The College provides comprehensive health services through an agreement with Castleton Family Health Center (CFHC) located seven miles from the campus. CFHC is part of the Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR). The Castleton Family Health Center is a fully equipped medical facility with onsite x-ray and lab services. The center provides a full range of primary care and preventive services including confidential AIDS and STD testing. There is also a full service retail pharmacy on the premises. Castleton Family Health Center can often provide same-day appointments for non-routine health issues. Call early in the day to schedule your appointment. Physical exams should be scheduled in advance.
Students can also connect with a primary care provider at Mettowee Valley Family Health (MVFH), also an affiliate of CHCRR and located 9.5 miles away in West Pawlet Vermont. Students with a primary care provider at MVFH can access weekend, and after hours care at CFHC.
General Health Services
Castleton Family Health Center
275 Route 30 North
Bomoseen, VT 05732
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. –
Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dr. Fred Michel
39 Church St., Poultney, VT
Green Mountain College offers a free shuttle service to CFHC in Bomoseen/Castleton Corners at approximately 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday while classes are in session. Shuttles are available at no charge by request through the Auxillary Services office.
The region’s public transit system, “The Bus”, operated by the Marble Valley Regional Transit District, also provides daily round trip transportation between GMC and the Castleton Family Health Center. GMC students, staff, and faculty ride free with GMC ID. Please consider your transportation needs as you schedule your appointment.
The College also has a Memorandum of Understanding with All Occasion Transportation, a local taxi company that allows students to take a taxi to and from medical appointments. The taxi fare is paid by the college at the time of the service and the student is billed.
Domestic students: Students are required to provide proof of enrollment in a health insurance program or be enrolled automatically in the program provided by the College at a designated rate.
International students: International students are required to enroll in the student health insurance program offered through the College.
For more information about the GMC health insurance policy for students, contact the business office at 802-287-8205. A copy of the student health insurance brochure can be found at studentplanscenter.com