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Emergency alert!

Due to the Hard Rock Hotel building collapse evacuation zone expansion, the Downtown Student Health Center and CAPS will be closed starting at 5 PM on 10/17/2019. It is currently unknown how long this closure will be in effect. Students should call (504) 865-5255 (Health Center) or (504) 314-2277 (CAPS) for information about appointments. The Uptown Health Center and CAPS operations are unaffected and will be open as usual.

Emergency & After Hours Care

Medical Emergencies

Uptown Campus: 504-865-5911 (Ext. 55911) 
Downtown Campus: 504-988-5555 (Ext. 85555)
Off Campus: 911

Calling any of the above numbers can dispatch an ambulance. State the condition of the person and the exact location. If you are in a residence hall, please notify a staff person immediately.

Tulane Emergency Medical Services can provide ambulatory service and basic medical emergency care to the Uptown campus during hours of operation. Learn more about how to use Tulane EMS.

Sexual Assault

 

Alcohol

 

Mental Health

CAPS & The Line

For a mental health emergency, same-day consultations are available at the CAPS Uptown location, Monday-Friday, Noon - 4:00 pm. The office closes at 5:00 pm. Please arrive no later than 4:00 pm to allow time to complete the necessary paperwork.

For after-hours crisis support, The Line is available 24/7 to Tulane students. Call or Text The Line, 24/7, at 504-264-6074.

Urgent Care & After-Hours Medical Care 

If your problem is not a critical emergency but you need assistance, choose one of the following options: 

  • Rapid Care Clinic: The Rapid Care Clinic is designed to serve students with a medical condition that requires prompt evaluation, or those whose symptoms require evaluation before the next available appointment. The Rapid Care Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm, excluding University holidays.

    • Please note: Students with T-SHIP are required to utilize the Health Center for services during business hours.

  • Call 24/7 Hour Nurse Advice and Health Information

  • Call or go to a private physician of your choice.

Urgent Care Centers Nearby

In & Out Urgent Care 504-864-8080 6225 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125
Ochsner Urgent Care-Uptown 504-891-7676 4605 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115
CVS Minute Clinic 504-891-7737 4401 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125

 

Pharmacies

View this local pharmacy list in Google Maps. Looking for transportation? Visit shuttles.tulane.edu or call 504-314-7433.

Walgreens Pharmacy 504-861-7864 718 S. Carrollton Ave.
1.1 miles from campus; 
Use Tulane blue line shuttle
Castellon’s Pharmacy
(Delivers)
504-866-3784 8232 Oak St.
1.2 miles from campus
CVS Pharmacy 504-891-7737 4401 S. Claiborne Ave.
1.5 miles from campus
Walgreens Pharmacy 504-891-0976 4400 S. Claiborne Ave.
1.5 miles from campus
Walgreens Pharmacy 504-861-5033 2418 S. Carrollton Ave.
1.5 miles from campus
CVS Pharmacy 504-891-6307 4901 Prytania St.
1.5 miles from campus
Walgreens Pharmacy 504-561-8458 1801 St. Charles Ave.
3.2 miles from campus
Walmart Pharmacy 504-522-6959 1901 Tchoupitoulas St.
5.4 miles from campus

Emergency Rooms* 

For emergencies, call or go to one of the following hospital emergency rooms, open 24 hours daily:

Tulane Medical Center* 504-988-5711 1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112
Ochsner Medical Center 504-842-3460 1514 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, LA 70121
Ochsner Baptist 504-899-9311 2700 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115
Touro Infirmary 504-897-7011 1401 Foucher St., New Orleans, LA 70115
University Medical Center 504-702-5700 2000 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112
Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children 504-780-8282 4700 South I-10 Service Rd W, Metairie, LA 70001

*Any expenses incurred as a result of medical care obtained off-campus (regardless of hospital), including ambulance service, are your responsibility.

Students who require follow-up care after an emergency room visit are encouraged to check with their insurance plan for their specific referral process prior to receiving care in the community.