Norton Medical Center, Wheaton’s designated student health center, is a private neighborhood facility located on-campus and owned and operated by Sturdy Memorial Associates.  Same day appointments are generally available.  Please call for an appointment; NMC is not a walk-in clinic.  If you’re experiencing a medical condition/illness or a minor injury, the medical providers at NMC can offer evaluation and treatment.

Student Health Services at Norton Medical Center

Located at 14 Taunton Avenue.

Call for an Appointment:

Main Desk – 508-286-5400/508-286-5401
Cynthia Maricle, Associate Director, Student Health Services
508-286-8210; fax 508-286-5409

Weekday hours:
Monday through Thursday: 9 AM-12:30 PM; 1:30-4:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM-12:30 PM; 1:30-4 PM

Medical or Mental Health Emergency:

Call 911 or Public Safety at 508-286-3333

After Hours on Weekends and Holidays:
A doctor-on-call is available to address your concerns.  Please call the answering service at 508-286-5400/508-286-5401, identify yourself as a Wheaton student/Norton Medical Center patient, and ask to speak with the covering physician.

All students regardless of enrollment in a personal or the college-sponsored health insurance are eligible to receive care at Norton Medical Center.  During the academic year, all student appointments are free of charge regardless of insurance coverage.  Labwork, immunizations, and procedures are charged to a student’s insurance.  Copays are waived; deductibles apply.  During the summer months, the visit, lab work, and procedure costs are charged to a student’s insurance.  For medical advice after hours, a doctor-on-call is available at 508-286-5400 to address your concerns.

Find more information about Norton Medical Center here.

Walk-in Care Options

Local pharmacies located 1 block from campus include Walgreens and CVS.

Additional Care Available On Campus

  • Chiropractor, Dr. Sean Gallagher
    Walk-in, every Thursday at 4 PM in the Athletic Training Room in Haas.  Call 508-286-3984 to confirm dates.  Health insurance card required for visit.  Co-pays and deductibles apply.
  • Nutritionist, Gretchen Stalters, MS, RD
    Nutrition services available via telehealth now.  To schedule an appointment and to discuss your nutritional needs, contact Gretchen directly at 508-622-0813 or gretchenstalters@gmail.com.  Most insurance plans accepted.
  • GYN care, Kelliann Bachand, NP
    Routine GYN care on select Wednesdays throughout the semester at Norton Medical Center.  To schedule an appointment, please call 508-286-5400.  Health insurance card required for visit.  Co-pays and deductibles apply.
  • If you are enrolled in the college-sponsored Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, call the Blue Care RN Line 24/7 for questions about symptoms or injuries:  588-247-2583.

Transportation Options

Medical or Mental Health Emergency

Call 911 or Public Safety at 508-286-3333

    1. View the Excuse Notes Policy (pdf) issued by Student Health Services/Norton Medical Center.
    2. Student immunization records are maintained for ten years from the date of graduation after which they are shredded.  Copies of immunization records may be obtained without cost by contacting the Associate Director of Student Health Services at 508-286-8210.