When Should I Visit Bucknell Student Health?

BSH services include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical visits by appointment
  • Walk-in appointments available based on acuity (scheduled appointments preferred).
  • Routine gynecology visits by appointment
  • Contraceptive counseling/emergency contraception
  • Assessment and treatment of routine illness and injuries
  • Care for chronic illnesses
  • Drug and alcohol counseling and education
  • Immunizations
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Physical examinations
  • Physical therapy
  • Referral to local specialists
  • Travel medicine
  • Treatment for psychological issues
  • Health education programs for residence halls and student organizations
  • Pamphlets on health-related topics

Do You ...

  • feel ill?
  • need a TB test?
  • want to get weighed?
  • think you have an STD? (Sexually Transmitted Disease)
  • want information on free HIV/AIDS testing?
  • need sutures to be placed or removed?
  • need a Pap smear?
  • think you're pregnant?
  • need emergency contraception (Morning After Pill)?
  • need emergency care?
  • need an HPV vaccine?
  • want a referral to a specialist?
  • need a dressing to be changed?
  • want health information?

Do You ...

  • have a friend with an eating disorder?
  • feel tense?
  • need your blood pressure checked?
  • need help understanding how to take your prescription medication?
  • think you need an x-ray?
  • want an existing health condition monitored while you are at Bucknell?
  • think that you, a loved one, or another person has an alcohol or other drug problem?
  • feel you have a special need or concern?
  • need advice for a health-related project?


For gynecological services and information or to answer any questions you may have, make an appointment to meet with the University nurse practitioner for women's health. 

Services include birth control, sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment, and pregnancy information, testing and assistance.

Call Bucknell Student Health at 570.577.1401

Physical Therapy Services

Geisinger/HEALTHSOUTH is the on-campus provider of physical therapy services.

Ryan McGlaughlin, PT and Josh Manning, PT ATC CSCS provide this service to students, faculty and staff from the Sports Medicine Center in the Kenneth Langone Athletics and Recreation Center (KLARC).

If you have questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 570.577.1906.

Drug Counseling

The Counseling & Student Development Center (CSDC) provides alcohol, tobacco, and other drug counseling and information. Please contact the Staff Psychologist/Alcohol and other Drugs Specialist.

Individual or group prevention/education programs can also be arranged. The specialist can be reached at 570.577.1604.

Learn more about the CSDC

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