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Student Health Center Services

The Drexel Student Health Center offers comprehensive health services to support the academic and social well-being of our students. The Student Health Center is available to full-time and part-time students who are enrolled in classes for the current quarter in which services are needed.

If you are a student currently on a leave of absence, have recently graduated, or are a Drexel employee, we will be happy to see you at Drexel Family Medicine in University City (3401 Market St.). To make an appointment with the University City office of Drexel Family Medicine, please call 215.220.4720.

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Drexel Student Health Services for Current Students

  • Sick Visits
  • Women’s health care, including PAP Smears, birth control and pregnancy testing
  • Physical exams for co-op, driver’s license, study abroad, etc.
  • Enhanced sports medicine
  • Confidential STD testing
  • Allergy shots
  • Travel immunizations (Hep A and Hep B)
  • Routine Immunizations (HPV, MMR, Varicella, Meningococcal, Tdap, pneumococcal, influenza)
  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Certain medications on site
  • Refills of ADHD medications when documentation of diagnosis and current treatment are provided
  • Free condoms
  • Onside lab for bloodwork

In Case of Sexual Assault

Call 911 or the Drexel Police at 215.895.2222, and they will direct you to the appropriate sexual assault center for evaluation. Also, please consider calling or visiting the Counseling Center for additional support needs.

For Psychological Emergencies

Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., please call the Drexel Counseling Center at 215.895.1415. After hours and on weekends, there is an on-call counselor available for emergencies at 215.416.3337.

Other Area Services

Local Emergency Rooms

  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: located at 39th Street and Powelton Avenue
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP): located at 34th and Spruce streets, they offer fast track services (available 12 hours a day, 7 days a week)
  • Hahnemann University Hospital: located at the corner of Broad and Vine streets, they offer fast track services (available 11 am to 11 p.m., Monday thru Saturday). The Drexel shuttle to Center City campus located at 33rd and Market streets runs every 15 minutes from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Area Pharmacies

If you have a prescription plan, be sure to show your card prior to filling a prescription. Prescriptions can be filled at most area pharmacies, though some insurance plans may not be accepted by the pharmacy.

Several national pharmacy chains are located in University City and Center City including:

Bell Apothecary Inc
215.387.9100
4014 Lancaster Ave

CVS Pharmacy
215.386.2092
4314 Locust St

CVS Pharmacy
215.662.0406
3915 Walnut St

CVS Pharmacy
215.662.1333
3401 Walnut St

New Girard Pharmacy
215.386.1594
4000 W Girard Ave

Rite Aid Pharmacy
215.382.4260
4055 Walnut Street

Rite Aid Pharmacy
215.474.5447
4641 Chestnut Street