Health Services is open 16 hours per day for treatment of ill and injured students. With each student visit, the staff promotes healthy lifestyle choices and disease prevention. There is also a nurse on site 24 hours a day for students who might need care after hours or overnight. The Academy provider (physician or nurse practitioner) is available on campus for regular office hours each week and can provide treatment and referrals to local specialists.
Other services offered include: medical excuses from classes as necessary; appointments scheduled in Traverse City (orthodontist, optometrist, etc.); referrals to medical specialists; procurement of medication for students; and provision of medical equipment on loan (crutches, heating pads, ice packs, etc.). The Grand Traverse area is served by Munson Medical Center, a regional referral hospital with nearly 300 physicians practicing in 35 specialties.
Also located within Health Services is Psychological Services to assist students in personal issues in a confidential, individual setting or a group setting.