Campus Health operates two full-service pharmacies on campus and two vending machines.
Campus Health Pharmacy
Open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Also featuring our Healthy Heels Shoppe - your Campus Health Over-the-Counter Pharmacy
The Campus Health Pharmacy and Healthy Heels Shoppe are located in the basement of Campus Health in the James A Taylor Building between UNC Hospitals and Kenan Football Stadium. Limited parking is available.
919-966-6554 (phone) | 919-966-6431 (fax)
CURBSIDE PICKUP: Staff can bring your Campus Health Pharmacy prescriptions or over-the-counter items to you outside the Campus Health building near the Bell Tower Parking Deck. Please call the pharmacy upon arrival to arrange pickup.
Student Stores Pharmacy
Open Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm*
*On 10/21 & 10/22, closing at 5pm
Student Stores Pharmacy is located on the 3rd floor of UNC Student Stores.
919-966-8166 (phone) | 919-966-4044 (fax)
Healthy Heels To Go Vending Machines
Our most popular OTC items are now conveniently available at vending machines on campus. You'll find the Healthy Heels To Go vending machines on the main floor of the Carolina Union just outside the art gallery, and in the foyer of the Rams Head Recreation Center. Vending machines require a One Card for payment.
Filling a New Prescription
Your provider may fax, phone, or electronically prescribe prescriptions to us, or you may bring the prescription to the pharmacy. If you would like to receive a text message when your prescription is ready for pick-up, call 919-966-6554 (Campus Health Pharmacy) or 919-966-8166 (Student Stores Pharmacy). To sign up for our prescription-ready texting service. Both pharmacies are certified to receive electronically prescribed controlled substances.
Our pharmacies offer Scriptability for people who cannot read printed Rx labels.
There are several ways to request your prescription refill in advance which will decrease the time spent waiting for your prescriptions:
- Visit ReadyRefills
- Call 919-966-6554 (Campus Health Pharmacy) or 919-966-8166 (Student Stores Pharmacy)
- Make your refill request at the pharmacy for pick-up later
If you do not have refills remaining on your medication, follow the RX Refill Flow Sheet to learn how to request additional refills.
Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Available
Flu shots are available on a walk-in basis at Campus Health Pharmacy and Student Stores Pharmacy for faculty, staff, and students. No appointment is necessary. Bring your insurance card. Medicare plans are not accepted.
COVID-19 vaccinations are provided for students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows. Appointments are preferred. You can schedule your appointment for a vaccine at Student Stores Pharmacy by visiting covidvax.unc.edu. Walk-ins are also accepted Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Student Stores Pharmacy or Campus Health Pharmacy.
Benefits of On-Campus Pharmacies
Low Copays: If you have the UNC System-Wide Student Health Insurance Plan, your copay for prescription drugs filled at Campus Health Pharmacy or Student Stores Pharmacy is only $10-$15 per 1 month supply and most contraceptive prescriptions are available at a $0 copay.
Low Cost Medications: Some low-cost medications may be available from pharmacies at cash prices that are lower than your copay. See the $4/$10 cash price list for Campus Health Pharmacy and Student Stores Pharmacy.
Low Cost Over-the-Counter Items: Visit the Healthy Heels Shoppe (at Campus Health Pharmacy), Student Stores Pharmacy, or the Healthy Heels To Go vending machines in the Carolina Union and Rams Head Recreation for a variety of items that can be purchased without a prescription including cough, cold, and allergy medications, first aid supplies, skin care products, Plan B emergency contraception, and travel supplies. These items are available at a very low cost compared to most retail pharmacies, and charges for these items can be transferred to your student account. You can even order OTC items for curbside pickup.
Diabetes Care: Do you have diabetes? The pharmacy can help! See Diabetes Care for more information.