Tyler has gyms in the T Building on the Midlothian campus and in the Nicholas Center on the Chester campus. Gyms are currently closed; they will re-open for the fall 2021 semester and hours will be posted on this page. Fitness classes are offered on occasion. Students also have access to the Virginia State University pool with their Tyler ID.

 Recreational and intramural sports teams also form from time to time.

Health Services

Tyler does not have a clinic on campus; however, emergency medical services, clinics and hospitals are located nearby. If you need first aid on campus, contact Security Services.

Student Health Insurance

While Tyler does not have a student health insurance plan, the following accident and health insurance providers offer coverage to students: 

Collegiate Risk Management, Inc.
110 Athens Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Telephone: 1-800-922-3420
Fax: 1-727-939-8323

E. J. Smith & Associates
899 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL  60062
Telephone:  1-847-564-3660
Fax: 1-847-564-3069

International Student Insurance
224 First Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
Telephone: 888-247-1387
Fax: 904-212-0412

Medicaid Expansion and FAMIS
Cover Virginia

The above links are provided as a convenience to Tyler students. These insurance providers are not officially endorsed by John Tyler Community College.

CampusWell by Student Health 101

Campus Well by Student Health 101 is an online wellness magazine for John Tyler students. Each month, students can connect, learn and get tips about managing stress, substance abuse prevention, eating healthy, staying active, and more. Access the mobile edition for use on smartphones and tablets.