under the weather, in need of medical assistance or have questions about your health, Hastings College staff our a doctor via our virtual care partner may be able to help. You can reach them at the information below.

Feeling under the weather?

Students can email healthcenter@hastings.edu and someone will be in touch with support.

Virtual Care Group logoStudents can also reach out to our partner, the Virtual Care Group, which provides free, unlimited access to doctors for Hastings College students. Just click the button below or go to thevirtualcaregroup.com/hastings to register and access care.

To register for the Virtual Care Group, be sure to use the 68901 zip code. Students can also download the Virtual Care Group (VCG)  app — links to Apple and Google apps are provided in the website linked above.

Virtual Care Group also offers access to virtual mental health services for all Hastings College students. Click here for details (or go ahead and follow the link above to register).

Student Vaccinations / Immunization Records

Hastings College requires students to be vaccinated against several communicable diseases. Immunization records will be requested via email and your admissions portal for new students before you arrive for classes in the fall.

Required vaccinations include:

  • MMR (2 doses OR positive titer)
  • TDaP (booster within 10 years)
  • Polio (3 doses if IPV OR 4 doses if OPV)
  • Varicella (2 doses OR documented history of disease OR positive VZVIGG titer)
  • Meningococcal A (1 dose at age 16 or older OR 1 dose in last 5 years)

If you would like to file an exemption to our requirements, complete either this medical exemption form (.pdf) or this religious exemption form (.pdf).

We also strongly encourage students to be immunized and/or protected against the following: COVID-19, tuberculosis, pneumonia, hepatitis A and B, and HPV.

Student Accident Insurance Information

For information on insurance availability and coverage for Hastings College students, click here

Several Peer Education groups are also advised by Health Center staff. They include:

  • S.H.A.C. (Student Health Advisory Council)
  • PHIVE-O (Peer HIV Education Organization)
  • College Diabetes Network
  • Gender/Sexuality Alliance