Rutgers University Health Services provides comprehensive ambulatory health care and education for all full-time students and those part-time students who have paid the student health service and insurance fees.
During the fall and spring terms, three health centers provide services for students in the New Brunswick/ Piscataway area. The Busch-Livingston Health Center, located at Hospital Road and Avenue E on the Livingston campus, is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Hurtado Health Center, located at 11 Bishop Place on the College Avenue campus, is open seven days a week when classes are in session during the academic year (Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). The Willets Health Center, located on Suydam Street on the Douglass campus, is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Hurtado Health Center operates year-round. In the summer and during breaks, it is open Monday through Friday only, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Health centers are staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, counselors, and educators. A wide range of services is provided, including general primary care, gynecology, mental health services, alcohol and substance abuse outpatient treatment programs, health education, immunizations, allergy desensitization injections, laboratory tests, physical examinations, and referrals. Surgical and critical medical conditions are referred to the student`s personal physician, the proper specialist, or an outside hospital for treatment.
Pharmacy services are located at each health center and are open during the following hours in the fall and spring terms: Busch-Livingston Pharmacy, Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Rutgers Pharmacy (Hurtado), Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Willets pharmacy services are available, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5: 00 p.m. The Rutgers Pharmacy (Hurtado) operates year-round. In the summer and during breaks, it is open Monday through Friday only, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rutgers University Health Services` Department of Health Education provides health education, leadership, and training experiences to help students build skills, learn about themselves and others, and take action to enhance community health.
The Rutgers University Health Services is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for meeting national standards of ambulatory health care delivery.