Available Services


  • Fills prescriptions from Health Services and outside providers (prescribers)
  • Pharmacist counseling provided for all prescriptions filled
  • Checkout location for all Health Services appointments/procedures/charges
  • Prescriptions written at Health Services may be filled at patient's pharmacy of choice
  • Over-the-counter medication items available for purchase

Pharmacy Hours

  • Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday and university holidays

Payment Options

  • We accept cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, or students may charge to their Bursar account
  • Students enrolled in NIU Student Health Insurance Plan:
    • Bills NIU Student Health Insurance Plan for all billable items
  • Students with "Outside Insurance Plans":
    • Provides receipt appropriate for filing claims with outside insurance plan
    • Health Services does not accept prescription/medical cards from outside insurance plans

For further information, please call 815-753-9706 or fax 815-753-5906.

Beginning Fall 2014 (8/15/14) NIU Student Health Insurance Plan will have prescription drug coverage. Pharmacy will bill the NIU Student Health Insurance Plan for patient prescriptions at an across the board $15.00 copay for all pharmaceuticals we carry.

Copays at outside pharmacies will be $25 (generic)/$40 (preferred)/$60 (non-preferred).