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If your student needs to miss classes due to illness:

Medical Withdrawal: If your student needs to withdraw from school for any length of time due to a medical or mental health reason,please contact the Dean of Students Office at 607-777-2804.

Short Leaves:  At times students will need to miss classes due to short term illnesses or family emergencies.  The Faculty Master in the area your student lives can notify professors and other appropriate people of a student's absence due to injury or illness.  This letter does not act as an official excuse but is done as a courtesy for the student.  We highly recommend that the student contact professors personally to coordinate making up any missed assignments or exams.

If the injury or illness require the student to miss a significant number of classes, medical withdrawal or cancellation of registration may be necessary. The Dean of Student's office will facilitate the process.

If your student is sick while at Binghamton:

Binghamton University's Decker Student Health Services Center: provides currently registered BU students with primary care of acute illness and injury, health education, women's health services (including birth control), sports and travel medicine, immunizations, HIV testing, psychiatric consultation and laboratory services.  All Binghamton University students are eligible to visit the Decker Student Health Services Center.  All services are confidential.

  • Walk-in Care: Monday-Friday 8-11am
  • Scheduled Appointments: Monday-Friday 1-3:45pm
  • Blood Work Drawn: Monday-Friday 9:30-10:30am

Walk-in Clinics: are appropriate for acute illness that isn't life threatening.  Some walk-in clinics have X-ray, lab and suturing capability.  Your student may want to call the location first if they need special services:

Primary Care Associates (Lourdes Hospital) Walk-in Clinics

  • Binghamton: 276 Robinson Street, 607-771-7234
    Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm
    Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5pm
  • Endicott: 415 East Main Street, 607-786-1801
    Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm
    Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5pm
  • Owego: 500 5th Ave, 607-972-2335
    Monday-Friday, 9am-8pm
    Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5pm

UHS Walk-in Clinics
UHS (which operates both UHS Wilson Medical Center and UHS Binghamton General Hospital) walk-in clinics may apply an "after hours" charge if you visit after 5pm Monday-Friday or anytime on a weekend or holiday.  This charge may or may not be covered by your insurance.

  • Vestal: 4401 Vestal Parkway East, 607-729-2144
    Located directly across the Parkway from campus.
    Every day, 8am-8pm
    Lab open 8am-4pm, X-ray open 8am-8pm
  • Chenango Bridge: 91 Chenango Bridge Road, 607-648-4151
    Open every day, 8am-8pm
  • Endicott: 1302 E Main Street, 607-754-7171
    Open every day, 8am-8pm
  • Norwich: 4 Newton Ave, 607-377-4034
    Monday, 8am-6pm
    Tuesday-Friday, 8am-4pm
    Saturday, 9am-3pm
  • Walton: 2 Titus Place, 607-865-2400
    Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Endwell Family Physicians Walk-in Clinic

  • Endwell: 415 Hooper Road, 607-754-4433
    Open every day, 9am-9pm
If your student requires emergency medical attention, please see our Emergencies and Medical Services page for more information.

Last Updated: 8/20/15