Emergencies and After-Hours Care

In the event of a medical emergency, call 911 or call RPI Public Safety at (518) 276-6611. 


Nearby Urgent Care Facilities

Urgent Care Facilities provide medical appointments for individuals experiencing non-life-threatening illness or injury. Appointments are not required. Please note: you must bring your health insurance card, as you will be billed for any services/appointments. 

WellNow Urgent Care (Troy, NY)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
222 9th Street, Troy, NY
(518) 238-6005

Albany Med EM Urgent Care (Brunswick, NY) 
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
730 Hoosick Road, Brunswick, NY
(518) 264-9000

WellNow Urgent Care (North Greenbush/Troy, NY) 
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
24 North Greenbush Road, Troy, NY
(518) 238-6142

WellNow Urgent Care (Latham, NY)
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
800 New Louden Road, Latham, NY 
(518) 218-4220


Mental Health Services 

BHS Services

To supplement our services, Rensselaer has partnered with BHS to offer additional urgent and crisis care services to students, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As an extension of the RPI Counseling Center, continuity of care is confidential and seamless between RPI counselors and BHS. 

Call (518) 276-8888 to speak with a licensed clinical professional from the BHS program 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Students can also access BHS resources and live chat features online at: https://portal.bhsonline.com (Username: Rensselaer)


Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

RPI Ambulance Services

RPI Ambulance is a student run and operated Basic Life Support (BLS) transporting ambulance agency that serves the RPI campus and surrounding communities. For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call (518) 900-RPIA or (518) 900-7742.


Local Hospitals

Samaritan Hospital
2215 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY
(518) 271-3300

Albany Medical Center
47 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY
(518) 262-6008


Nearby Pharmacies

Rite Aid (closest to campus)
258 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY
(518) 272-5735

549 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY
(518) 274-5080

49 4th Street, Troy, NY
(518) 272-1666

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