Students should bring the following to the health center when being seen:

  • Original or copy of insurance card
  • Policy holder information including name, address, date of birth, social security number, employer, and employer address
  • Information for person responsible for payment


Tri-Area Pharmacy is located next door to the health clinic and provides prescription services as well as over-the-counter items. The pharmacy accepts new and transferred prescriptions.

Students should bring to the pharmacy:

  • Original or copy of insurance card

Payment Policy:

Payment of co-payment or deductible is expected at the time of service.

Those with student health insurance provided through Ferrum College should be prepared to pay for prescriptions at the time of service and will need to submit receipts to insurance company for reimbursement.

Medications Provided through Student Health Services

Ferrum College students may receive the following items provided by the health center:

Quantities are limited. These are for temporary relief of acute symptoms, not for long term chronic conditions. Forms are available in the clinic and pharmacy and should be filled out and presented to the pharmacy.

Available are:

  • Allergy symptom relief: Antihistamines and decongestants
  • Cough/cold/throat relief: Cough syrup, cough drops, throat lozenges, throat spray
  • Pain relief/ fever reducer: Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, aspirin
  • Stomach illness relief: Anti-nausea, anti-diarrhea
  • Minor wound care items: Band-aids, antibiotic ointment, hydrogen peroxide, first aid cream, bandages, alcohol wipes

Condoms: Ferrum College students may receive condoms through student health services. Forms are available in the clinic and pharmacy. Students receive 5 condoms per request and are discreetly packaged for your privacy.

For additional information, visit the Ferrum College Student Health Site.