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Student Health and Wellness

Worth Health Center

Department Overview


Student Health & Wellness

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 9 am - 4:45 pm during Fall and Spring semester when classes are in session***
(The health center is closed from 12pm-1pm daily)
Please call 610-328-8058 during operating hours to schedule an appointment or with medical questions. No walk-in appointments.
***Fall 2022 schedule notes:
- The health center is closed 12pm - 1:30pm on the following dates:  Dec. 7th
- December 9th closing at 3:30 pm
- Reading Days: December 12 - December 16 open 10am - 2pm
- Winter Break: Closed December 17 - January 17
The Team Health nurse on call  is available at 610-328-8548 anytime the health center is closed and you need medical advice or have tested positive for COVID-19.
For non-urgent questions,  email and a team member will get back to you within 48-72 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.

Student Health Insurance Plan

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

Swarthmore College Student Health Insurance Requirement