Updates on Reopening SVA
Click below for info on our plans for 2021-2022, including the vaccine requirement for all students, faculty and staff.
Supporting Students’ Well-Being
Artwork by Chenwei Xu

Art by Chenwei Xu

COVID-19 vaccine requirement

  • Vaccine requirement

    The COVID-19 vaccination requirement goes into effect on Sunday, August 1, 2021. 

    For the fall 2021 semester, all students, faculty and staff will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to attend in-person classes, study or work on SVA’s campus.

    You may upload a digital copy of your vaccination record or exemption application to the secure portal below.

    Forms for requesting a medical or religious exemption from SVA’s vaccination policy may also be found in the portal.

    Important: please do not email your vaccination card or exemption request to the Health office; upload it through the secure portal.

  • International students or students abroad - vaccine requirement

  • Re-opening SVA


  • How Do I Create an Account to Download My Health Insurance Card?

  • How Do I Log in to My Account to View My Card or Claims?

  • What Should I Bring When I Go to an Urgent Care Clinic or Doctor’s Office?

  • What Is the Name of SVA’s Health Insurance Plan?

Community of Mental Health Providers

Accessing Mental Health Services Outside of SVA

  • Steps for Accessing Mental Health Services for Students Without SVA Cigna Insurance

  • Steps for Accessing Mental Health Services for Students With SVA Cigna PPO Insurance

  • Accessing Mental Health Services for Students with International or Travelers Insurance

  • Additional resources to begin your search for a mental health provider outside of SVA

Meet Our Staff

Christine Gilchrist
Christine Gilchrist, MSN, MPH, RN, NC-BC
Associate Director
Abby Wohl, BSN, RN  Registered Nurse
Abby Wohl, BSN, RN
Registered Nurse
Arielle Kempler, LCSW
Arielle Kempler LCSW
Daniela Caraballo
Daniela Caraballo, LCSW

Speaks Spanish & English

Holly Fu
Holly Fu, LCSW

Speaks Mandarin and English

Brett Sharetts
Brett Sharetts, LCSW
Matt Lee
Starr Callahan
Temporary worker
Student Health & Counseling Services
340 East 24th Street, 1st floor
New York, NY 10010
Fax:  212.592.2216
Exterior of the 24th Street Residence at night.