Caring for Students During Their Academic Journey
Student Health and Counseling (formerly SHS and CAPS) is the primary care and psychological care division of Wellness at Penn. Our state-of-the-art medical and counseling centers are designed to provide high-quality, compassionate care for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students during their academic journey. Student Health and Counseling is committed to providing safe, accessible, cost-effective, culturally-sensitive, and student-focused care. Our team provides care for acute and chronic health problems, preventative health services, as well as mental health and counseling, crisis management, and consultations.
Student Health and Counseling Hours
Medical Care Office
3535 Market Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104
3624 Market Street, First Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Monday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Tuesday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Wednesday: 8 am – 8 pm (last appointment at 7:30)
- Thursday: 9 am – 6 pm (last appointment at 5:30)
- Friday: 8 am – 5 pm (last appointment at 4:30)
- Saturday: 10 am – 3 pm (last appointment at 2:30)
- Sunday: Closed
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
With federal HIPAA laws in place, Student Health and Counseling providers are not able to communicate with parents without consent from the patient (student). This law is designed to protect one’s privacy and control how health information is accessed and disclosed. Only with a student's permission can Student Health and Counseling providers discuss their health concerns/needs with a parent.
Contact Student Health and Counseling
Call 215-746-WELL (9355) for information, support, to schedule an appointment, and to speak with an on-call provider.