Health Services


The Student Health Center provides routine immunizations such as: Tetanus, Diphtheria and Hepatitis A and B plus more. In certain circumstances, the Student Health Center offers other immunizations. Please call the Student Health Center at (610) 341-5955 with any questions. Students are financially responsible for the cost of the immunization.

Allergy Shots

This service is provided for students currently undergoing immunotherapy injections with a private allergy specialist. Students must submit signed orders from the allergist, their serum, and their shot schedule before they can be scheduled to receive their allergy shots. Allergy shots are given only when a physician is on premises and the student must stay for a full 30 minutes following the injections. A small administration fee is charged to cover cost of supplies.

Self-Care Center

Here you can evaluate and treat minor illness/injury symptoms. A selection of over-the-counter medications are available in the Health Center at low cost. Free pamphlets and handouts on a variety of subjects can be obtained here. A scale is also available for you to weigh in as often as you like or evaluate your BMI.

Nursing Consults

A nurse is available at the Health Center:
7:30am to 4pm, M, T, W, Th
7:30am-3pm Friday

During the spring and fall semesters to help you with any health related problems. Drop in or call  610-341-5955. In the evenings, nights, and on weekends please contact your RA or RD for assistance or go directly to the Bryn Mawr Hospital for emergencies. Take Lancaster Avenue to Bryn Mawr Avenue in Bryn Mawr). The Emergency Room number is 610-526-3577, and the ambulance number is 610-688-0450, or call 9-1-1 for all emergencies. If the problem is not an emergency, please note your options under the following sections.

Nurse Hotline 24hours IF you have the School Health Insurance 1-800-505-4160

Physician Services

A physician is on campus four days a week:

  • Monday 10am-12:30pm
  • Tuesday 1-3pm
  • Wed. 2-3pm
  • Thursday 9:30-11:30

There is a charge for prescriptions and lab work. Please call 610-341-5955 to make an appointment if you need to see the Physician.

  • Allergy injections
  • Antibiotics, antihistimines
  • Travel immunizations
  • Flu immunizations
  • Physicals for drivers license & employment
  • Laboratory service (billed to your insurer)
  • Breathing treatments
  • Throat cultures
  • Referrals to local dentists & specialist

Referrals Off-Campus

If you need to see a physician off-campus for any reason, here are recommended options near Eastern University's St. Davids Campus (near Philadelphia):

Radnor Family Practice
427 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087

Doctors Urgent Care
127 West Chester Pike
Open daily, weekends, evenings and holidays

Penn Medicine at Radnor
250 King of Prussia Road/Radnor Train stop

Bryn Mawr Family Medicine
610-526-3400. click "find a doctor" and enter your zip code!

Prescriptions and Equipment

Some prescription medications are available in the Health Center at a reasonable cost or will be phoned in to a local pharmacy. Equipment such as crutches, heating pads, ice packs, humidifiers, and wheelchairs may be checked out as needed.

Lab and X-Ray Services

*All lab specimens are sent to LABCORP for processing. Please let us know if your insurance provider requires use of a different laboratory. The physician or nurse will draw blood and collect other lab specimens which are sent out to a lab for processing. If you need an X-ray, you will be sent to a radiologist nearby.

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