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Student Health and Wellness

Worth Health Center

Department Overview

Fall Hours By Appointment Only Starting 9/7/2020
Monday through Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Please call 610-328-8058 to schedule an appointment 
The Student Health Center is closed on Saturday and Sunday
If you need medical advice after hours or over the weekend,
please call the nurse on call at 610-328-8548
If you are having a medical emergency,
contact Public Safety at 610-328-8333 or call 911
**All Students are required to wear a mask when entering the Student Health Center
If you have a non urgent, routine question please email and a Worth Health Center staff member will get back to you within 48 to 72 hours.
Our website has an updated list of local resources in the Swarthmore community.

Student Health and Wellness is located in the Worth Health Center, which is nestled in a multi-variety magnolia orchard adjacent to the Benjamin West Parking Lot right of of Rt. 320. The center comprises Student Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, and a comprehensive wellness education team.

Swarthmore’s Health and Wellness staff supports the needs of our diverse student body by providing individualized holistic care and campus-wide education.  The nurse practitioner model offers acute and chronic health care services, as well as preventive health services with a focus on issues that impact college students.  Students can also receive services in study abroad and travel immunization, allergy desensitization, reproductive health, vaccination, LGBTQ wellness, nutrition, alcohol and other drug counseling, violence prevention and healthy relationships counseling.

The Student Wellness Program includes campus-wide events and activities that help build the skills necessary for healthy living through the promotion of physical, intellectual, mental, sexual, and spiritual health and wellness.

The multidisciplinary team of Swarthmore College health leaders is committed to creating a compassionate environment.  Our vision is to empower students to be engaged in their continuum of lifelong health and wellbeing.


In case of an emergency, or when the health center is closed, call Public Safety at (610) 328-8333.

Snow Emergencies: Call ahead before coming to health center 610-328-8058.


Appointments and walk in visits:

  • Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5 pm
  • Wednesdays from noon - 1:30 pm closed for staff meeting
  • After-hours on call  610-328-8548
  • If you have a life-threatening emergency and need 911, contact Public Safety directly at 610-328-8333.

Additional Information

Student Health Insurance Plan

Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk
500 Victory Road
Quincy, MA 02171

Swarthmore College Student Health Insurance Requirement