Available Care

Need a doctor or nurse? Our professional on-campus health care providers can help you manage your medical care.

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How Can We Help You?

Student Health Services can help with many non-emergency medical concerns, including proactive care (annual exams, well visits and screenings), as well as care for injuries and illnesses (including chronic illness management). For health care services that are not provided directly by Student Health Services, we can help you find other health care providers who may be able to take care of you.

After Hours

Call 716-829-3316 and listen to the phone message, which will give you instructions for how to reach the after-hours nurse.

Emergencies

Campus: (716) 645-2222

Off-Campus: 911

Types of Care

Allergy Shots

Student Health Services does not administer allergy shots. However, there are allergists in the local community who will administer allergy shots to UB students. Please contact their offices directly to discuss your needs, scheduling and health insurance coverage.

Chiropractic Care

New York Chiropractic College offers free chiropractic care at Michael Hall (South Campus) for registered UB students. To make an appointment, call the New York Chiropractic College at 716-685-9631 (make sure you identify yourself as a UB student).

Fall 2017:  due to an increase in demand for services, New York Chiropractic College is expanding their hours here at Michael Hall for the remainder of the Fall semester.  The additional hours will be on Thursday mornings from 9 a.m. to Noon beginning on 10/12/17.

Regular Hours:

  • Monday 1-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m.-Noon, 1-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 9 a.m.-Noon
  • Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Dental Care

UB’s School of Dental Medicine provides dental care through its patient clinics.

Immunizations and Flu Shots

You can get a variety of immunizations — as well as your annual flu shot — through Student Health Services.

Infectious Disease

We offer diagnosis and treatment of various infectious diseases, including treating latent (not active) tuberculosis TB, sexually transmitted infections, chronic Hepatitis B and various other contagious illnesses.

Pharmacy Services

On Campus

South Campus

SBI Pharmacy (Michael Hall)

This pharmacy (part of SBI, a student-owned corporation) accepts student health insurance plans only. If you have another health insurance plan, you should contact them for a price quote.

North Campus

The Elli (in Ellicott Complex) and CVS (in The Commons) offer some over-the-counter (OTC) medications. However, these locations do not have on-site pharmacies.

Off Campus

There are various retail pharmacies near both campuses. Check with your health insurance provider to find your preferred pharmacy.

Sexual Health

Whether you need contraception or you want to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, we offer a range of services related to sexual health.

Sports Medicine

Student Health Services offers diagnosis and treatment of sports injury or orthopedic concerns.

Travel Medicine

Are you going away for spring break? Planning to travel abroad? Make a travel medicine appointment before you go. We’ll talk with you about any health concerns related to your trip, and help you get medications or vaccines that may be recommended for you.

Travel to certain countries may require an appointment with our infectious disease physician. Please plan ahead and make your appointment well before your departure date.

Women’s Health Services

As a UB student, you have access to a wide range of primary care gynecology services and counseling through Student Health Services. Our services include:

  • Annual exams
  • Contraception (including IUDs and hormonal implants)
  • Pregnancy testing and referral
  • Routine gynecologic care
  • Sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment
  • Safer sex counseling
Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception — also known as the morning-after pill — is available on campus at the following locations:
 

Wellness Education Services (114 Student Union, North Campus)

Sub Board 1 Pharmacy (Basement of Michael Hall, South Campus)


This over-the-counter medication is also available without a prescription at many off-campus pharmacies.


> If you need emergency contraception because you have been sexually assaulted, learn what to do after a sexual assault.

Pregnancy

If you are pregnant — or think you might be — the health care providers at Student Health Services can help you understand your options. All follow-up medical care is referred to community specialists.

Pregnancy Tests and Feminine Care Products

You can get pregnancy tests and feminine care products from Wellness Education Services. These items are typically available during standard business hours.

Get a Referral to a Specialist

Even if you think you’ll need specialized care, start by talking with one of our health care providers. We can offer advice, make referrals and help you navigate the health care system.

Costs

There is no cost to see any of the health care providers at Student Health Services (however, there may be a charge for immunizations, labwork and other services, depending on your health insurance). For providers outside of Student Health Services, please check with your health insurance for costs.

Any UB registered student can make an appointment and receive care from Student Health Services. It doesn’t matter which type of health insurance you have.

Need Help?

University at Buffalo
Michael Hall, 3435 Main Street, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3316; Fax: (716) 829-2564