The SHC does not have a full service pharmacy and cannot fill prescriptions written by clinicians outside the Center. The SHC does stock a limited selection of commonly prescribed medications, including some antibiotics, some birth control pills, and some prescription skin creams.
If a prescription medicine is recommended by a SHC clinician students have the option to:
If medication is purchased in the SHC, the student will be given a receipt which may be submitted to his/her insurance company for reimbursement (if the policy allows for this). Medication prices are subject to change based on manufacturer's pricing and availability.
Students are encouraged to sign up for Wegmans delivery, just in case.
Pharmacies near RIT include:
Wegmans Food Market (across from Marketplace Mall)
650 Hylan Drive
1200 Marketplace Dr.
2325 Marketplace Dr. (adjacent to Marketplace Mall)
RIT has many transportation options available for students.
Note: Students who take prescribed medication regularly should discuss with the prescriber and parents how to obtain refills while at RIT. Some students obtain refills while home on breaks, some arrange to have them mailed to school. It is best to arrange this ahead of time before the medication runs out.