The following categories describe different ways that we use and disclose medical information. For each category of uses or disclosures we will explain what we mean and try to give some examples. Not every use or disclosure in a category are listed. However, all of the ways we are permitted to use and disclose information will fall within one of the categories.
We understand that medical information about you and your health is personal. We are committed to protecting medical information about you. We create a record of the care and services you receive at the Health Center. We need this record to provide you with high quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This notice applies to all of the records of your care generated by the health service whether made by Health Center personnel or your personal doctor.
Who Will Follow This Notice
This notice describes our Health Center’s practices and that of:
any health care professional authorized to enter information into your chart;
all employees, staff and other Health Center personnel;
services provided in our organization through contacts with business associates and other University departments. Examples include physician services outside the University who may be used in consult, radiology and certain laboratory tests.
International Programs Staff members counsel students who are going to Third World countries and offers the vaccinations required for travel. Information and consultations are also available on other international study programs. Students are asked to make an appointment with the travel nurse during the earlier stages of planning for their time abroad.
A Community-Wide Account (CWA) is a declining-balance account that can be used to pay for goods and services at Brewer Bookstore, dining service locations, Stafford Fitness Center/Outdoor Programs, vending machines (limited to a maximum of $20 per day), and participating off-campus vendors. The CWA can also be used for payment of miscellaneous charges on a student account and for sales by student groups for apparel, registration fees, sale of tickets for campus events and donations to charities/class gifts. The minimum deposit into a CWA account is $25; maximum is $2,000.
The Financial Aid office is responsible for administration of the student employment program on campus. Some students have the opportunity to work on campus, both to earn money and to gain valuable experience. Students can refer to the Campus Employment Web site for more information.
St. Lawrence University offers a Tuition Refund Plan through A.W.G. Dewar Inc. The plan insures against the loss of tuition, room, board and fees in case a student must withdraw during the semester due to serious medical reasons. The annual cost for this insurance is approximately $400. More information is available at www.collegerefund.com.