Information Regarding Appointments

  • There is limited availability for appointments.
  • We will be doing virtual and telephone appointments for most reasons.
  • DO NOT WALK IN. Our doors are locked.
  • Call (914) 251-6911 in case of an emergency.
  • To speak to a nurse, call (914) 251-7925.
  • A face covering must be worn at all times. You will not be admitted without one.
  • Do not bring anyone with you to your appointment.
  • Do not bring any food with you to your appointment.
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, etc. will not be permitted into the building.
  • You will be met at the front/ back door by a staff member.

At a Glance

After Hours

If it is after hours and you are sick and unsure whether to contact emergency services you can call Fonemed (the Nurse Advice Line for Purchase College) toll free at (844) 938-1024.

Medical Care

Medical care is offered only during the fall and spring academic semesters.

Medical visits are by appointment only. Please call (914) 251-7925 to schedule an appointment.

Official Sick Note Policy

At the discretion of the health care provider, sick notes for students may be given for prolonged illness or injury, requiring the curtailing of certain activities.

SHS does not provide sick notes for

  • primary care of acute and chronic conditions
  • primary care maintenance visits
  • annual exams and medical tests
  • administrative issues

Student Insurance Information

For any questions re: Student Health Insurance Waiver please email