Winter Break Info

The Primary Care Health Service will close for Winter Break at 4pm on Friday December 23rd. We will reopen for urgent care only on Monday January 9th, from 9-11:30am. We will reopen for regular clinical care on Tuesday January 17th. 


The Clinician On-Call service will end on December 23rd at 9am and will not reopen until the evening of Sunday January 8th.


The office will be open for administrative purposes only starting on January 4th.


Barnard students can be seen for URGENT health care only at Columbia Health from Friday December 23rd through January 8th while Primary Care is closed. Barnard students seen at Columbia Health will be charged an up-front per visit fee of $75, which may be reimbursable by your health insurance. Please call 212-854-2284 or visit for Columbia Health's hours and location.


Barnard students can also be seen for URGENT health care only at CityMD at 88th Street & Broadway. Insurance copays/fees will apply; and, if you opted out of the Barnard Aetna Student Health Insurance you may require a referral. Students wiht Aetna Student Health Insurance do not need a referral during wiinter break. For all others, call your insurance company to verify your benefits and see if you require a referral before scheduling an appointment. Please call 212-721-2111 or visit for City MD's hours, location, and list of accepted insurance plans.


All non-urgent matters (ex. prescription refills, referrals, physical exams, routine GYN exams, chronic conditions) should be addressed with the PCHS when we open for the regular clinical care on January 17th. 


We wish you a healthy and relaxing winter break.