Medical Services



Medical Services

The Sarah Lawrence Medical Services staff is trained to understand and treat problems that relate to college-age students and their lifestyles. Medical Services is staffed primarily by Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) and registered nurses; local physicians affiliated with NYP Lawrence Hospital provide consultation to the nurses and FNPs. The Medical Services staff can:

  • Diagnose and treat short-term illnesses and minor injuries
  • Prescribe common medications for acute illness
  • Give vaccinations
  • Perform routine lab work
  • Test for and treat sexually transmitted diseases
  • Perform annual gynecological exams and address gynecological problems and concerns
  • Provide birth control, including emergency contraception, contraceptive injections, and prescriptions for oral contraception

Medical Transport Services

Medical Transport is available to students, faculty, and staff with documented disabilities or medical conditions and who need help getting around the Sarah Lawrence campus.

Learn more about Disability Services provided at Sarah Lawrence College, or visit MySLC for information on procedures for requesting and using Medical Transport.