All visits are free. There is no fee or copay to see a practitioner, though patients who elect to get laboratory evaluations or receive medication may encounter costs. See Costs and Fees.
Evaluation and treatment for most illnesses and common medical conditions:
Ex: asthma, skin conditions, high blood pressure, anxiety, anemia, thyroid dysfunction, depression, injuries, diabetes, stomach problems, sore throat, suturing, etc.
Well check-ups/pre-participation physical exams for employment, internships, athletics, DMV, etc.
Birth control, including emergency contraception (ella, Plan B)
Sexually acquired health infection screening and treatment
Free or low-cost vaccinations when available: MMR, HPV (Gardasil), flu shots, tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis (Tdap)
- Laboratory testing
Guidance on practices that promote good health and disease prevention
The Higher Education Case Manager helps students by coordinating services, supporting efforts across the campus and within the community to assist students facing crises, life traumas, and other barriers that may impede their success.
Resources provided include:
- Health insurance
- Emergency housing
- Food benefits
- Referrals for dealing with:
- Domestic violence
- Substance abuse
- Legal problems
- Other issues
Offered in collaboration with the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, the Nutrition Clinic offers Brooklyn College students free consultation by a registered dietitian.
- disease prevention
- weight management
- sports nutrition
- medical nutrition therapy
- prenatal nutrition
- healthy eating
- other topics
- Body Composition
- Diet Analysis
The Nutrition Clinic is located in 326 Ingersoll Hall Extension and may be reached by phone, 718.951.1403, or via e-mail.
Fall hours: Mondays by appointment only; walk-ins or scheduled appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and Wednesdays, noon–5 p.m.
The Health Clinic co-sponsors workshops and conferences on a variety of health topics and works with classes and student groups to provide health education.
The Health Clinic is funded primarily through student activity fees.
Visits to the Health Clinic are available to all Brooklyn College undergraduate and graduate students.
Cost and Fees
All visits are all free and confidential. On-site diagnostic testing is free. Modest fees may be requested for prescription medications and select immunizations or for TB skin testing unless for diagnostic purposes. Laboratory test fees analyzed off-site which are not covered by health insurance are the responsibility of the patient.
While efforts are made to keep the fee schedule current, costs listed below are subject to change without notice.
Visits With Brooklyn College Health Clinic Provider
Well-care, assessment, and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions, gynecology, family planning, psychiatric evaluation and treatment, social service support and referrals, health education, nutrition consultation — Free
On-site Laboratory Tests — Free and include:
Pregnancy detection, urinalysis, glucose finger stick, strep test, wet mounts
Gonorrhea and chlamydia screening by urine (pdf) — Free
* 26 or younger without insurance or in need of confidentiality from policy-holders; one-time use only.
HIV Rapid Test
- Monday and Tuesday, 10a.m. – 4 p.m. — Free
Other Laboratory Tests
- Blood tests, cultures, biopsies, cytology — will be billed by an outside laboratory to one's insurance or to the uninsured patient at reduced cost.
TB Skin Test (PPD, Mantoux)
- If clinical indication — Free
- For employment or internship clearance — $5 requested
- Antibiotics, creams, ointments anti-hypertensive drugs, cough syrup, pain relievers, antidepressants, oral contraceptives (birth control pills). Most reimbursement requests range from $5 to $15.
Higher-priced Items (fees subject to change):
- Asthma inhaler (albuterol) — $35
- Retin A — $30
- ella — $30
Note: No pharmacist on staff; prescriptions from other practitioners will not be filled without reevaluation by Brooklyn College Health Clinic prescribers.
- Small quantities of over-the-counter medications, male and female condoms, BAND-AIDS, sanitary pads, tampons, etc. — Free
- Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs):
- EContra Ez (generic Plan B) — $10
- Plan B — $20
- Note: prescription ECP, ella, is also available — $30
Vaccines not currently in stock may be ordered or prescribed for administration by select local pharmacies or by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
- Gardasil — HPV vaccine (series of three shots) — Free while supplies last
- Hepatitis B (series of three shots) — Free while supplies last
- Influenza (seasonal flu shot) — Free when available
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) (series 2 doses) — Free while supplies last
- Tetanus (Tdap: tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) — Free while supplies last