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Located on campus at 111 Waverly Avenue, Syracuse University Health Services (SUHS) specializes in college health and provides ambulatory healthcare for SU and SUNY-ESF students.

Services available at Syracuse University Health Services include:

  • Office visits
  • Pharmacy
  • Ambulance services
  • Medical Transport Services
  • Laboratory services
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Health education
  • Public health monitoring and oversight
  • Travel medicine

Office visits to Health Services are provided by appointment. 
Appointments 315-443-9005

Health/immunization Requirements
All students are required to provide the following immunization information:

  1. The  mandatory immunization form (included in the Health Form) with proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella must be completed.
  2. A completed Response Form related to meningococcal meningitis vaccine indicating that the student has received and reviewed related information, and that he or she has either been immunized within the preceding ten years or has opted not to obtain immunization against meningococcal disease.

A wide variety of vaccinations are available at SUHS including hepatitis A and B, measles-mumps-rubella, tetanus, polio, meningococcus, varicella and HPV (Gardasil). A campus-wide campaign is conducted each fall to encourage influenza vaccination.

Hours of Operation
Health Services is open: 
Monday and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Sunday closed

Emergency Services 
Syracuse University Ambulance (SUA) provides basic life support level emergency medical services to the University community. For ambulance service call 315-443-4299 or 711 from a campus phone or #SU from a cellular phone. Medical Transportation Services (MTS) provides non-emergency transport because of illness or injury or those needing transportation to local specialist appointments. Please call 315-443-4566 in advance to schedule MTS services.

Health Insurance
In accordance with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), Syracuse University will be offering a new student health insurance plan as of Aug. 1, 2015.

The plan offering coincides with a revised University policy—to be phased in over the next two years—requiring that all full-time students carry some form of ACA-compliant health insurance.  Read the SU News story here. 

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Confidentiality 
A student’s medical record is strictly confidential and protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Information cannot be shared with anyone without the written consent of the student. Consent to share details with parents must be given for each encounter.

Pharmacy Services 
The SUHS pharmacy provides a wide selection of prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary supplements as well as pharmaceutical education and counseling. The pharmacy accepts prescriptions from both SUHS and other health care providers and participates with most insurance prescription plans. Pharmacy and other SUHS charges may also be billed to the Bursar account. For more information call 315-443-5691.