Boston Student Health Services

Student Health Services

MCPHS is partnering with Carbon Student Health Services at the Treehouse location to provide medical care services to students. Students may use Carbon Student Health Services for diagnosis and treatment of both short and long-term illnesses and for preventive care. Students seeking mental health counseling can also reach out to MCPHS Counseling Services.

Carbon Student Health Services

Location: 578 Huntington Avenue on the second floor of the Treehouse Residence Hall, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Open during winter, spring, and summer break)
Phone: 617.879.5220
Fax: 617.879.5221
Website: Carbon Student Health Services

Students must present their student ID cards and their health insurance cards at every appointment, just as they do when accessing their doctor's office at home.

If you are coming in for immunization services, please bring your past immunization records with you. To be allowed to attend classes on campus, all MCPHS students must be in compliance with state immunization requirements and the MCPHS Immunization Policy.

Here is a list of some of the services provided:

  • Wellness care
  • Urgent care
  • Management of chronic health issues
  • Immunizations
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Birth control
  • Pap smears
  • Allergy injections
  • Psychiatric consultations and treatment
  • Labs
  • Sports physicals
  • Routine physicals
  • Telehealth visits
  • Common skin conditions

Students can use their MCPHS Plan Health Insurance. You will be billed for any remaining patient responsibility from your visit.

Please call the number on your insurance card to verify if Student Health Services is in-network. Ask about any cost for which you may be responsible. Accepted providers include:

  • Aetna
  • BCBS of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Medicaid (Mass Health) ONLY Standard Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Tricare (in and out of network)
  • AllWays Health Partners
  • Multiplan

If you do not have insurance, we will gladly provide service. On the day of your visit, you will be given a Fee for Service form. Please call Billing Services at 1.800.249.6365 within one business day of your visit for estimated costs.

Please call our Billing Services at 1.800.249.6365. A representative is available Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST to assist with any inquiries or problems with your bill.

The following health care facilities are nearby and may be accessed when  Student Health Services is closed. In case of a life-threatening emergency, you should call 911, go to your nearest emergency room or contact your school’s public safety line.

Mass General Brigham Urgent Care
1285 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis St.
Boston, MA 02115

Beth Israel Lahey Health
1 Deaconess Road
Boston, MA 02215

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Urgent Care
133 Brookline Ave, 4th Floor
Boston, MA

Whittier Street Health Center
Frederica M. Williams Building
1290 Tremont Street
Roxbury, MA 02120