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Health Center Hours:The center is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. during the academic year, by appointment only. Health services are suspended during Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter,  spring recesses and summer.

EMTs:  EMTs are available from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. (Monday through Friday) and 24 hours on Saturday, Sunday and holidays when the Health Center is closed. PLEASE call ext. 2888 for EMTs.


Providers decide what medications will be dispensed by the Student Health Center, including cold and cough treatments, Tylenol, Ibubrofen, and antibiotics.
For prescribed medications, there are several pharmacies within walking distance from campus:

  • CVS Pharmacy
    400 Admiral Street
  • Walgreens Pharmacy
    Admiral Street
  • J&B Pharmacy
    1017 Smith Street
    Providence, RI
    (401) 861-1194

Long term prescriptions: A student's physician must document medication on the health record provided by the college. The student must see to it that he/she has sufficient supply (or a refill prescription) to last until a return home.
Syringes: Students requiring the use of syringes must record that need on their health record form and personally notify Health Services.
NOTE: Used syringes must be sealed in a sharps container and must not be disposed of in the trash! Full containers can be brought home or to Health Services for disposal.

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