Emergencies and After-Hours Care

In the event of an immediate health emergency, contact your local emergency services via phone at 911 or call Public Safety at (518) 276-6611. If you need urgent care for a non-life-threatening illness or injury, WellNow Urgent Care offers appointments seven days a week.


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)


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, New York
(518) 271-3300

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


Nearby Pharmacies

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

549 Hoosick Street, Troy, New York
(518) 274-5080

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

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