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

Cigna PPO FAQ

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

Speaks Spanish & English

Holly Fu, LCSW
Holly Fu
Therapist

Speaks Mandarin and English

Brett Sharetts, LCSW
Brett Sharetts
Therapist
Matt Lee
Coordinator
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.