Frequently Asked Questions


Are there 24 hour emergency services available to Carleton students?

There are no after-hour medical services provided through Student Health and Counseling (SHAC). Students may seek evening or weekend care at Allina Medical Clinic or at the Northfield Hospital. Carleton Security Services personnel are trained as medical First Responders and will assist with student emergencies 24 hours a day, and refer to ambulance or emergency room services as necessary.

There is a psychologist on-call 24 hours a day when the academic term is in session to address psychological emergencies that occur after business hours.

Please visit SHACs After-Hours/Emergency information website for more information.

  • Marit Lysne, 20 June 2012
  • FAQ courtesy of Student Health and Counseling
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