Health Center Services

During the school year, the Health Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM until 7 PM. The Health Center is also open from 9 AM until 2 PM on Saturdays and Sundays except during Fall Break, Winter Break, Spring Break and over the summer. 

Our medical, gyn and counseling services are available weekdays from 9 AM until 4 PM. A registered nurse is available all other weekday and weekend hours, with access to on-call physicians and counselors.

Medical, gyn, and counseling appointments and services are available Monday through Friday during the daytime. See below for details. 

Emergency Care When the Health Center is Closed

Call 610-526-7911 for emergencies.

If you have an urgent medical concern that cannot wait until the Health Center reopens at 9 AM, go to the Emergency Room at Bryn Mawr Hospital.

If you have urgent counseling concern that needs to be addressed before 9 AM, call ProtoCalll, the contracted on-call counseling service, at 610-526-7778.

Nursing Services

A nurse is available any time the Health Center is open and provides the following services:

            Examination & treatment for students with common, minor health problems

            Emergency care and/or referral for sudden or severe health problems

            Information on health issues and self-care measures and answers to health-     related questions

Same-day Appointments & Monday Morning Walk-in Clinic

Hours:

      Monday: 9 - 11 am: Walk-in Clinic

      Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday: Same Day Appointments

Monday mornings are "Walk-in" times - no appointment is necessary.

Same-day appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please call 610-526-7360 between 9 AM and 12 NOON on the day you want to be seen to make a same-day appointment. Walk-ins with urgent problems will also be accepted, however those with appointments will have priority (except, as always, in the case of a true emergency).

The Physicians & Nurse Practitioner provide care for students who:

     -feel their problem requires physician or nurse practitioner care

    - have been referred by the nurse for a higher level of care

Gyn Care

Gyn appointments are available throughout the week. Call 610-526-7360 to schedule an appointment. There is a $10 charge for gyn appointments cancelled less than 24 hours before the scheduled appointment.

The Gyn Nurse Practitioner provides:

       Well-woman care & Pap tests

       Discussion with students concerning sexuality and normal development

       Contraceptive counseling

       Education, confidential testing, & treatment for sexually-transmitted infections

       Testing & referral for pregnancy

Counseling Services

Individual counseling is by appointment. Call 610-526-7360 between the hours of 9 AM and 4 PM to schedule an appointment. There is a $20 charge for counseling appointments cancelled less than 24 hours before the scheduled appointment.

Each undergraduate student can receive up to six free sessions. The six free sessions will be used for assessment, treatment planning and appropriate referral if indicated. A student will be billed for any sessions beyond six. She will receive an insurance-ready receipt which can be submitted to her private insurance for possible reimbursement. We do not directly participate with any insurance programs. Any bills not paid within 30 days will be transferred to the Comptroller's office as a "Health Center Charge". Click on the link for further information on use of insurance. Suggestions for Using Your Insurance for Therapy Sessions All graduate students and Post Bacs can receive a free initial consultation with a counselor for appropriate referral to community providers.

In cases of financial hardship, the fee for counseling may be reduced. No student is ever denied service because she can not afford payment.

All counselors specialize in issues of young adults, including eating disorders,sexuality, cultural, racial, gender identity concerns, and relationship problems, as well as general counseling services.

Other Services

Pregnancy tests: speak to a nurse for details

Emergency Contraception: speak to a nurse

HIV tests: call for information & an appointment

Allergy shots: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 2-3:30 pm

Quick Pick-Up (for prescriptions ordered by Health Center Providers): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 4:30-5:15pm

Self Care Center: "do-it-yourself" cold care