The Industrial Medical Center provides student's initial medical treatment for illness. This service is provided by a licensed Health Care Provider. Continued supervision by the student's primary care provider is encouraged as only minor illnesses are treated through the Hospital's Industrial Medical Center. It is highly recommended for students to have insurance that will cover medical, emergency and hospital care. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing is not responsible for the cost of emergency care, hospital care, specialized diagnostic procedures and/or treatments provided for a student.
Student / Employee and Family Resources Program
Bridgeport Hospital's Employee and Family Resources Program provides information, treatment and referral services for personal or family issues. The treatment program is administered by the hospital’s Employee Assistance and Work Life Program. They can be reached by calling 1-877-275-6226.
Academic Advisement is available from the faculty to students throughout their enrollment. Students are encouraged to seek advisement for academic and/or personal concerns.
Bridgeport, located on Long Island Sound, is the industrial center of Southern Connecticut. The community offers educational, social and recreational activities. There are churches of most denominations within a short distance of the School. Hospital Chaplains are available for spiritual guidance.
Parking is available on a fee basis in the hospital's parking garage. A student is responsible for providing his or her own transportation to classes or clinical assignments outside of Bridgeport Hospital.
Students may purchase their meals in the Hospital cafeteria or coffee shop. Snacks and refreshments are available in Elizabeth Oliver Hall.