WPI Student Health Services (SHS) is an appointment-based medical office.
Please call us at 508-831-5520 to schedule an appointment. While we offer many same and next day appointments, we are unable to accept walk-in appointments at this time.
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Annual vaccine clinics are scheduled for
October 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2023 from 9am to 4pm.
Seasonal flu vaccines will be available!
Appointments are required for all current students, faculty, and staff.
Who We Are
WPI strives to provide multifaceted professional medical care for the treatment of student illnesses and injuries. Staff members at Student Health Services (SHS) include a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses. We're like your doctor's office away from home. Call us to schedule your next appointment for an array of primary and urgent care services.
SHS is open for appointments Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (closed for lunch 12pm-1pm) during the academic year and Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm during the summer. We are not open on evenings, weekends, or holidays when the institution is closed. Please see below for our on-call providers contact information. SHS is appointment based, and you must call to schedule an appointment to be seen by one of our medical providers. SHS does not bill you (or your insurance) and does not charge copayment.
We are located in Daniels Hall at 84 Institute Road, Worcester
Who We Are
The Mission of WPI Student Health Services (SHS) is to provide high quality, confidential healthcare that recognizes the individual needs of the students and supports their academic success. We treat patients with dignity, respect, and compassion and strive to structure our services to empower individuals to lead healthier lives and become informed consumers of healthcare. We also support the University by staying up to date on the most
pressing healthcare issues and offering expertise in areas of health and wellness that affect the greater WPI community.
SHS Clinical Staff
We are staffed by an experienced team of four nurse practitioners, two nurses, and two part-time physicians.
Scheduling An Appointment
- Evaluation and treatment of acute illness and injury
- Management of chronic health conditions
- Sexual health services
- Travel medicine
- Sports medicine
- Prescription medication management
- Lab work and rapid point of care testing
- Immunization assistance and management
- Referral services to specialists
Seeing a provider at SHS is free for all undergraduate students and graduate students who have paid the health fee. Insurance will be billed for prescription medications, outside lab and imaging services, and referrals to specialists.
After Hours Care
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or WPI Police at 508-831-5555.
Please note the Student Health Services (SHS) is open by appointment only: we are not a walk-in clinic. Our appointment hours are Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5pm.
After hours and weekends: If you need urgent medical attention that cannot wait until normal business hours, please have our after-hours care provider paged at Hahnemann Family Health Center of Worcester at 508-334-8830 and identify yourself as a WPI student. The doctor on call will return your call as soon as possible. Learn more here.
This website is not intended as a substitute for proper medical care, only a supplement to it. If you believe you have a medical problem, please call or visit Student Health Services. A proper medical diagnosis can only be made in person—please do not send us your medical questions via e-mail.
Student Health Services Fees
The WPI Health and Wellness fee is paid by all fulltime undergraduate students and covers all services directly available at WPI Student Health Services. Students are responsible for the cost of laboratory tests, imaging, and prescription medications, along with any other expenses incurred when referred to an off-campus medical office or hospital. Undergraduate students are advised to call their health insurance provider to inquire about the cost of the services listed above that are not covered by the WPI Health and Wellness Fee. This fee is not connected to the student health insurance plan. A student can waive the student health insurance plan but will still pay the health fee and have access to WPI Student Health Services.
Graduate students are not required to pay the health fee since many already have, and are, using outside medical providers of their own choosing. If you are a graduate student and wish to be seen at WPI Student Health Services for medical care of acute illness or injury, please call the WPI Bursar’s Office and pay request to pay the Health and Wellness Fee, or you can complete the following online form. After paying the health fee you can then call WPI Student Health Services to schedule an appointment for an evaluation. If you choose to not pay the health fee, we encourage you to call the customer services number on the back of your health insurance card to help you find a primary care provider, or you can call WPI Student Health Services to assistance with finding the care you need.