You can get prescriptions filled and purchase over-the-counter (OTC) medications at the UB Student Health Pharmacy, and at nearby off-campus pharmacies. OTC medications are also available at numerous on-campus locations.
Located at 4350 Maple Road, the UB Student Health Pharmacy offers:
The UB Student Health Pharmacy accepts the student health insurance plans offered through UB.
Any registered UB student, regardless of insurance plan, can:
Your prescription will be billed to your insurance plan if you have one of the following health insurance coverage plans:
Applicable copays are due at the time of prescription pick-up.
If you have alternate health insurance (not one of the plans listed above), you will be charged at the time of sale. (Even if you have alternate health insurance, you may still want to contact us to check the costs associated with your prescription; there are times when the UB Student Health Pharmacy bill will be less than your co-pay or cost at a retail, off-campus pharmacy.)
The UB Student Health Pharmacy can mail your prescriptions to your on- or off-campus address via FedEx for a $15 charge. Please note that medications cannot be mailed to an out-of-country address. To request delivery, please visit or call the UB Student Health Pharmacy during their open hours.
You can buy over-the-counter (OTC) medications at discounted prices through the UB Student Health Pharmacy. OTC medications include:
For buying over the counter medications, paying copays, or paying out-of-pocket for your prescription medication, you can use:
4350 Maple Road
Amherst, NY 14226
Phone: (716) 829-2368
Fax: (716) 829-2531
Mondays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thursdays: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Providing care for UB students since 2002
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, BS
University at Buffalo, BA
Providing care for UB students since 1989
Certified Pharmacy Technician
Providing care for UB students since 2014
If the UB Student Health Pharmacy is closed (or for students who want to use their alternate insurance coverage), there are many retail pharmacies in the local area, with some locations open 24 hours a day. Check with your health insurance provider to find your preferred pharmacy.
Students have access to safer sex supplies, emergency contraception, STI tests and pregnancy tests.