Pharmacy FAQ

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How do I pay?

You may pay for your prescription at the pharmacy using cash, check, debit card, Debit Dawg, most major credit cards or you may charge the item to your Bursar bill.

Does Insurance cover prescriptions?

The price of prescriptions and other pharmacy items is not included in your SIUC Health Insurance. We are not able to directly bill public aid or any insurance company for you.

Can I get a list of my prescription?

We can give you a record of your prescription purchases. Please pick this up in person or send us written permission to mail this record to you. Since this is confidential information, we cannot honor phone requests for prescription records.

Can I fill prescriptions from my family doctor?

You may fill prescriptions at the SHC Pharmacy from physicians outside Student Health Center. This includes your hometown doctor or hospital emergency room. The physician may phone the pharmacy with your prescription, (618) 453-4417, or you may bring in a written prescription. Prescriptions may be faxed to the pharmacy at (618) 453-4672.

What if I am too sick to pick up my prescription?

If you are unable to pick up your prescription, a friend can do this for you. Please call ahead and give us authorization. We do not mail prescriptions.

Can I get my prescription filled somewhere else?

Prescriptions from Student Health Center providers can be filled at ANY pharmacy.
Your prescription may be transferred from another pharmacy. Bring in your prescription bottle, receipt, or the pharmacy phone number, and your student ID.

What else can I get in the pharmacy?

A selection of over-the-counter items are available for purchase in the pharmacy. These include diabetic needs, cold/cough remedies, birth control items, vitamins, first aid supplies, skin medications, etc.