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Student Affairs offices are operating both in-person and remotely. Visit individual department pages for services and contact information, and the event calendar for a full list of events. Additionally, our COVID-19 Support page provides vital student information including COVID testing resources, conduct policies, quarantine and isolation guidance, and more.

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UHS will be open for full operations from Monday, November 23 through Wednesday, November 25. Hours from December 23 - January 3 have not been finalized yet. Please check back for more information!

More details on the Advice Nurse and COVID-19 testing available from November 21-29 are below.

Location

The Student Health Center is adjacent to the Eisenhower Parking Deck and the Bank of America Career Services Building off Bigler Road.

See the Penn State Campus Map (Search: Student Health Center).

The Pharmacy is located on the second floor (entry level) of the Student Health Center.

Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Pharmacy opens at 7:30 a.m. 
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Pharmacy curbside pick-up is available Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Student Health Center is closed on many major holidays and during University closures and breaks.  

Fall 2020 Student Health Center Key Closure Dates

  • Saturday, November 21, 2020 (Beginning of remote-campus and Thanksgiving break)
    • COVID-19 testing from 9:00-11:00 am
  • Sunday, November 22, 2020
    • Closed, but the nurse advice line is available
  • Thanksgiving, November 26, 2020
    • Closed, but the nurse advice line is available
  • Official Campus Closure, Friday, November 27, 2020
    • COVID-19 testing from 9:00-11:00 am
  • Saturday, November 28, 2020
    • COVID-19 testing from 9:00-11:00 am
  • Sunday, November 29, 2020
    • UHS is closed, but the nurse advice line is available
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020
  • Saturday, December 12, 2020
  • Saturday, December 19, 2020
  • Winter Break, Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Saturday, January 2, 2021
  • Saturday, January 9, 2021

If you are in need of care when University Health Services is closed, you should visit an Urgent Care center or the Emergency Department at Mount Nittany Medical Center. For advice about a health situation, the Advice Nurse phone service is available 24/7.

Parking

Handicapped Spaces

There are two handicapped parking spaces in the rear of the Student Health Center.

Short-Term & Pharmacy Parking 

Penn State retirees

Ask about our special Retiree Parking Pass for Penn State retirees. Retirees visiting the Pharmacy are required to display a University Health Services Pharmacy Parking Permit and have their vehicles’ four-way flashers operating.

There are 8 spaces located inside the Eisenhower Parking Deck and four spaces located in the Yellow F parking lot across the street from the Eisenhower Parking Deck that are reserved for retiree Pharmacy parking.

Faculty and staff

Faculty and staff may park in any regular faculty/staff parking space (including the Eisenhower Deck) for up to 15 minutes with the vehicle's four-way flashers operating and a current staff parking permit properly displayed.

Students

Students may park in the East Parking Deck, but if parking on weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. students must indicate to the entry kiosk attendant when attempting to park that they are visiting the Student Health Center. The fee for parking is $1 per hour.

Students may also utilize the pay station parking area located between the Eisenhower Parking Deck and Eisenhower Auditorium. Use of these spaces requires payment at the pay station and has a 30-minute time limit.