Chatham University

Student Health & Wellness

Student Health & Wellness

Athletic & Fitness Center

AFC Program Coordinator
Dani Pais
dpais@chatham.edu / 412-365-1625

The Athletic and Fitness Center is a multipurpose facility that is open to all students, faculty, and staff. This state of the art facility is equipped with a fitness/cardiovascular room, eight lane competition pool, squash courts, climbing wall and other amenities. Comfortable seating is conveniently located throughout the center for students to relax with friends, watch television, or use a personal laptop to wirelessly connect to the Internet. Students have the opportunity to receive credit by taking a variety of exercise courses or get involved with the many intramural activities. Each week there are multiple activities or events that take place in the AFC!

Counseling Services

Dr. Elsa Arce, Director of Counseling Services
arce@chatham.edu / 412-365-1282

Counseling Services is committed to aid your personal growth and development in order to help you gain the maximum benefit from your educational experience. We provide a safe, confidential, non-judgmental space to work through issues that many students face. The most common issues that students come to the Counseling Services for include: depression, anxiety, self-esteem, academic concerns, and relationship issues. If you are a full-time registered student, there is no charge for our services. Free evaluations and external referrals are offered to part-time regular undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is always to help and to guide you towards clarity, authentic happiness and maximum success in your educational journey.

Health Services

Valerie Martincek
vmartincek@chatham.edu / 412-365-1714

Student Health Services is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that works in synergy with its mission. A student-centered facility, the staff is committed to working closely together to promote a healthy campus community. By delivering prevention services, quality care and promoting self direction and responsibility, we contribute to a successful college experience and help students to be better health care consumers. We understand that health encompasses physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all students. Health Services provides confidential health care to all enrolled Chatham students.

All students are required to complete Health, Immunization and Meningitis forms. Please complete and mail to:

Attn: Health Services
Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232