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Location

You can find us on the first floor of the Perkins Student Center, Room 8.

Hours

8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters.

We are closed daily from Noon to 1 pm for lunch.

Appointments

Appointments are preferred, and can usually be arranged for the same day. 

Call (610) 396-6075 or stop in Perkins Room 8 to make an appointment.

Closures

In the event of a campus closure due to holiday or inclement weather, Health Services will also be closed.

Eligibility

Any student enrolled at Penn State Berks can be seen at Health Services.

Providers

Our staff consists of a full time Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) who is nationally certified in family medicine. Appointments with the CRNP are available daily.

In addition to the Nurse Practitioner, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday we have a physician available to see students between the hours of 1 pm and 3 pm.

Conditions We Treat

Both our CRNP and physician can provide care for many of the same medical problems you would see your own primary care provider for.

Common conditions we treat in Health Services include:

  • Cold Symptoms
  • Bladder Infections
  • Pink Eye
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Rashes
  • Menstrual Complaints
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Minor Burns
  • Asthma
  • Women's Health Concerns
  • Allergy Symptoms
  • Ear Infection

In addition to providing care when students are ill or injured, our CRNP and physician also perform physical exams, including women’s health exams. For your convenience, in most cases we can even provide the medications prescribed during your visit. Our staff is complimented by a Registered Nurse and a Certified Medical Assistant.

When Health Services is Closed


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