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As the situation around COVID-19 continues to impact our NYU community, we want to assure you that the Student Health Center is still here for you.

In the interest of protecting the NYU community, the Student Health Center (SHC) is continuously monitoring developments around COVID-19 and adjusting our recommendations accordingly. Your health and well-being is our top priority.

We are in direct contact with state and local health departments and are closely following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Our Services

We offer a combination of in-person and virtual services. To minimize the spread of COVID-19 and protect students and providers, please do not visit the SHC in-person without an appointment. If you have an urgent need, call us at (212) 443-1000 to arrange same-day care.

Virtual Care

You can now schedule a Virtual Care appointment to visit with an SHC provider via Zoom. Virtual Care is appropriate for a variety of conditions.

Counseling & Wellness Services

Counseling and Wellness Services are now available virtually (via Zoom or phone). If you need assistance or need to speak with a counselor, call us at (212) 443-9999.  


Urgent Needs

We're here for you anytime. Literally! If you have an urgent need, call us to arrange same-day care.

  • If you have an urgent medical need, call the SHC at (212) 443-1000 and ask to speak with a nurse.
  • If you have an urgent mental health need, call all the Wellness Exchange 24/7 hotline at (212) 443-9999.


The SHC Pharmacy is here to help you with your prescription needs. Our Pharmacists are also available by phone at (212) 443-1050 to answer all your questions, provide pharmaceutical counseling, drug information, and education.

Student Health Insurance

Have questions about student health insurance during COVID-19? Review these FAQs about student health insurance.  

COVID-19 Health & Safety

NYU has embraced a multilayered safety and health plan that will help us keep each other safe. Our health strategy emphasizes the importance of individual and collective responsibility.

Have more questions? Please contact the SHC at or call (212) 443-1000.