NYMU students, faculty, and staff with health and wellness concerns have access to the New York Medical University. Conveniently located on campus, the professionally staffed ambulatory health clinic accepts walk-ins and is equipped to manage a range of medical issues—from minor to chronic illness; basic lab tests; and various counseling services.
Your health is important. Should you ever be in need of their services, the entire Health Services team is at the ready to take care of you, so you can get back on your feet and continue learning how to take care of others.
1. Counseling Center
THE NYMU COUNSELING CENTER
Welcome to New York Medical University Counseling Center webpage. The NYMU Counseling Center is located in the Villages at Coverley on the Curacao campus. We are dedicated to the health and well-being of the NYMU community. Our services are free, strictly confidential and offered to Semester 1-5 students. We are available to address personal, academic and/or mental health concerns.
Our office is located in the Villages at Coverley in the building were housing check in was conducted. A private entrance is around the back of the building.
STAFF MEMBERS & CONFIDENTIALITY
Our staff members are experienced in serving the specific needs of medical students from diverse backgrounds. We work together in a multidisciplinary approach and function as an independent clinical entity, distinct from the NYMU academic program. Counseling staff members have no involvement in the academic assessment or promotion of students, and our records are not part of any academic file. Information is not shared with faculty or administrators unless the student/client authorizes a specific written release of information.
Fresh Market is a grocery store within walking distance of the housing complex, where students can purchase everything from packaged and canned goods to fresh produce, poultry, and more. Students can also find prepared meals and a salad bar, or purchase fresh juice.
There are also a wide variety of dining options in Curacao, including Chinese, American cuisine, Middle Eastern, Italian, Indian, and local Caribbean fare. Some local favorites include Champers Restaurant and The Tides, and Nishi Restaurant.
3. CLUB FITNESS
Club Fitness is a local gym complete with elliptical machines, treadmills, bikes, spin bikes, one squat rack, a full dumbell set with adjustable benches, and more.
NYMU students looking to take a break from their studies can take advantage of the local gym, Club Fitness, which features elliptical machines, treadmills, bikes, spin bikes, a squat rack and full dumbbell set with adjustable benches, and more. Students can also join small group fitness classes at the gym at an extra cost. The student gym membership includes access and use of all equipment.