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Pharmacy Information

There is NO on-campus pharmacy. The Robbins Pharmacy, located at 2108 Pennington Rd, next to the 7-Eleven, is less than a one-mile walk from the Pennington Rd entrance to TCNJ. Other pharmacies, such as CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid are less than a 2 mile drive from campus. Transportation to pharmacies is not provided by the College. Students who do not have their own transportation are encouraged to use a service, such as Lyft or Uber.

Students who have prescriptions from the health care providers in Student Health Services and choose to use The Robbins Pharmacy can opt for free delivery service. The student then picks up the prescription medicine in Student Health Services. Prescription insurance information and payment must be provided to the pharmacy prior to delivery. This service is available Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semesters when the College is open. It is limited to students who are acutely ill and do not have transportation to the pharmacy. It is expected that all other students pick up their prescription medicine at the pharmacy. The delivery time is at or about 3:30 p.m. Please note that Student Health Services closes at 4 p.m. Students are expected to pick up their prescription the day it is delivered to Student Health Services. Prescriptions that are not picked up in 7 days will be discarded in accordance with state and local regulations. It is expected that all other students pick up their prescription medicines at the pharmacy.

Prescription medicines ordered by non-Student Health Services providers are not eligible for student pick-up in Student Health Services.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Controlled scheduled drugs (I-V) cannot be be delivered to Student Health Services.
  • Once a prescription medicine leaves the Pharmacy, it CANNOT BE RETURNED to the Pharmacy per N.J. Board of Pharmacy regulations. This means that the cost cannot be reversed to the student’s insurance. It is the responsibility of the student to pick up prescription medicine promptly. Prescription medicines that are not picked up by the student after 2 weeks will be discarded in accordance with state and local laws.
  • Students must pick up their own prescription medicine. Prescription medicine cannot be given to the student’s designee.

 

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Student Health Services has moved to a telemedicine format for the semester. Services are available by appointment and can be scheduled via the OWL portal.