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Student Health and Wellness

A department within the Division of Student Affairs

Worth Health Center

Department Overview

Student Health and Wellness Center                                          

Health center closes for summer break 5/24 at 2 p.m.
8/26 - health center reopens at 10 a.m.
Fall and Spring semesters:
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters when classes are in session
(The health center is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. and Wednesdays 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. for staff development)
Please call 610-328-8058 during operating hours to schedule an appointment.  No walk-in appointments.
The Team Health nurse on call  is available at 610-328-8548 when the health center is closed and you need medical advice.
For non-urgent  administrative questions,  email and a team member will get back to you within 48-72 business 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