Published September 19, 2022
Health Services has moved to a new location: 4350 Maple Road (near Sweet Home Rd.) which includes more space and a better layout to provide high-quality student medical care.
Health Services is open and ready to start seeing patients in our new state-of-the-art medical building on Maple Road. This facility allows us to provide the highest quality health care for our students.
Student Health Services offers assistance to all UB students’ regardless of the type of health insurance plan they have. You do not need to be insured through one of UB’s health insurance plans to utilize Student Health Services; however, you DO need to be registered for the current semester.
New York State law requires the consent of a parent/guardian for medical care (reproductive and sexual health care excluded) of persons under 18 years of age. If you are under 18, your parent will need to give us written consent to treat you.
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).
Patients are limited to one appointment per day with a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant.
An appointment is required to see a healthcare provider. If you need to see a doctor or nurse for medical care, please call Student Health Services at 716-829-3316 to make an appointment.
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.
To maintain confidentiality, contact your health insurance company and ask that any “Explanation of Benefits” involving you be sent directly to you and no one else.
Student Health Services' clinic is located between North and South Campus at:
You must have an appointment scheduled; walk-ins are not permitted.
A dedicated "Student Health Services Shuttle" departs from the North Campus from:
Connecting service is available from the South and Downtown Campuses.
Student Health Services is located at 4350 Maple Rd. (near Sweet Home Rd.), Amherst, NY 14226. Please park in the parking spaces in front of or on the side of our building. No additional parking pass is needed to park in our parking lot.
If you arrive 10 minutes or more late for your scheduled appointment, you may be rescheduled for a future date and time.
Health Services offers assistance to all UB students’ regardless of the type of health insurance plan they have. You do not need to be insured through one of UB’s health insurance plans to utilize Health Services; however, you DO need to be registered for the current semester.
Whether you are local and have your own physician or are coming to Buffalo from out of town, Health Services can be your primary care provider or help to supplement your existing primary care. There is no copay to see a healthcare provider at Health Services and insurance/student accounts are billed for immunizations, lab tests and prescriptions.
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.
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 TB, sexually transmitted infections, chronic Hepatitis B and various other contagious illnesses.
Student Health Pharmacy (Michael Hall)
This pharmacy accepts student health insurance plans only. If you have another health insurance plan, you should contact them for a price quote.
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.
Student Health Services offers diagnosis and treatment of sports injury or orthopedic concerns.
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:
• South Campus: Student Health Pharmacy (4350 Maple Rd)
• Off-Campus: many off-campus pharmacies/grocery stores
> If you need emergency contraception because you have been sexually assaulted, learn what to do after a sexual assault.
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.
There is a strong connection between your well-being and academic success. With intentional emphasis on health promotion; emotional and mental support and the delivery of high-quality medical services, we help foster a vibrant and healthy campus community.
For more information, visit our Taking Care website.
We are in the planning stages of creating a new wellness and recreation center for our campus. This new facility will house state-of-the art fitness equipment with an enhanced recreational footprint, all in an effort to promote greater health equity, eliminate disparities and improve the overall health of the entire campus community.