Need a doctor or nurse? Our professional on-campus health care providers can help you manage your medical care.
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.
Call 716-829-3316 and listen to the phone message, which will give you instructions for how to reach the after-hours nurse when our office is closed.
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.
Northeast College of Health Sciences offers free chiropractic care at Michael Hall (South Campus) for registered UB students. To make an appointment, call the Northeast College of Health Sciences at 716-685-9631 (make sure you identify yourself as a UB student). Hours may differ from Health Services hours. Please call Northeast College of Health Sciences to inquire about appointment availability.
UB’s School of Dental Medicine provides dental care through its patient clinics.
Student Health Services recognizes and supports the diverse experiences of gender identity and expression, and offers students medical care in a safe and respectful environment. We are available to help those interested in gender–affirming hormones.
You can get a variety of immunizations — as well as your annual flu shot — through Student Health Services.
We offer diagnosis and treatment of various infectious diseases, including treating latent (not active) tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections, chronic Hepatitis B and various other contagious illnesses.
Student Health Pharmacy (4350 Maple Rd)
This pharmacy accepts student health insurance plans only. If you have another health insurance plan, you should contact them for a price quote. The also carry a reasonably priced supply of over-the-counter medications.
The Elli (in Ellicott Complex) offers some over-the-counter (OTC) medications. However, this location does not have an on-site pharmacy.
There are various retail pharmacies near both campuses. Check with your health insurance provider to find your preferred pharmacy.
Whether you need contraception or you want to get tested for sexually transmitted infections, we offer a range of services related to sexual health.
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.
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:
Emergency contraception — also known as the morning-after pill — is an over-the-counter medication available without a prescription at:
• Student Health Pharmacy (4350 Maple Rd)
• Off-Campus: many off-campus pharmacies/grocery stores
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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.
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.
There is no cost to see any of the health care providers at Health Services (however, there may be a charge for immunizations, labwork and other services, depending on your health insurance). For providers outside of Health Services, please check with your health insurance for costs.
Any UB registered student can make an appointment and receive care from Health Services. It doesn’t matter which type of health insurance you have.