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Phone  850-599-3777
Fax  850-412-5643

Student Health Services
1700 Lee Hall Drive
116 Foote-Hilyer AC
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Student Health Services Pharmacy
Room 113A
Foote-Hilyer Administration Building
(850) 412-7881

Pharmacy Manager : Martha Ross, RPh

The Student Health Service Pharmacy is operated by the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Students may obtain prescription and over the counter medications as well as various health and beauty aids.  The pharmacy staff provide excellent patient education and consultations to assist you in your health care decisions.  

Services Provided
The FAMU pharmacy carries most common prescription medications and contraceptives.  Students can fill prescriptions written by student health service providers and community providers at discount prices with the convenience of using the university pharmacy.  Prescriptions may be called in from your private physician.  Prescriptions can also be transferred to our pharmacy from your pharmacy at home.

The pharmacy also carries many over the counter products and health and beauty aids.  These products may include: acne medication, anti-fungals, bath and beauty products, condoms, diabetic supplies, lotions, pain medications, sports cream, toothpaste and vitamins.

Pharmacy services include:

  • Outpatient prescription dispensing
  • Drug interaction information
  • Patient education
  • Medication review and monitoring
  • Consultations
  • Classroom and residence hall presentations

Payment for Prescriptions
Currently enrolled students do not have to pay for medications at the time the prescription is filled.  Pharmacy charges are applied to the student account.

The FAMU Pharmacy does not accept insurances at this time.  Pharmacy staff will complete claim forms presented by students so they may receive reimbursement from their insurance carrier. 

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Closed weekends and university holidays. 


Rx Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is eligible to get prescriptions filled at FAMU SHS Pharmacy?
Students who are currently enrolled at the university

2. Can a student have a prescription filled that was written outside of the Student Health Service?
Yes, prescriptions are accepted and verified from any licensed MD within the United States

3. Are all medications available within the Student Health Services Pharmacy?
The pharmacy stocks most of the popular medication, however it does have a limited formulary. This enables us to keep the costs lower for students.

4. If I have some medications left over or if I have an allergic reaction to a medication, can I return it to the pharmacy for credit?
Florida Law prevents us from reissuing any medication that was previously dispensed, since we cannot guarantee that it was properly stored or it is not contaminated. Therefore, we cannot issue credit.

5. May I get my prescription refilled during a semester when I am not enrolled?
Presently, we can only fill prescriptions for currently enrolled students, however, we may be able to transfer your prescription to another pharmacy.

6. Am I able to continue to get my refills after I graduate?
Again, we can only fill prescriptions for students who are currently enrolled.

7. Does the pharmacy mail prescriptions?
At this time we do not mail prescriptions.

8. Can I get over-the-counter products from the pharmacy?
Yes, we currently have a wide range of O-T-C products.

9. What should I take if I have a cold or need information about a medication?
Please come and talk with our pharmacist so that you may be assisted in the best available product for your needs.