Pharmacy

Pharmacy Hours & Location:

Fall/Spring Semester:

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Daily Lunch Break: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

We are located on the first floor (HB 102) of the Health Building, opposite of Radiology.

Prescription Information:

Prescription medication may be purchased at the Student Health Center (SHC) Pharmacy, which is licensed by the State of California and adheres to all applicable State codes and regulations.

  • Prescriptions from outside physicians can be filled if the medication is stocked by the pharmacy.  
  • Some non-prescription over-the-counter medications are also available.  The cost of items purchased at the pharmacy is at a reduced rate.  
  • Students who purchase the supplemental health insurance or have a private insurance may submit prescription receipts to their insurance for reimbursement.  The pharmacy does not accept any insurance plans or submit claims.  
  • Students may take prescriptions written by SHC clinicians to outside pharmacies for filling if desired.  
  • For medication refills, pricing information, and questions regarding medications, please call (408) 924-6115.

Forms of Payment:                                                                                                          

  • Cash or Check can be paid at the front desk. 
  • Credit Cards can be used to pay online without a service fee by clicking on the button.

Pay online button

To refill a prescription originally filled at the SHC Pharmacy:

  1. If there are valid refills (less than 1 year old) available on the prescription, come by or call the SHC Pharmacy at (408) 924-6115 to request the refill. To decrease waiting time, it is best to call at least 24 hours prior to the next pharmacy business day.
  2. If there are no refills left on the prescription, you may:
    • call your prescriber to request a new prescription or
    • call (408) 924-6115 to ask the pharmacist to contact your prescriber for refill authorization or
    • call your prescriber to phone a refill to (408) 924-6115 or to fax the refill request to (408) 924-6298

To transfer a prescription from an outside pharmacy to the SHC Pharmacy:

  1. If there are refills remaining at the other pharmacy, call (408) 924-6115 or come to the SHC Pharmacy with your prescription label. We will call the other pharmacy for the transfer. The transaction should be completed by the next pharmacy business day.
  2. If there are no refills left on the prescription, you may:
    • call your prescriber to request a new prescription or
    • call (408) 924-6115 to ask the pharmacist to contact your prescriber for refill authorization or
    • call your prescriber to phone a refill to (408) 924-6115 or to fax the refill request to (408) 924-6298

Disposing of Medication: 

24/7 Drug Disposal Drop-box
 
Office of the Sheriff 
55 West Younger Ave. (Cross street is N. 1st.)
San Jose, CA 95110
 
  • Safely dispose of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
  • No appointment necessary.
  • No needles.
Questions? Call 800 211-2220 or 408 808-4405