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Student Health Center
Lower Bedford Hall
Phone: 401-865-2422
Fax: 401-865-2809
Security/EMTs: 401-865-2222

Health Center Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
By appointment only

The Health Center is open during the academic year only.  Services are suspended during Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, Easter Break, Spring break, and the summer.

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Providers decide what medications will be dispensed by the Student Health Center, including cold and cough treatments, Tylenol, Ibuprofen, 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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