Dickinson College has developed and coordinated numerous campus and Carlisle Community resources which are available to help maintain student health and treat various physical and psychological concerns.
The Student Health Center is located at the corner of Cherry and Louther
streets. The Center is located in the extension to the Kline Center
next to the Fitness Center. The facility operates like your doctor's
office at home, so please call and make an appointment. Most students
are seen the same day they call. The Health Center is open Monday
through Friday from 8:30 - 4:30 (except Tues. closed from 1:00 - 2:00),
and open Saturdays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Once a month the Center is
closed from 8:30 - 10:00 for a Division meeting. The dates will vary,
so please call for an appointment before coming over. Call as early in
the day as possible to secure an appointment the same day.
Hours of operation during the
summer months vary. Please call the office for details.
OPEN for summer school only. Hours:
M-F 8:30 - 1:30.
For health care during the weeks the Center is closed, please link HERE.
The Health Center and the Counseling
Center are separate departments. If you would like to meet with a psychologist
for individual counseling please call ext. 1485, or from a cell phone
717-245-1485. You can visit their web site for more information at
6 days a week
Fall and Spring Semester
Monday - Friday 8:30-4:30
(Closed Tuesday 1:00-2:00)
Saturdays 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Open over lunch every day.
For appointments call:
From cell: 717-245-1835
from on campus: ext 1835
If you have an emergency during
the time we are closed call ext. 1111 for the Department of Public Safety
for transportation to the Carlisle Regional Medical Center Emergency Department.
Please try to notify your RA if possible.
Health Center is closed.
If you need medical care or advice when the Health Center is closed, you can call our 24/7 nurse advice service called NurseLine by dialing their toll free number 866-409-1859. The nurses who will take your call can determine the most appropriate level of care and can advise you. If you need to go to the emergency department, and you are on campus, NurseLine will connect you to Public Safety, or you can call them directly by dialing ext. 1111, or from your cell 717-245-1111. The Carlisle Regional Medical Center ER is located just 2 miles from campus at 361 Alexander Spring Road (on the corner of Alexander Spring Road and Sprint Drive).
Another resource when we are closed is U. S. Healthworks, a walk-in medical
facility just a few miles from the town square located at 1124 Harrisburg
Pike (an extension of Hanover Street).
Directions: Go east on High Street to the center of town, turn left onto
Hanover Street and travel approximately two miles. They are located on
the left hand side. You can also use the link above to their website, to get more information about hours and services.
Important phone numbers: