Health and Wellness

Health & Wellness Department at Bay Path

Be your best self so you can Carpe Diem

Did you know that moving your body daily, being passionate for your future career, knowing how to relieve your stress, allowing a few minutes for daily reflection, being engaged in your community, having a desire for learning new things, finding balance financially, and connecting well with others are just some of the ways that your wellness are proven to impact your success in college? 

That is why we have a whole health and wellness team here to support you in all aspects of your health and wellness.

We look forward to meeting and working with all of you! 

Want to know more, or have any questions? 
Please contact: Katie Jones, Director of Health and Wellness
Phone: 413.565.1293


Staff: Peg Anderson, RN
Location: 1st floor of Theinert Hall
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Phone: 413.565.1392
Because your health is important (and you never know when you may be sick) Bay Path has an on-campus health clinic where you can speak one-on-one with a registered nurse. 

In addition, the University offers weekly clinic hours with a Bay State Health Physician by appointment.
For all other medical issues, call Health Services for more information or an appointment during the semester.


Staff: Jennifer Dugan Murphy, MSW, LICSW
         Connie Gould, MA, MSW
Hours: Mon-Fri by appointment
Phone: 413.565.1276
The counseling center is here to support and enhance the academic and personal development of all students. It offers assistance to students for a broad range of issues including adjustment to college, eating disorders, relationship problems, depression, anxiety and stress management and drug and alcohol education.

The counseling center is staffed by two Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers, and also have the resource of a consulting psychiatrist from Bay State Health who comes to campus weekly to address medication issues with students. 

The office is closed from June 15th until August 15th. Our counselors will be available for individual meetings with incoming students during Wildcat Connection Orientation on July 16. Please look for sign up information during orientation.


Staff: Rob Panetti, CPT
Location: Breck Fitness Center
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:00 am-10:00 pm
           Sat 10:00 am-2:00 pm
           Sun 2:00 pm-10:00 pm
Phone: 413.565.1457 (Rob’s desk)
            413.565.1265 (Fitness Center Front Desk)

The fitness center is staffed by Rob Panetti who is the personal trainer and supervisor of the fitness center.
These are some of the free services offered to you in our state of the art fitness center:

  • Personal Training Appointments
  • Individualized Exercise Programs
  • Fitness Classes
  • Nutrition Advice 


The Health and Wellness Department works very closely with many areas on campus to ensure we are supporting students in all aspect of their education. This includes:

Career and Life Planning
Phone: 413.565.1049

Multicultural Affairs Office
Phone: 413.565.1073

Health and Wellness: