Important Information and Documentation :
- 2008-09 Administrative Concepts, Inc. Insurance Brochure - includes claim filing policies and procedures
- HIPAA Form - As of April 14, 2003, per the federally-mandated "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act", no medical information will be provided to anyone who is not concerned with the direct care of the student-athlete without his or her specific authorization.
- Map to Roosevelt Hospital and Orthopedic Associates after Ram Van ride
- Letter to Parents Regarding Athletic Insurance Coverage
An insurance card must be on file before an athlete can be cleared for participation. These cards are sent home over the summer. They must be completed and signed even if your parents have no insurance. Both the physical and completed insurance card must be on file with our department before you will be cleared to participate or issued any equipment. NO EXCEPTIONS!
DRUG TESTING :
Fordham University has instituted a random drug testing program. ALL student-athletes are eligible to be drug tested during the academic year.
An orientation program regarding information about drug consent forms, random protocol, and banned substances will be given to each team during the year.
Fordham University participates in the NCAA's random drug testing program. All sports are subject to year-round drug testing and at NCAA Championship sites.
Health Center :
Phone: (718) 817- 4160
Fax: (718) 817- 3218
Fordham University Health Center is located in O'Hare Hall - Lower Level. Please refer to Health Center for their hours of operation. ALL pre-participation exams are performed here before you are allowed to participate in your respective sport.
If a student athlete becomes ill outside of athletic competition, he/she should report to the health center. The athletic training staff must be notified of an illness, of any medications that have been prescribed, and limitations imposed. Appointments are required for routine medical visits.
SHOULD A STUDENT-ATHLETE SUSTAIN A SERIOUS INJURY OR ILLNESS OUTSIDE OF ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION, THAT IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, SECURITY SHOULD BE CONTACTED AT (718) 817- 2222. FORDHAM'S EMS WILL RESPOND AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION. AS SOON AS IT FEASIBLE, NOTIFY THE ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFF.