Pharmacy Building

Pharmacy building

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in an ultramodern building on Binghamton University's 15-acre Health Sciences Campus in Johnson City, N.Y., located 2.3 miles from the University's Vestal, N.Y., campus.

pharmacy building

pharmacy building

Interior views of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, showcasing, clockwise from the left top: an interactive classroom, the atrium with its centerpiece sculpture of a caffeine molecule, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences L. Nathan Tumey with a student in his lab and Clinical Associate Professor Sarah Lynch in the Skills Lab with the Community Pharmacy lab in the background. 

Building history

  • Faculty and staff began moving into the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences building on July 16, 2018.
  • The building officially opened in August 2018. 
  • The first cohort of PharmD students enrolled in 2017 and had class on the University's Vestal campus until moving to the new building.
  • The school's inaugural class of Doctor of Pharmacy students graduated in 2021. 

The campus is a few minutes’ drive from both UHS Wilson Medical Center and Ascension Lourdes Hospital, and also houses the University’s Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences and other healthcare-based organizations and high-tech businesses.  

Building details

The 105,000-square-foot, four-story building includes ultramodern research labs; teaching labs; offices for faculty and staff; and interactive classrooms that can be used for lectures, team-based learning and small-group work. There are compounding, pharmaceutical care and sterile labs, mock community and hospital pharmacies as well as a cutting-edge simulation lab. 

Nearly two floors of the building are dedicated to research with high-tech research tools and equipment as well as high-throughput screening capability and large-data computing.


New York state provided funding for the $60 million school in the state budget

Research and Development Center

The pharmaceutical research and development center adjacent to the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SOPPS) is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to performing preclinical experiments to evaluate drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and efficacy in vivo and in vitro. This center is designed to support drug development activities within and outside Binghamton University.