University Health Center Pharmacy
8 AM to 5 PM
Pharmacy services are available for all:
- University of Nebraska students and their immediate dependents (Students may use the Pharmacy for one semester after they have left the University of Nebraska.)
- UNL Faculty & Staff and their immediate dependents
Remember to Bring Your Insurance Card
Know what other medications you are currently taking and your allergies.
Insurance-covered prescriptions often require a co-payment. We accept cash, check or credit card. Charges may also be put on your NCard account.
Call (402) 472-7457
We fill prescriptions from University Health Center medical providers AND non-University Health Center and out-of-state prescriptions.
To transfer your current prescriptions to the University Health Center, simply bring in the bottle with the label indicating you have refills remaining.
We offer a variety of over-the-counter medications and wellness items.
Online Prescription Refills
Request refills online and pick up when it's convenient for you.
Student-Focused Patient Consultations
We place an emphasis on individual patient counseling. We discuss drug interactions, dosage, appropriate storage and side effects. We take the time to fully explain insurance and reimbursement. We strive to provide the best possible prices on both prescription and over-the-counter products.
Accepted Prescription Insurance Plans
We are continually adding prescription insurance programs. Please consult our staff about other accepted insurance plans.
- Aetna US Healthcare
- Alta Rx
- Blue Cross
- Catalyst Rx
- Cigna Healthcare
- Express Scripts
- First Health
- Inoviant (Argus)
- John Deere Health
- Med Impact
- Mutual of Omaha
- Nebraska Medicaid
- Nova Scriptv
- Pharmacy Gold
- Pro Vantage
- Rx America
- Rx Options
- Rx Prime
- Rx West
- Scrip Card
- Scrip World
- United Health Care
- Walgreens Health Initiative
University Health Center Pharmacy FAQs
Yes, most items are priced lower than pharmacies in the community. We are members of a large multi-state government buying group that gives the University Health Center Pharmacy access to preferential pricing. Our goal is to keep students healthy and in school, not to make money for the University.
To get a price quote, call the University Health Center Pharmacy at 402-472-7457.
Times may vary. Your first visit will include gathering your personal information, including insurance and allergies. Subsequent visits and refills should take a matter of minutes.
Yes, request refills for pick up online or by phone.
Have the prescription number - which is printed on the prescription container and on your Pharmacy receipt - handy.
- Request refills online.
- Call the the University Health Center Pharmacy at 402-472-7457. Your refill will be ready when you arrive.
Prescription information is confidential by law, so we prefer that you pick up a new prescription so we can explain the drug to you personally.
You can send someone else to pick up a refilled prescription. Call 402-472-7457 in advance to authorize another person to pick up the prescription refill. For your protection, the person picking up the prescription will be asked for identification.
We will provide prescription information to you only, unless you give written authorization to release this information. However, if you are using insurance belonging to your parent(s), the insurance company may or may not contact the person responsible for that insurance policy. All University Health Center Pharmacy information is strictly confidential.
Yes, you have the same access to the University Health Center Pharmacy as UNL students. However, for non-UNL students, full payment must be made at the time the prescription is picked up.
Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies. These programs help patients who qualify to receive medication free of charge or at a reduced rate. Qualifications vary from company to company, but most are based on income and lack of prescription coverage.
The University Health Center offers enrollment assistance at no charge. Call 402-472-5000 for more information.
Below are sites which provide a directory of available programs for a variety of needs: