Personal, confidential and quality health care – right on campus

The Care You Need, When You Need It

RISD’s Health Center is your first line of defense for confidential, quality health care, whether you’ve got a minor bug or injury or are concerned with a more serious health care problem.

We’re your on-campus urgi-care center. 

Here is a list of some of the many services our team of nurse practitioners can provide:

Medical Services

Basic Health Care

First aid for minor cuts, burns, stings, or injuries, plus non-emergency care for severe colds, flu, allergies, fever, sore throat, cough, ear/eye pain, headaches, and stomach or urinary problems.

Gynecologic Care

Pap smears, pregnancy tests, contraception counseling and prescriptions, and sexually transmitted disease (STD) infections testing and treatment.

LGBTQ Health

Inclusive and supportive services and resources for LGBTQ-specific health concerns, including sexual health.

Wellness Care

Physical exam, lab work, blood draws, medication administration (injections), screenings for high blood pressure or cholesterol, diabetes support; weight and nutrition counseling, and substance abuse counseling. Learn more about RISD's immunization requirements and recommendations.

Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing

Rapid HIV testing, and testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infection (STIs).

Medical Referrals

Do you need specialty care, or have a chronic or complex health problem? We can link you with medical specialists in the Providence community for one-time or continuing care while at RISD — from chiropractors and dermatologists to cardiologists and orthopedic surgeons.

Hours & Appointments

Our hours are:
Monday: 8–8 pm
Tuesday: 8–5 pm
Wednesday: 8–8 pm
Thursday: 8–5 pm
Friday: 8–5 pm
Closed on weekends

Our services are available to students both on-campus and off-campus. We will do our best to provide care by phone or Zoom when possible.

All students must speak with a nurse before coming in. Please call during business hours to speak to a nurse.

Daily walk-in clinic

Unavailable until further notice.


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Information for...

New & Current Students

Take advantage of all RISD offers to keep you at your best.

Parents & Family

Count on our care to keep your RISD student healthy and well.

Faculty & Staff

Partner with us in supporting the wellbeing of our students.

International Students

Your guide to health insurance and health care while at RISD.

Prospective Students

Learn about our commitment to student health and wellbeing.

We can help you and your family review your health insurance options to select the best plan for you and stay on top of required immunizations.

Access health forms, records, communicate with practitioners securely and more.
Whether you need immediate hands-on care or caring medical advice, RISD’s Health Services Center connects you to the services you need.

It’s All About You.

Your health care at RISD is always personal and connected. We’ve got you covered through our comprehensive medical and counseling services — plus programs in fitness, nutrition, health education and more.

Stay Informed

Build your health smarts and stay on top of the services and resources the Health Center offers.