woman's hand holding a prescription bottle.

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.

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UB Student Health Pharmacy is Closing

11/15/23: UB Student Health Pharmacy will be permanently closing before the end of the calendar year. The last day of in-person, open hours will be December 20, 2023. Learn more.

Pharmacy and Prescription Services

Contact the Student Health Pharmacy to discuss currently available services.

Insurance Coverage

The UB Student Health Pharmacy accepts the student health insurance plans offered through UB. 

Any registered UB student, regardless of insurance plan, can purchase over-the-counter medications at this pharmacy


Your prescription will be billed to your insurance plan if you have one of the following health insurance coverage plans:

  • UB-sponsored domestic student health insurance United Healthcare Student Resources plan
  • SUNY United Health Care Student Resources plan
  • UB Research Foundation UMR plan

Applicable copays are due at the time of prescription pick-up.

Prescription Delivery Service

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.

Over-The-Counter Medications

You can buy over-the-counter (OTC) medications at discounted prices through the UB Student Health Pharmacy. OTC medications include:

  • Antihistamines
  • Decongestants
  • Pain relievers
  • Cough medications
  • Topical creams and ointments
  • Emergency contraception

Payment Options

For buying over the counter medications or paying copays, you can use:

  • Apple Pay
  • Credit cards
  • Bill to student account

Contact the Pharmacy


UB Student Health Pharmacy

4350 Maple Road
Amherst, NY 14226

Phone: (716) 829-2368
Fax: (716) 829-2531



Additional Resources and Locations


  • Campus Shops carries some OTC and personal care products in stores and vending units on-campus.

Off-Campus Pharmacies

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.

Sexual Health Supplies and Tests

Students have access to safer sex supplies, emergency contraception, STI tests and pregnancy tests.

> Learn more about sexual health supplies and tests