The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) & Student Health
SHIP Pomona College requires all international students (those on F1 visas or the equivalent) to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), which provides each student comprehensive health insurance coverage through the Aetna Inc. insurance company.
Set up appointments online or by calling (909) 621-8202
MCAPs provides short-term therapy, which focuses on helping a person manage short-term psychological stressors. Students who would benefit from long-term treatment are referred to pre-screened, qualified clinicians in the Claremont community.
Health Education Outreach (HEO) The HEO (also located in the Tranquada building) provides free in-office resources and services such as free HIV testing, alcohol and drug education, condoms and other safe-sex barriers . The HEO also has a free massage chair! For a full list of services, click here.
Emergency contraception (Plan B) and other sexuality information and resources are available at the HEO and in Walker Lounge (On the upper floor of the lounge, Walker 204). Information about Plan B here: http://www.planbonestep.com/
The HEO offers free HIV testing: Testing times: 2-4 p.m. No appointment needed 1st Wednesday of every month at the Queer Resource Center (link: http://colleges.claremont.edu/qrc) 2nd, 3rd, 4th Wednesday of every month at the HEO center
If you need non-emergency medical attention and Student Health Services is unavailable (closed or booked), you can go to Pomona Valley Hospital Urgent Care within working hours: 909-865-9977,1601 Monte Vista Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711