Preventive Services

Student Health on Haven offers students a range of services designed to help prevent health problems before they develop. We offer preventive services in accordance with the United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations.



  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (students under the age of 46)
  • Influenza
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Meningococcal
  • Tetanus, diphtheria (Td)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Varicella

Screening evaluations

  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia (on an annual basis, or more frequently if appropriate)
  • Tobacco use
  • Tuberculosis

Preventive health exams

(appointment needed)

  • Physical exams
  • Pap smears/GYN exams


  • For students with the Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan, many preventive services are covered at Student Health through the insurance plan, with no out-of-pocket expense to the student.
  • For students with different insurance coverage, please check with our staff for coverage and cost-sharing.