All visits are free. There is no fee or copay to see a practitioner, though patients who elect to get laboratory evaluations or receive medication may encounter costs (see below).

  • Evaluation and treatment for most illnesses and common medical conditions (e.g., asthma, skin conditions, high blood pressure, anxiety, anemia, thyroid dysfunction, depression, injuries, diabetes, stomach problems, sore throat, suturing, etc.)
  • Wellness check-ups/pre-participation physical exams for employment, internships, athletics, DMV, etc.
  • TB screening
  • GYN care
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Birth control, including emergency contraception (ella, Plan B)
  • Sexually acquired health infection screening and treatment
  • Immunizations: free or low-cost vaccinations when available—MMR, flu shots, tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis (Tdap)
  • Laboratory testing
  • Prescriptions
  • Guidance on practices that promote good health and disease prevention

Health Education

The Health Clinic provides workshops and conferences on a variety of health topics and works with classes and student groups to provide health education.


The Health Clinic is funded primarily through student activity fees.

Visits to the Health Clinic are available to all Brooklyn College undergraduate and graduate students.

Cost and Fees

All visits are all free and confidential. On-site diagnostic testing is free. Modest fees may be requested for prescription medications. Laboratory test fees analyzed off-site that are not covered by health insurance are the responsibility of the patient.

While efforts are made to keep the fee schedule current, costs listed below are subject to change without notice.

Visits With Brooklyn College Health Clinic Provider—FREE

Well-care, assessment, and treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions, gynecology, family planning, psychiatric evaluation and treatment, social service support and referrals, health education, nutrition consultation

Diagnostic Testing

On-site Laboratory Tests—Free

Pregnancy detection, HIV rapid testing, urinalysis, glucose finger stick, strep test, vaginal infection evaluation.

Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis Screening—Free

For those age 26 or younger without insurance or in need of confidentiality from policy-holders; once per year.

HIV Rapid Test—Free

Walk-in Mondays between 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Other Laboratory Tests

Blood tests, cultures, biopsies, cytology will be billed by Quest Diagnostics to one’s insurance or to the uninsured patient at reduced cost.

TB Skin Test (PPD, Mantoux)

Skin tests are planted on Mondays and Tuesdays; patient returns for interpretation 48 to 72 hours later, on a Wednesday or Thursday.

Prescription Medications

  • Acute care (short-term problems needing antibiotics, antivirals, creams, ointments, cough syrup, pain relievers, etc.)—free
  • Monthly treatments (chronic or long-term conditions, and birth control pills)—$10
  • Emergency contraception (ella)—$10

The BC Health Clinic is not a pharmacy. Prescriptions require consultation with a Health Clinic practitioner.

Nonprescription Items

  • Small quantities of over-the-counter medications, male and female condoms, BAND-AIDS, sanitary pads, tampons, etc.—free
  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs):
    • EContra Ez (generic Plan B)—$10
    • Prescription ECP, ella, is also available—$10


Vaccines not currently in stock may be administered by select local pharmacies or by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Brooklyn. All in.