Need a doctor or nurse? Our professional 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 full phone message on how to reach the after-hours nurse.
The following are some of the most common types of care we provide on-site:
If you need an Annual Immunization Review for your health-related program, you can schedule that at Student Health Services.
Want to start birth control but unsure what method is best for you? Currently on birth control but want to learn about other types? Meet with one of our nurses to discuss the various options that are available.
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 education, immunization, diagnosis, and treatment of various infectious diseases, including latent (not active) tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections, and chronic Hepatitis B. We have on-site HIV testing and can provide HIV pre-and post-exposure prophylaxis.
If you need a physical for school, work, volunteering, or a clinical rotation, you can schedule that at Student Health Services.
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 supply of reasonably priced 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.
As a UB student, you have access to a wide range services including
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.
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 make recommendations for medications and immunizations that can keep you safe and healthy during your travels.
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.
We can assist you in finding local care for the following specialties:
Student Health Services does not perform allergy testing or administer allergy shots. Please check with your insurance carrier to find an allergist in network in Western New York. If you are currently receiving immunotherapy, you will most likely need to establish with a local allergist and make arrangements with your current allergist for continuity/transition of care.
Northeast College of Health Sciences offers free chiropractic care at Michael Hall (South Campus) for registered UB students. Make an appointment online.
UB’s School of Dental Medicine provides dental care through its patient clinics.
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.