New York Medical College

School of Health Sciences and Practice

Student Services and Facilities


Health Insurance and Health Services

Full-time matriculated students only are eligible for health insurance, available through New York Medical College. Students may enroll in this coverage (yearly) during the on-site registration periods. Payment is made to the Bursar’s Office at the time of registration. Yearly costs are subject to change annually effective July 1. All International Applicants must provide proof of insurance coverage at the time of registration.

Full-time matriculated students who purchase health insurance coverage through New York Medical College or show proof of health insurance from outside of the College are also eligible to register for on-campus Health Services. Health Services are available only to the student and not to her/his family members. There is an annual fee for this, which is subject to change each year.  Please see the Student Health Services website for more information.


Health Sciences Library

Visit the Health Sciences Library (HSL) homepage ( for general information, resources, and services provided.


Alumni Gross Anatomy Laboratory

The Alumni Gross Anatomy Laboratory which is used by our students in the Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology programs occupies the top floor of the MEC. The 8,500 sq. ft. facility whose innovative light-filled and airy design emphasizes the central role that the study of anatomy plays in the education and training of physicians and other health care professionals. It features 36 dissecting tables with wired and secured wireless networking available at each table, specialized ventilation system, natural northern light exposure, faculty office, and separate student and faculty changing areas with showers and lockers.


Alumni Computer Laboratory

The Alumni Computer Learning Laboratory, located on the ground floor of the School of Public Health, is open to all students, faculty, and employees of the University. It has 25 Windows workstations. Every workstation is connected to the University network and to the Internet.

The lab has one high-speed black and white laser printer. A special sound-deadening moveable partition enables the lab to be used simultaneously as a classroom, in either 15 or 25 student configurations.

A complete spectrum of software for general use, such as MS Office suite, which includes word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, database management and statistical packages is maintained. The latest in computer health-related software, such as diagnostic systems, is available.

The Alumni Computer Learning Laboratory is used to teach and assist graduate and medical students, and faculty and staff, in their required courses and electives. Technical oversight of the facility is assigned to Information Technology (914-594-2000). The Alumni Computer Lab may be reserved by contacting the Facilities Management Department ( 914-594-4573).

University Data Communications Network

The New York Medical College Data Communications Network is an expanding interconnected set of more than 1000 workstations on the Valhalla campus which also provides dedicated connectivity to our affiliates at Metropolitan Hospital Center and Westchester Medical Center. Access to the network requires authentication and is available through the Internet via Citrix Web Access which provides global access to many of New York Medical College’s electronic resources. On-campus network access is available in the Alumni Computer Center, at the Health Sciences Library and in all teaching, learning and research areas, including student housing, via the University’s wireless data communications network.

All enrolled students are assigned a NYMC network login ID with their own password which allows access to an NYMC email account, a 150 Megabyte mailbox and 500 Megabytes of personal storage space (X: Drive) on a University-hosted server. Access to the Microsoft Exchange email system provides each student with a personal calendar and a “to do” list.

Please check your email inbox frequently for messages from faculty and/or College administrators.


College Bookstore

The College Bookstore, located in the Basic Sciences Building. Required and recommended texts for all courses are available through the bookstore as are school and office supplies. Books may also be ordered on-line. Books may also be ordered online at For information, call (914) 594-4229.


Student Housing

Limited on-campus housing is currently available for single and married students on the Valhalla campus. Single students are housed in three- and four-person suites. Each student has a single furnished bedroom and shares a bathroom, living room and a fully equipped kitchen. Visit the Student Housing website for fees and additional information.


It is the policy of New York Medical College to promote the safety and security of all faculty, students and employees on College premises; to prohibit any criminal or illicit activities including sexual assault or other sex offenses; to report any alleged criminal conduct to the appropriate enforcement authorities; and to discipline any faculty member, student, or employee after conviction of a criminal offense. Discipline may include, as applicable, suspension, expulsion, dismissal, or termination of employment. In the case of a student, the Dean will appoint a Faculty Ad Hoc Committee to review, report, and make recommendations to the Dean.

In order to promote awareness and facilitate prevention of sexual assault offenses, the College provides specific information to incoming students about sexual assault prevention measures. This information includes the legal sanctions and penalties under applicable laws, ordinances and regulations on sex offenses, the campus security procedures for dealing with sex offenses, and the identification and availability of counseling and support services. The respective deans of the College’s three Schools are responsible for the coordination and dissemination of this information in the student orientation process. Visit the Security website.

Page updated: December 1, 2014