do I arrange for health services like allergy shots or blood
The Purdue University Student Health Center (PUSH) offers
many services, including an allergy clinic. The staff will
store your medication and administer the shots if you arrange
this. Contact PUSH at 765-494-6504 as soon as possible to work
out the details for this or any other routine services you
may need. What if I need medical attention
because of an illness or accident?
PUSH is an accredited health care facility. University fees
cover most of the fees for student outpatient care. Go to
one of the clinics or arrange to see a doctor by calling 765-494-6504.
What if I miss a class because
You might ask another student in the class for notes and assignments,
but you will need to contact the professor if you will miss
a test. If you are forced to miss class for an extended period (at least five days), call the Office of the Dean of Students at
Where can I have a
The Pharmacy (RHPH Room 118, 765-494-1374) offers selected over-the-counter
items as well as prescriptions for sale to students. Major
credit cards, checks, cash, and selected insurance programs
are accepted for payment.
What is the Safe Walk program?
At Purdue, students are encouraged to practice good safety
habits. The Purdue Student Security Patrol, a group of specially selected and trained students,
provides an escort to and from university residences and campus buildings. The PSSP is staffed by students who are selected and trained by the Purdue Police Department. This free service is provided all year, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. Contact the Safe Walk Program at 765-494-SAFE (7233). Where can I get personal or career
Personal or career counseling counseling can be obtained through the offices listed in the table below. Problems addressed include
anxiety and stress, depression, learning difficulties, relationship
issues with friends, partners, parents and other family members,
eating disorders, communication, violence and abuse, premarital
issues, sexual problems, sleeping problems, trauma recovery,
grief, and work-related difficulties.