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Telephone: 315-386-7333
Fax: 315-386-7932

Appointments are required. Walk in students will be seen as time allows.


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SUNY Student Opinion Survey
The most recent  Student Opinion Survey (SOS) ranked the SUNY Canton Davis Health Center 2nd among the 7 SUNY Tech sector colleges and an overall 3rd among the 27 SUNY Health Centers. We are working hard on being #1 on the next SOS survey in 2015!

Health Center Hours

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.During the Academic Year

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Semester/Summer Breaks

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 12 pm (Summer break only)

Our Mission

As a team of health care professionals, the Davis Student Health Center is dedicated to providing culturally competent medical care, educational programs and student advocacy which will enhance a student's wellbeing and empower a student to become a well-informed consumer of health care during their lifetime.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a fully accredited student health care center which is the first choice for health care among our SUNY Canton students and recognized as a leader in college health.

Our Values

Superior Service
Committing to providing excellent service through continuous quality improvement

Maintaining the highest standards of behavior that encompasses honesty, ethics, and doing the right things for the right reasons

Showing respect for others and making a commitment to work together

Creating an atmosphere, for our students, that is safe, accessible, confidential and culturally sensitive

Fiscal Responsibility
Using financial resources in an efficient manner

Our Goals

To Provide high quality and accessible health care for SUNY Canton students.

To Educate and promote healthy lifestyle choices that will enhance students’ well-being.

To Maintain an ongoing program of assessment and improvement.

To Engage members of the campus and local community.

Availability of Services

Health services are available during the academic year to all currently registered students who pay the student health fee. Clinic services are not available during winter, spring and summer breaks.


The Davis Student Health Center is an ambulatory, acute care clinic and has limited emergency services.

If you are in need of emergency medical care for anyone on campus--faculty, staff, student or visitor, at any time day or night, please call University Police at (315) 386- 7777 (7777 from any campus phone). All 911 calls made from campus phones go to University Police.

University Police is fully trained in CPR and first aid and will respond to the emergency. They will make a determination as to the next step (i.e. call the rescue squad or transport to the Health Center etc.). Click here for more information on emergency care.

There are automated external defibrillators (AED) in over 30 locations across campus for emergency use by trained individuals - AED locations.


All information in the student's medical record is confidential and access to these records is restricted to Health Center personnel only. Medical information is released only upon a student's written request or upon court-ordered subpoena.

Health Fee and Expenses

The majority of services available at the Davis Student Health Center are covered by the health fee included in the college bill.

There are additional charges, such as for Pap smears, contraceptive supplies and Hepatitis B vaccine.

Students are responsible for payment for services at emergency rooms, laboratory tests done off campus, and services of a specialist if referred by the Health Center.

Accredited by AAAHC

The Student Health Center holds national accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc., the nation's leading accreditation organization of ambulatory health facilities.

This accreditation recognizes The Davis Student Health Center at SUNY Canton as a facility providing quality ambulatory health care in a safe, respectful environment.

Davis Health Center
Campus Center 004
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, New York 13617

Phone: 315-386-7333
Fax: 315-386-7932

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 12:00 pm

Medical Excuse Policy
The SUNY Canton Davis Health Center will not provide students with medical excuses for absences from class or missed deadlines due to short term illness or injury. The entire medical excuse policy is available by clicking on the link provided below.

» Complete Medical Excuse Policy

Grads: Are you covered?

Now is the time to start thinking about your health insurance coverage.  You have choices: stay on your parent’s health plan, buy your own plan, or get coverage through a new job. If you decide to get your own insurance, you’ll find lots of choices at NY State of Health. To learn more, please visit: http://info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov

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